The national housing committees will apparently follow in the rotten footsteps of similar committeesby approving construction on unique natural areas, including coastlines.
Stern was a member of an international committee of experts that investigated the safety of nuclear energy and collaborated on a study about the environmental and health repercussions of the Chernobyl disaster.
Israeli ornithologists have confirmed theory that the tens of thousands of cranes that visit Hula Lake every year migrate from Finland to Ethiopia every winter, stopping in Israel to eat and rest.
Hebrew University researchers, who have investigated consequences of rising sea levels in Israel, studied a scenario in which a six-meter tsunami strikes Israel's coast.
The implementation team recommends that Bedouin who prove their historic affiliation to the land (among other things by living on it and farming it for a long time ) will be eligible for financial compensation for some of the land.
Responding to reported deal to provide Bedouin with approximately 50% of their current land, some leaders accused the state an intentional attempt to divide their community.
Tests will show where Israel stands compared to other countries in terms of exposure to toxins, and whether exposure is increasing.
Stormy weather, which began on Tuesday, slowed traffic to a crawl in parts of greater Tel Aviv; according to Meteo-Tech, winds of 50 to 70 kilometers per hour are expected on Wednesday.
Proposed amendments to the forest ordinance, which dates back to 1926, the British Mandate period, stipulate that trees cannot be cut down without a permit.