The reply to Prof. Arie Issar article is without thinking it through first. I was involved with the "Sar-El Voluntary Service" where on a monthly basis volunteers from all corners of the planet come to Israel to offer their services to help Israel society. These volunteers help in many ways, hospitals, kibbutzim, and even in the Negev desert. Such willing helpers contribute much to the Israeli and I'm sure you will find such volunteers to help planting of trees and shrubs etc, to help the ecology of Israel, volunteers providing their services for free. Go to Sde Boker and see for yourself the marvelous work they are doing, teaching desert dwellers from around the globe how to make a living growing crops in the desert, utilising brackish salt water found beneath the ground, trapped between the rock strata, as Arie mentions in his paper. When they return to their own country they inturn will teach others - another tale of the well known story, "Teach a man to fish."
- 11:18 PM
from the article: Israeli ecologists could help stop global warming