Israel Nature and Parks Authority

Government not doing enough to stop influx of invasive species - comptroller

Looking at international agreements to preserve biological variety, the comptroller found that Israel failed to ratify several international treaties aimed at preserving the marine environment.

Endangered sandbar shark rescued from fishing net in Israeli beach

The population of sandbar sharks in the Mediterranean sea went down by a staggering 90% between 2005-2015.

White daffodils in full bloom at Golan Heights nature reserve

The Nov Meadow Nature Reserve's unique conditions make it a breeding ground for beautiful and strong-scented flowers.

Roads and trails close due to floods in south of Israel

Strong rains and storms in Israel's South caused excessive flooding.

HaMeshushim pool, Golan Heights

Northern water streams potentially contaminated, sampling finds

In a joint statement, the Health and Environmental Protection ministries issued a warning and notified local governments, who will inform residents that the streams may be dangerous.

A small bottle can create big change

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA) and SodaStream launched over Sukkot a series of reusable bottles in order to raise awareness to the immense damage that disposable plastic utensils cause.

All time record of Israeli hikers set over Sukkot

A record 1.23 million Israelis visited Israel's national parks and nature reserves over Sukkot, according to the Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA).

Injured honey buzzard freed after treatment by Nature and Parks Authority

A honey buzzard, or pern, was likely injured in a collision while migrating through Israel to reach nesting grounds in Europe and was treated by Israel Nature and Parks Authority.

A crocodile spotted in the northern moshav of Beit Hanania

Crocodile spotted in Yarmuk River on Israel-Jordan border

The crocodile was seen in the Yarmuk River, that delineates the border between Israel and Jordan, southeast of the Kinneret. It probably escaped from nearby Hamat Gader.

Endangered wildlife in northern Israel killed in suspected poisoning

Since the 1950s, the extinction of several species in the region, particularly birds of prey, has been directly linked to the use of poisonous pesticides.

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