Category: Environment/Energy

A rest stop for half a billion birds flying over Israel

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 5, 2017

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For the first time in Israel: 25 clean energy buses for Haifa

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 5, 2017

Source: KKL Israel Twenty-five electric Egged buses are launched in Haifa, as part of the Clean Car Revolution advanced by KKL-JNF and the Israeli Ministry for Protection of the Environment to reduce air pollution levels…

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Ancient medicines find modern uses at SupHerbs farm

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 5, 2017

By Lin Arison and Dianna Stoll Plants have been utilized for their medicinal powers since ancient times. Today such plants are shedding their “alternative healing” label, as researchers are analyzing and quantifying their properties, and…

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Artificial reefs are better than the real thing for divers

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 5, 2017

By Brian Blum When does an artificial vacation destination trump the real thing? When it’s a diving spot in Eilat and the aim is to preserve the authentic coral reefs nearby. That’s one of the…

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Welcome to Israel’s water revolution

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 5, 2017

By Lin Arison and Diana Stoll When it comes to water, Israel is up against some serious challenges. The country is nearly two-thirds desert, and even those places where water exists, such as Lake Kinneret (the…

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Lightweight generator on the way for next natural disaster

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 5, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman Aquarius Engines, the Israeli company that’s working on a revolutionary alternative to the combustion engine for cars, is packaging the same technology into an exceptionally lightweight and efficient portable generator. It won’t…

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Unique Israeli research reveals why honeybees are dying

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 5, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman If you give a “menu” to a bee, it will instinctively choose dishes that provide the right balance of nutrients: sugary nectar plus pollen full of protein, fatty acids and micro-nutrients.…

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Researcher discovers trees interact and share resources

admin | Environment/Energy, | August 10, 2017

By Yonatan Sredni Trees are truly amazing. Besides producing nearly half the earth’s oxygen, providing habitat for millions of species, and creating the soil and timber resources we depend on, trees also do one more surprising…

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Scientists develop innovative way to remove viruses from drinking water

admin | Environment/Energy, | August 10, 2017

By Israel21c staff Israeli and American researchers develop novel membrane filtration methods to fill a critical need worldwide. A team of Israeli, German and US researchers have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the…

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Scientists develop innovative way to remove viruses from drinking water

admin | Environment/Energy, | July 5, 2017

Israeli and American researchers develop novel membrane filtration methods to fill a critical need worldwide. By ISRAEL21c Staff June 6, 2017 A team of Israeli, German and US researchers have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that…

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