trees

Extensive reforestation of semi-arid areas won't moderate global warming - study

Surprising new Israeli research finds that afforestation in semi-dry places may even make global warming worse.

An Israeli woman and a child sit at a playground near a kindergarten

Does planting trees around playgrounds protect kids from air pollution?

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution has been linked with a range of health risks including cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological health.

Even modest climate change may lead to sweeping changes - study

“Our results spell problems for the health and diversity of future regional forests,” said lead author Peter Reich.

Jerusalem needs to save its trees

Too many questions have remained, without satisfying answers, regarding who is profiting when trees are cut down.

13/08/2022

Climate change renders pine trees susceptible to fungal disease - study

The researchers studied the effects of climate change on Austrian pine trees after they were infected by two related fungi, Diplodia sapinea and Diplodia scrobiculata.

Shawshank's famous oak in Lucas, Ohio.

Oak tree long thought to have been extinct now rediscovered

The tree is in poor condition and in desperate need of conservation. The Morton Arboretum described the tree's trunk as "scarred in fire" and it also "showed signs of severe fungal infection."

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund’s digital transformation

From the digitized Books of Honor to tree plantings via Zoom, KKL-JNF is adopting advanced technologies to strengthen its fundraising and the connection of Diaspora Jews to the Land of Israel.

By LIOR NOVIK
01/07/2022

Life-changing app identifies trees and flowers

One man's transformative experience with the PictureThis app.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
06/06/2022

'Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress tree'

Opinion: Luke Hilton explains HaYovel's largest project to date - "Greening Israel."

By LUKE HILTON
29/04/2022

75 reasons I love Israel (in no particular order) - opinion

Remember that when we were crossing the sea after the Exodus, some looked down and only saw the mud. They missed the miracle.

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