50,000 visitors to Nature and Parks Authority sites

In particular, Authority notes thousands of hikers at northern water sites cleared for bathing, including Nahal Snir, Tel Dan, and more.Mordechai Sones, 8/21/2018, 9:13 PM

Watch: Infusing water into Golan rivers

Israel Nature and Parks Authority, Water Authority and Mekorot begin pumping clean water to Golan rivers to reduce pollutant concentrations.Rafael Levy, 8/20/2018, 8:11 PM

Thousands of Israelis die each year from air pollution

Environmental Protection Minister pushes national plan to scrap diesel vehicles, reduce air pollution. 'If I save lives, it's all worth it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2018, 12:23 PM

River of PA sewage flows through Samaria

Miles of sewage from Arab towns flows next to Trans-Binyamin highway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 8:24 PM

Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Environmental Protection Ministry fines factory for allowing massive amount of soap to flow into nearby river.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 1:42 PM

Israel shuts down illegal Arab garbage dump in Samaria

Civil Administration enforces law at pirate waste disposal site used to burn trash.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2018, 5:02 PM

Israelis unite to fight garbage burning

Jews and Arabs band together in protest of Israeli government's refusal to punish those who burn garbage.Ido Ben Porat, 9/8/2017, 1:16 PM

'Samaria residents deserve environmental quality'

Environmental Protection representatives visit pirate landfill in Samaria, witness horrendous pollution.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/17/2017, 1:30 PM

An ecological disaster in the Judean Desert

Acidic water leaks into Ashalim River and Judean Desert after a Rotem Fertilizers reservoir gets breached.Arutz Sheva STaff, 7/1/2017, 10:01 PM

Government halts research on Haifa pollution

Health, Environment ministries say research investigating connection between Haifa pollution and higher morbidity needs to be redone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 3:06 PM

Proposed bill: Travel together to work

Opposition MK suggests legalizing ridesharing as a way to reduce costs, pollution, and traffic jams.Hezki Baruch, 6/4/2017, 9:50 AM

Palestinian Authority pollutes Israeli water supply, again

PA pollution of river which flows into central Israel resumes two months after Civil Administration said it had been stopped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2017, 7:10 PM

New study links pollution to strokes

New study shows those under 55 who live in polluted areas at greater risk of stroke.Yedidya Ben-Or, 12/11/2016, 9:17 AM

Rain could cause problems after fires

Expert on forest fires warns that rainwater could cause severe pollution in urban areas where there is much ash and debris from fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 8:37 PM

'We will end the silent murder of Israelis'

Likud MK warns massive air pollution from illegal charcoal production in the Palestinian Authority is poisoning thousands of Israelis daily.Hezki Baruch, 10/26/2016, 10:08 AM

'Government abandoning citizens to Arab pollution'

Knesset committee discusses air pollution in Samaria caused by illegal Arab burning of trees. 'Every day is like breathing on Lag Ba'Omer'.Gary Willig, 10/5/2016, 3:02 PM

Standoff with Haifa Chemical Firms Continues

Municipal garbage trucks still blocking entrances to a refinery and four chemical plants in standoff over carcinogens.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/20/2015, 2:56 PM

Pollution in Tehran Sends 400 to Hospital

Almost 400 people hospitalized with problems caused by heavy air pollution in Tehran, with nearly 1,500 others requiring treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2015, 4:14 AM

Activist: Cut Down on Bonfires for Cleaner Air

A Tel Aviv organization suggests 'uniting' community bonfires - so people can get to know each other, and to save the environmentYosef Berger, 5/18/2014, 6:26 PM

Court: Egged to Pay for 'Choking' Passengers

Passengers at 'the most polluted site in Israel' can expect some cash relief, a Jerusalem court ruled.Moshe Cohen, 4/10/2014, 8:08 AM

Ministry: J-M Bus Depot Most Polluted Site Here

Israelis taking the bus from the the Jerusalem Central Bus Depot should stay off the boarding platforms, the Health Ministry saidDavid Lev, 1/20/2014, 10:36 PM

Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in Israel

Environmental Protection Ministry names names of top polluters. Electric Company terms report ‘inaccurate.’Maayana Miskin, 12/1/2013, 2:20 PM

New Pollution Plan Revives 'Cash for Clunkers'

The government is set to authorize on Sunday a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel.David Lev, 8/11/2013, 10:22 AM

Mimouna, Bread, and Dust Storms: Pesach Concludes

Israelis were wrapping up the Passover holiday on Monday eveningDavid Lev, 4/1/2013, 8:20 PM

Study: Pollution May Cause Low Birth Weight

For pregnant women, breathing in air pollution from vehicles and coal power plants increases the risk of having a low birth weight baby. , 2/6/2013, 10:54 AM

Green Party Won't Stop 'Choking Child' Phone Calls

Israel's Green Party is refusing to halt its 'shock campaign,' in which a choking child is heard pleading for an end to air pollutionDavid Lev, 1/21/2013, 9:21 PM

Tehran Governor Orders City's Shutdown

Schools, government buildings in the Iranian capital will be closed on Saturday for the second time in a month due to high air pollution. Arutz Sheva staff, 1/4/2013, 1:45 AM

TAU Links Air Pollution to Recurrent Heart Attacks

A 19 year study of 1120 initial heart attack victims revealed air pollution increased chances of recurrence by 43%; strokes by moreGabe Kahn, 6/6/2012, 10:16 PM

Australia's Labor Party Reeling After Queensland

Voter anger at the carbon tax imposed by the Gillard government has made Australian Labor a distinct underdog.Amiel Ungar, 4/3/2012, 5:11 AM

IDF Lowered Air Pollution in Jenin

Destruction of 32 illegal charcoal production sites improved air quality in the region.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2012, 10:42 AM

Clean Air Law Goes into Force

From January 1, a comprehensive set of prohibitions and obligations applies to pollution sources in Israel. Gil Ronen, 1/4/2011, 12:14 PM

Haifa 'Has 30% More Cancer'

A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.Gil Ronen, 10/18/2010, 10:31 PM

End to an Arab Pollution Source

Illegal Arab-made coal from the Shomron causes tremendous air pollution. The good news: Many of the pirate facilities will finally be closed down.Hillel Fendel, 10/4/2010, 11:20 AM

Charge: PA Pollution Ruins River

Pollution from PA villages is ruining natural spaces in the Binyamin region, and the government is allowing it to happen, residents accuse.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2010, 2:05 PM

Touring the Old City? Not by Car

Residents of the Old City are not sure about the new traffic arrangements to the Western Wall and environs, but are willing to give them a chance.Hillel Fendel, 6/6/2010, 6:34 PM

Jordan River: Drying Up?

Environmentalists are warning that the legendary Jordan River is drying up – fast – partly due to misguided efforts to save it.Hana Levi Julian, 5/16/2010, 11:36 AM

'PA Arabs Contaminating Water'

National Infrastructure Minister MK Uzi Landau: Arabs are receiving clean water from us and are returning sewage. This is ruining the environmentYoni Kempinski, 4/7/2010, 2:44 PM