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.
The population of sandbar sharks in the Mediterranean sea went down by a staggering 90% between 2005-2015.
The Nov Meadow Nature Reserve's unique conditions make it a breeding ground for beautiful and strong-scented flowers.
Strong rains and storms in Israel's South caused excessive flooding.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.