Category: Environment/Energy

Water-sensitive cities

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 6, 2017

Creating Water Sensitive Cities in Israel April 30, 2015 Desert & Water Research, Press Releases   BGU researchers are joining with colleagues from three other universities to develop a new program, “Creating Water Sensitive Cities…

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Israel uses the sea to overcome its old foe….drought.

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 6, 2017

Aided by the Sea, Israel Overcomes an Old Foe: Drought By ISABEL KERSHNERMAY 29, 2015 JERUSALEM — At the peak of the drought, Shabi Zvieli, an Israeli gardener, feared for his livelihood. A hefty tax…

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World Bank seeks Israel’s help around water

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 6, 2017

Israel and World Bank Group Sign Agreement to Share Innovative Best Practices in Water June 17, 2015 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2015 — The Israeli Ministry of Economy has committed $500,000 to the World Bank Group’s…

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How Israel defies the drought

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 6, 2017

How Israel defies drought Israel ended its driest year on record with a water surplus. Lessons from a desert nation on how to get more out of the spigot By Christa Case Bryant, Staff writer…

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Saving California’s water – and on tap for the rest of the world

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 6, 2017

Could NeoTop’s water spheres save California? Israeli state-of-the-art modular cover system decreases evaporation of reservoirs and saves precious water while preserving quality. By Viva Sarah Press August 17, 2015, 7:00 am These aren’t ordinary plastic…

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Discover how ants can carry a doughnut – and more…

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 6, 2017

Amazing ants team up to bring home the bacon Israeli researchers reveal a physics-based model to explain how conformist and leader ants cooperate in steering food to their nest By Abigail Klein Leichman August 11,…

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“Smart” garbage cans – I kid you not!

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 5, 2017

Afula’s ‘smart garbage cans’ send out distress signal when full The northern city is the first one in Israel to apply new tech to an age-old problem By David Shamah August 30, 2015 An Afula…

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Technology for quick water quality testing

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 5, 2017

  Water quality test co Lishtot wins Jerusalem contest 9 Sep, 2015 7:01 Idan Rabi The company will now represent Israel in the international Global Entrepreneurial Network competition in November. Lishtot, which develops technology for…

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Whole-wheat bread? You’re kidding!

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 5, 2017

The kids will never guess this is whole-wheat bread A new seed that makes light-colored whole-grain flour, and other Israeli innovations in wheat, are advancing global crop improvement. By Viva Sarah Press September 24, 2015,…

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Israeli water technologies are tops!

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 5, 2017

In Face Of Global Shortage, World Leaders Praise Israel’s Water Technologies At WATEC Conference By Einat Paz-Frankel, NoCamels   October 15, 2015 Despite tensions in the region, 25,000 people from 100 countries are attending the…

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