pollution

'Low Emission Zone' helps reduce air pollution in Haifa

Over the past two years, since the introduction of a a "Low Emission Zone" in the city, which forbids the entrance of Diesel powered vehicles into the town hall.

By OMRI RON
27/08/2020
Pharmaceutical residuals found polluting marine life on Israel's coasts

Unlike other pollutants, pharmaceuticals, which are not fully metabolized in the body, are designed to affect biological systems in even very small amounts.

20/08/2020
Backpack volunteers gather data showing pollution rising after lockdowns

Data from volunteers and other sources recorded falls in pollution after curbs came into force, but eased restrictions have seen pollution start to climb back.

By REUTERS
02/07/2020
Unexpectedly clearer air during plague days

On March 15, guidelines were issued regarding the closure of all educational institutions and a significant reduction in manpower in the workplace. After March 17, pollution levels dropped noticeably.

By YAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
02/04/2020
Air pollution plunges in European cities amid coronavirus lockdown

Nitrogen dioxide, a noxious gas emitted by cars, power plants and factories, is blamed for some respiratory and heart conditions.

By REUTERS
28/03/2020
World could witness 'huge backlash' in pollution after outbreak

The warning was delivered by Dr. Orr Karassin, a senior lecturer at the Open University of Israel, based on evidence from the 2008 global financial crisis.

26/03/2020
TWO PEOPLE walk near the beach in Tel Aviv
Is the coronavirus crisis good for the environment?

Since the beginning of the outbreak, scientists have registered a decrease in air pollution levels in all the areas in the world affected by lockdowns.

ACCORDING TO A State Comptroller’s Report released in March 2019, over the past 40 years, the densit
Work from home, save money and protect the environment

Working remotely from a neighborhood café or regional business center can help to reduce road congestion and pollutant emissions.

By YAEL MOR
03/02/2020
Milan's drivers widely ignore driving ban set to curb city smog

In 2008, Milan was dubbed the most polluted city in Europe - the smog problem accompanies the title year after year.

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