Israel Union for Environmental Defense and the Movement for Quality Government calls for steps to bar Dead Sea Works from promoting projects that would likely worsen the impact of industrial activity on the sea.
Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel says these fish threaten springs' native crab, fish and amphibian populations, competing for food, eating eggs.
IAA announces discovery, during excavations near the Western Wall, of a rare clay seal that appears to have been used to authenticate the purity of ritual objects used in the Second Temple.
Committee's two major recommendations are a long-term plan to stop dumping, mainly in agricultural areas, and to cull the population of feral dogs by shooting them, although it notes that cleanup is more effective.
The Environmental Protection Ministry presented its program a few weeks ago, but the Finance Ministry said it opposes approving the program at this time and has not found money for it.
New foundation aims to keep land available for public purposes.
Catches declined by 40 percent over the past decade, yet experts in the field say the ministry is not doing enough itself to improve the situation.
'Data will reach all the Authority's computers in real time, thus enabling us to send more inspectors and guides to overcrowded sites,' says Nature and Parks Authority.
Authority decides 3 million cubic meters of water will be added to 15 million cubic meters already pumped back to nature annually.
New European study finds less than 17 percent of corporate social responsibility reports report the corporation's entire emission of greenhouse gases.