Master plan for Israel's energy infrastructure predicts need to double energy production by 2030, calls for nuclear power to make up 15% of production by 2050.
The Israel National Trail is the longest to be covered using this method of mapping, and the only project covering the length of an entire country.
Snow expected in north, central mountains and Jerusalem.
Snow falls on Mt. Hermon and Safed in north Israel, snow may reach Jerusalem by Tuesday.
Edits to construction master plan would allow for expansion of buildings below ground, threatening the root systems of city trees.
Original plan to build resort village at central Israel site is scrapped, developers to receive compensation if necessary.
While a plan is moving ahead to avoid flooding at hotels along its shores, authorities are still faced with challenges in the Dead Sea.
Unlike the more common Colchicum, the new species, called a “Shimper” Colchicum, is found in only one part of Israel.
Be’er Sheva fringe-fingered lizard becomes symbol of bitter dispute between Jewish National Fund and environmental organizations.
Two coastal projects, a winter pool and several sites near the Yarkon River top the list of preservation sites.