Untreated industrial waste that was channeled into ground compromised water wells in Israel's north; three-year-old cleanup appears to be delayed due to funding difficulties.
Efforts to save the fish population in the Mediterranean waters off Israel’s coast are gaining momentum with the founding of a new organization called Save the Fish.
The Environmental Protection Ministry is setting up a new unit with the authority to arrest suspects, carry out searches and impound trucks at checkpoints.
Conservationists oppose plan to locate date plantation and reservoir in sight of Masada, but Dead Sea Works and others support it for its ability to prevent flooding of industrial pools.
Cabinet approves plans to allow developers get easier approval without consulting forestry officer.
In move, Israel follows lead of other OECD member countries who in recent years have adopted a list of measures that complement GDP.
State Comptroller Report Israel Is Bungling Cleanup of Polluted Industrial Sites, State Comptroller Says
The state comptroller cites problems such as a rocket-fuel ingredient polluting water used at orange orchards.
Researchers at Hebrew University are focusing on preventing bee disease in hopes of stunting disappearance of insect colonies and reducing threat to agriculture, ecosystems.
Since the death of four Australian athletes after a bridge collapsed at the 1997 Maccabiah games, the Yarkon River has undergone a rigorous rehabilitation effort.
Intrusive plants that have come to Israel from different countries pose one of the greatest threats to native flora, which they suppress by competing for their natural habitat.