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Researchers from Ben Gurion University offer an innovative explanation for this unique behavior of the fairy circles phenomenon: a combination of phenotypic adaptation at the level of the individual plant, by deepening the roots of the plants into more moist soil layers,
The Secretary of the UN Desert Convention, Ibrahim Theo, said these things at the international desert conference held at the Desert Research Institute in Sde Boker. Water shortage, crops will fail, plants will stop growing, migration will expand even more
According to the head of the climate services of the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) "even when the amounts of rain remain the same, because of the warming water evaporates and the area dries out
Grapes, wheat and corn: according to a new study, popular agricultural crops in the Mediterranean countries will need more irrigation in the near future - and this when the water sources in the region are only dwindling. How are the farmers preparing for this?
A group of Israeli geologists has been investigating the deep layers of the Dead Sea for the last decade, with the aim of uncovering the climatic history of the area and producing local and global climatic forecasts. The conclusions of the studies may illuminate the
A new study based on an analysis of climatic data conducted by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Columbia University in the USA: "Global warming is expected to cause even more widespread mega-droughts and fires across America, already in the near future"
In studies conducted using a new model, based on data measured in sands from the Kalahari Desert in Africa and the Simpson Desert in Australia, researchers were able to find that the ancient sands date back so far - several million years at least,
Minister Zandberg: The State of Israel has an advantage stemming from many years of experience in developing innovative solutions to deal with the challenges of living in a desert environment. The DeserTech innovation center will make it possible to harness Israeli innovation for the benefit of all
Prof. Moshe Armon: "The method we developed can be used to map the bottom of desert lakes around the world, and help us understand what the climate was like in those regions of the world in the past and maybe even in the future."
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