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Weekly Torah Study: Genetics and environment

Weekly Torah Study: Genetics and environment

It's not only nurture, it is also nature that plays a role in choosing a bride.Rabbi Gedalia Meyer, 15/11/2020 08:00
Jerusalem and the post-Corona Culture of Clean

Jerusalem and the post-Corona Culture of Clean

Jerusalem can be more golden if we use the lockdown, when the city was noticeably cleaner, as a 'tipping point' and keep it that way. Op-ed.Dr. Reuven M. Schwartz, 18/06/2020 06:00
KKL signs agreement with Argentine provinces

KKL signs agreement with Argentine provinces

Two Argentine provinces will get advice on environmental issues from KKL.JTA Staff, 03/09/2019 09:54
New campaign aims to bring solar-powered lighting to Africa

New campaign aims to bring solar-powered lighting to Africa

Hanergy's innovative thin-film solar-powered 'Humbrella' may increase access to clean and free electricity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2018 00:01
'The 'settlements' are a fait accompli'

'The 'settlements' are a fait accompli'

Gush Etzion Regional Council head argues there is no reason not to declare sovereignty over the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2017 16:44
Watch: Baby chimp rescued from wild life traffickers

Watch: Baby chimp rescued from wild life traffickers

BBC investigates the brutal world of chimpanzee trafficking, 01/02/2017 22:38
New Israeli city to have green-only schools

New Israeli city to have green-only schools

New city of 50,000, adjacent to Arab towns on the southern Galilee border, will be environmentally friendly.Hillel Fendel, 28/12/2015 01:42
Olive oil byproduct is threatening the environment

Olive oil byproduct is threatening the environment

Improper disposal of Alpechín - an acidic byproduct generated during olive oil production - is wreaking havoc on Israel's trees.Shoshana Miskin, 07/12/2015 16:52
Prince Charles: Syria war linked to climate change

Prince Charles: Syria war linked to climate change

Heir to British throne links years-long drought to Syrian civil war which followed, ahead of global climate summit in Paris.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2015 12:51
New Program to Get Israelis on Their Bikes

New Program to Get Israelis on Their Bikes

The government is working to encourage commuters to take public transportation or use bicycles in congested cities in central Israel.Moshe Cohen, 18/01/2015 22:07
Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in Israel

Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in Israel

Environmental Protection Ministry names names of top polluters. Electric Company terms report ‘inaccurate.’Maayana Miskin, 01/12/2013 14:20
'Green' Efrat To Turn Down Streetlight Costs

'Green' Efrat To Turn Down Streetlight Costs

Efrat taking yet another step towards turning itself into the “greenest” town in Israel.David Lev, 14/11/2013 14:56
'International Cleanup Day'

'International Cleanup Day'

"Clean Up The World" campaign looks to inspire communities to clean up, fix up, and conserve their environment.Kochava Rozenbaum , 03/09/2013 23:31
New Pollution Plan Revives 'Cash for Clunkers'

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, 11/08/2013 10:22
UN Food Program Director: Can Men Plan for Future?

UN Food Program Director: Can Men Plan for Future?

Ertharin Cousin took part in the President's Conference and tried to answer some troubling questions.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 23/06/2013 22:00
'Extinct' Frog Appears in Israel

'Extinct' Frog Appears in Israel

An ‘extinct’ frog makes a comeback in Israel’s Hula Valley, becoming a unique ‘living fossil.' A change from archaeological finds., 04/06/2013 18:22
Customs Inspectors Prevent 'Frog Terror Attack'

Customs Inspectors Prevent 'Frog Terror Attack'

Customs inspectors at Ben Gurion Airport nabbed a smuggler who had attempted to bring some 30 poison dart frogs into the countryDavid Lev, 18/04/2013 13:33
CleanTech - Int'l. "Green" Conference and Expo

CleanTech - Int'l. "Green" Conference and Expo

The 17th annual international event for Clean Technologies took place this week in Tel Aviv. Yoni Kempinski, 01/02/2013 09:21
Video: Israeli Produces Cardboard Bicycle

Video: Israeli Produces Cardboard Bicycle

A self-described bicycle freak from a moshav near Netanya has produced a cardboard bike he wants to peddle for about $20. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 16/10/2012 12:14
New Guidelines May Sink EU Biofuels Industry

New Guidelines May Sink EU Biofuels Industry

Rising food prices have prompted the EU to rethink a policy of support for growing biofuels.Amiel Ungar, 12/09/2012 14:04
Fire Moves Underground, Continues to Burn

