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The climate crisis is a hot topic - with myths and lies circulating widely. The UN website has compiled essential facts that will help deal with misinformation and disinformation and build support for urgent action
Millions of tons of food are thrown away in Israel every year, which affects food security - especially in times of crisis such as war. So how do you create nutritional resilience? Stop wasting food
The global water crisis is getting worse, and over 2 billion people are expected to suffer from a lack of water by 2050. Meanwhile, Israel is accumulating enormous knowledge and expertise on the subject of water management, alongside a thriving ecosystem of companies contributing to innovation in the field. So will the gospel of water come to the world from Israel?
Fish that change their distribution towards the poles due to climate change are declining in abundance
The government made statements, made decisions - but did not take actions that would allow for real progress. A subcommittee of the State Audit Committee imposed confidentiality on another report concerning Haifa at this stage
A one degree Celsius increase in global average temperature due to the man-made climate crisis could shorten life expectancy by about 5 months, with women and residents of developing countries disproportionately affected
The transition to renewable energy: the way out of the climate crisis But the oil, gas and coal tycoons have other plans
How growth of the mineral calcium carbonate affects the carbon dioxide cycle in the waters of the Bay of Eilat, and thus the ecosystem and climate warming
A new survey reveals that the statements of Greta and climate activists around the world against Israel had a negative impact on the position of about a quarter of the Israeli public on the issue of the climate crisis
Opinion: The way to overcome the economic difficulties caused by the war is through Israeli environmental high-tech. Our climate innovation, and the response it offers to the decisions made at the UN's global climate conference, can strengthen the economy - and rebrand Israel
A new study reveals: large cities along the Atlantic coast of the United States are sinking at a rapid rate"
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, and of self-organization in space at the population level
Dr. Assaf Rosenthal quotes one of the participants following the climate conference in Dubai: "Humanity must stop using nature as a toilet", "Humanity has become a weapon of mass destruction".
Intel's research laboratories reveal 31 research projects that shape the future of artificial intelligence innovation, including two studies from Israel
It was the high-tech companies from the surrounding area that represented Israel at the UN's global climate conference, which opened this week in the United Arab Emirates. Their managers talk about the professional and personal difficulties of the companies and their employees these days - and also about the importance of traveling to the main international event, despite everything
This week, representatives of many countries are gathering in Dubai to discuss measures to curb global warming and prevent future climate disasters. The conference, known as COP28, poses complex challenges to decision makers
There is also criticism that countries are failing to meet their emission reduction targets, and that global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, jeopardizing the goal of not warming the planet beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius
The claims that fast fashion chains like SHEIN are pro-Palestinian join the findings of investigations into the terrible working conditions in their factories and the enormous environmental damage they cause. So where should you buy clothes in this year's "shopping month"? And how will this help the Israeli economy?
Trees or solar panels - which strategy wins in dealing with the climate crisis?
In times of war it is not always easy to be strong or to imagine the day after, but various animals and plants teach us that it is possible to survive and show resilience even in hostile and challenging conditions. Many examples suggest that if nature can recover, so can we
Experts warn that the severe attack of October 7 and the firing of rockets at Israel filled the surrounding area and other areas with toxic infections, exposure to which could significantly harm health. Therefore, the planned rehabilitation in Otef will require treatment of these infections, and those who are currently in place must wear a mask and gloves to protect their health
How did your trip help the environment you were in? Get to know restorative tourism, which is not only harmless - but also helps nature and local communities during the trip. Food for thought in honor of Hul Moed trips
Until now, the low temperatures of the Mediterranean water in winter have been a barrier to the arrival of tropical corals. The establishment of the Dendronaphtia we found indicates that at least last winter, the waters of the Mediterranean Sea were warmer than before
The etrog is currently at risk due to the rise in global temperatures as part of the climate crisis, and it is possible that the day will come when we will no longer be able to grow etrogs in Israel - for the first time in 2,500 years
At the upcoming climate conference to be held in Dubai, ways to moderate global warming and the need to compensate the affected countries, especially island countries and countries in Africa, will be discussed again. Promises of compensation have already been given, but have not yet been fulfilled, and the question arises whether paying compensation is enough?
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