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Utensil tax was wrong, say researchers, business owners, plastic makers

"In a hot country like this, with coronavirus and health issues, it’s not really possible to have customers drink from other kinds of cups. They need to have something which is single-use."

Air pollution exposure linked to fatty liver disease -study

Researchers determined that long-term exposure to ambient air pollution may increase the odds of contracting fatty liver disease.

More challenges arise for Israel's tax on disposable utensils

On November 1, Israel began taxing sales of disposable plastic utensils, including cups, plates, bowls, cutlery and straws at a rate of NIS 11 per kilogram.


Decade of ammonia air pollution traced in Africa - NASA study

Ammonia (NH3) is a colorless gas with a pungent smell composed of nitrogen and hydrogen.


End of the line for business owners in Tel Aviv Central Bus Station

Over 1,000 employees face unemployment when Tel Aviv Central Bus Station is closed next month. For business owners who cannot relocate, this means the destruction of their livelihood.

Light pollution could harm animal reproduction- Israeli research

"We ask you to help protect our environment and surroundings by turning off the lights in your backyards," said lead TAU researcher Keren Levy.

COP26: Over 100 global leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

The Glasgow Leaders' Declaration on Forest and Land Use will cover forests totaling more than 13 million square miles, according to a statement from the UK Prime Minister's office.


Israel's defense industry behind pollution of natural water sources - state comptroller

14 groundwater sites were contaminated by hazardous pollutants due to the activities of Israel’s Defense Industries, and IMI (now Elbit Systems Land) in particular.

Israeli startup looks to fight pollution with crowd-cleaning platform

The CleanCoin app, launched just five weeks ago in Israel, allows users to easily report or clean up trash piles around them and earn prizes.


How can the world save millions of lives from air pollution?

World Health Organization highlights key guidelines for prevention of fatal air pollution.

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