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    • Daybreak
    • 20.11.07 | 12:17 (IST)

    Yoel Margalith, a professor at Ben-Gurion University in Israel, won the 2003 Tyler Prize, the highest honor in environmental sciences, for his discovery of Bti, which the committee awarding the prize said "saved millions of lives with minimal environmental impact." Since Bti was introduced along the Yangtze River in China, malarial infections from mosquitoes have dropped by 90%. Margalith has also worked with Palestinians and Jordanians since 1993 to eradicate mosquitoes in the Jordan Valley. It is not dificult to find other contributions from Israel similar to this one. Wouldn't someone interested in forming a balanced view of Israel want to look at both sides, rather than just the negative side?

    from the article: Dying of occupation - a case of cancer and the Israeli right
    First published 00:00 19.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.11.07
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