Planning authorities may be entrusted with protecting natural treasures in urban areas, but they don't always do their job, environmentalists claim
Lights will go off for an hour starting at 8 P.M. around the country to underscore the need to conserve energy and reduce air pollution.
According to Lindenstrauss, hospitals have not been reinforced, not even those in geologically sensitive areas such as Eilat's Yoseftal Medical Center and Rebecca Sieff Hospital in Safed. In addition, limited protection had been provided by the reinforcing of emergency rooms built after the Second Lebanon War.
Micha Lindenstrauss issues report revealing that the country has done almost nothing to reinforce buildings and infrastructure in the last decade.
A new ecological system to improve water quality in the Yarkon River will be inaugurated Wednesday.
Unless Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan decides to oppose the privatization bill, it is likely to win the support of the Ministerial Committee on Legislation, which is scheduled to discuss it Tuesday.
According to the latest data released by the Water Authority, 4.1 billion cubic meters of water in the aquifer has already been polluted.
Packs of wild dogs have become increasingly common in the Negev in recent years, where they are known to be killing and devouring protected wild animals.
Minister Without Portfolio Benny Begin, a geologist, was recently appointed to coordinate activities in advance of what could be destruction of a magnitude Israeli society has never known.