Fire Moves Underground, Continues to Burn

A fire that broke out in a northern town in May has still not been put out – and is continuing to burn undergroundDavid Lev, 17/08/2012 01:14
SodaStream Starts a Sizzle with Coca-Cola

SodaStream Starts a Sizzle with Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is suing Israel-based SodaStream for using its bottles in their environmental ads highlighting plastic bottles as waste. Chana Ya'ar, 27/06/2012 19:05
Firefighters Work to Prevent Haifa Chemical Fire

Firefighters Work to Prevent Haifa Chemical Fire

A dozen firefighting crews worked for long hours Thursday morning to prevent what could have been a major chemical fire in HaifaDavid Lev, 21/06/2012 12:26
IDF Turns Out the Lights for ‘Earth Day’

IDF Turns Out the Lights for ‘Earth Day’

The IDF imposed a literal blackout for one hour Monday night to participate in Earth Day and raise awareness of a natural environment.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/04/2012 09:10
Jerusalem Controversy over Fast Route to Tel Aviv

Jerusalem Controversy over Fast Route to Tel Aviv

A faster route to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem has environmental protection groups unhappy. Protest planned.Maayana Miskin, 26/02/2012 19:20
Canada, Others Threaten EU With Retaliation

Canada, Others Threaten EU With Retaliation

The EU's attempt to pressure other countries into stronger environmental measures is encountering resistance.Amiel Ungar, 24/02/2012 11:57
Tu B’Shvat Goes ‘Modern Green’

Tu B’Shvat Goes ‘Modern Green’

The Tu B’Shvat holiday traditionally is celebrated by planting trees to make Israel green. Environmentalists add new meanings.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 07/02/2012 20:38
Fighting Fire with… Goats?

Fighting Fire with… Goats?

Climate Change & Forest Fires conference hears novel ideas for prevention of forest fires.Gil Ronen, 31/01/2012 17:59
'Greening’ is for Environment, not Hamas

'Greening’ is for Environment, not Hamas

The IDF is trying to educate Arabs in Judea and Samaria to make their cities green, which happens to be the same color as the Hamas flag. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/01/2012 08:21
EU to Go Ahead with Carbon Tax on Airlines

EU to Go Ahead with Carbon Tax on Airlines

The EU and the US are on a confrontation course over the EU carbon tax designed to reduce pollution by airplanes.Amiel Ungar, 22/12/2011 04:46
MK: Lower the Mosque Noise!

MK: Lower the Mosque Noise!

The government will discuss a law that would require mosques to temper the prayer announcements made by muezzins at Islamic prayer times.David Lev, 08/12/2011 09:24
Obama Catch-22: The Keystone XL Pipeline

Obama Catch-22: The Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline pits two groups of Obama supporters against each other. Jobs vs. environment.Amiel Ungar, 08/11/2011 07:40
Two House Committees Will Investigate Solyndra

Two House Committees Will Investigate Solyndra

The House will begin hearings on the Obama Administration poster company that went bankrupt, leaving the government holding the bag.Amiel Ungar, 23/09/2011 00:43
Greens See Red Over Obama Retreat

Greens See Red Over Obama Retreat

Faced with dismal job reports, Barack Obama cannot risk 'green' policies that might make things worse. Amiel Ungar, 04/09/2011 18:49
Demonstrators Want New Elections Not Carbon T

Demonstrators Want New Elections Not Carbon T

Protesters claim that Prime Minister Julia Gillard has no mandate for a carbon tax after she made an electoral promise barring the tax.Aryeh ben Hayim, 16/08/2011 19:33
GE Acquires Lightech

GE Acquires Lightech

Hoping to cash in on its green technology GE has acquired LightechAryeh ben Hayim, 26/07/2011 16:56
Solar Farms Bad for Environment?

Solar Farms Bad for Environment?

A study by the Nature Authority says that the Negev is the wrong place for a solar farm.David Lev, 21/07/2011 21:01
Fracturing Process Weakens Russia and Iran

Fracturing Process Weakens Russia and Iran

According to a Baker Institute Study full exploitation of shale gas will alter the geopolitical balance in a favorable directionAmiel Ungar, 21/07/2011 20:24
EU Rules Won't Fly Say Airlines

EU Rules Won't Fly Say Airlines

The European attempt to impose emission curbs on foreign carriers outside its airspace is facing heavy resistance.Amiel Ungar, 06/07/2011 23:07