The world’s rich countries contend that they are using their natural resources much more efficiently. That may be true, but their exploitation of the resources of the rest of the world is also growing.
Temperatures expected to soar to 34 and 36 degrees in greater Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Environmental Protection Ministry is seven months late in releasing regulations needed to implement electronic waste recycling law.
Facility slated to handle half of Dan region’s garbage, go into operation in year and a half.
Most visited sites: Lake Agmon in the Hula Valley, Caesarea National Park, the Ben Shemen Forest and Mount Carmel.
Israel Nature and Parks Authority and Israel Antiquities Authority restoring ancient Galilee mills.
Hanan Erez says he is promoting a municipal by-law for conservation in the Ramot Menashe region, not going against UNESCO, as Israel Parks and Nature Authority claims.
Israeli marine scientists find Eilat's reef able to resist higher sea temperatures, meaning it would lend itself to becoming a nature reserve in future years.
Environmental Protection Ministry officials say the use of less polluting gasoline is the main way to reduce pollution.
Demonstrations, held at two separate locations in Israel's north and south, oppose plan by which 40,000 people would be evicted from their homes.