Environmental groups say Tourism Ministry favoring business interests over environmental considerations in Sasgon Valley.
Wadi Attir community's primary objective will be to preserve and nurture traditional Bedouin agricultural know-how.
Authority finds pollution caused by organic materials and explosives, detecting traces of the highly poisonous RDX compound, used in the production of explosives, at a level three times higher than legally allowed.
Cabinet to vote on plan to increase amount of gas stations, though Environment Protection Minister Erdan opposes the proposal.
City's ambitious vision to promote local sustainability, including reduction of municipality's water and electricity use and building a 'green' neighborhood.
Conclusions emerge from presentations by Israeli and foreign scientists at a conference on the relationship between pollution and children's health problems.
The second Hula painted frog is of the opposite gender as the first one found by warden Yoram Malka at the Hula Nature Reserve two weeks ago.
Danger remains that charred trees might fall and environmentalists are worried that a large number of pine trees could take root in the area, creating a crowded forest that faces the danger of another blaze in the future.
Environmental Protection Ministry has fewer than 40 inspectors, and very few of these deal exclusively with construction waste.
Red tape holding back the pumps as pollution flows into Ein Bokek reserve.