Protecting Israel's Environment - the Chainsaw Way

Intrusive plants that have come to Israel from different countries pose one of the greatest threats to native flora, which they suppress by competing for their natural habitat.

Workers at the Nahshonim Quarry, the second largest in Israel, have in recent weeks noticed a new man around their workplace. His name is Tzvi Yehoshua Sassi, and he describes himself as a "pruning contractor" who clears invasive species.