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IDF criticized for causing environmental damage during northern operation

"Despite the rigorous planning and preparation efforts taken in advance, the necessary steps for protecting the environment during the exercise were not taken," Gamliel wrote to Gantz.

Dolphins spotted swimming near the coast of Netanya - WATCH

The sighting featured an estimated 8 individuals, including two calves. The school was seen playing amidst the waves.

Giant manta ray spotted off the coast of Eilat

Adi Barash, Chair of the Sharks in Israel NGO, said that such sightings are rare in Eilat.

Hundreds of African frogs found illegally kept in shoe store

The amphibians were being kept for trade in a store posing as a cobbler.

Yarkon river

Parks, trails packed on Shabbat, after Knesset votes to keep country open

Libraries, zoos, museums, pools and other tourist attractions were shut last weekend. However, on Thursday, the Knesset Coronavirus Committee voted in favor of keeping them open.

Gazelle rescued after being trapped by Palestinians, July 6, 2020

Two Palestinians arrested after trapping gazelle

The two were held for questioning and the gazelle was brought to a veterinary hospital for medical treatment.

Eight dehydrated hikers rescued amid heatwave

Due to the heatwave, the National Parks Authority closed down some of the national parks in the interest of keeping trekkers safe, advising them to stay out of open areas with no shade.

Two elephant ivories retrieved by the Civil Administration at the Allenby Bridge crossing in October

Israeli Nature and Parks Authority imposes new regulations on ivory

The NPA will prohibit all trade in ivory and products resembling ivory, such as mammoth ivory.

Springtime in Israel

Time to Renew Tu B’shevat

To those who say, "God will solve the problem” of the environment, let us remember that the first thing that God gave humankind was the power and responsibility of dominion over the world.

Dor Habonim beach by Lahav Center

Hike of the Month - Along Israel's Mediterranean coast

On these routes you will find magical picnic spots and scenic beach strips, perfect for a sunset walk.

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