Saving Israel's Wildflowers: The Campaign That Bore Fruit

Who was behind the hugely successful 1960s campaign to save Israel's endangered flora, and does the initiative need reinforcing today?

It’s been a familiar routine for years: Every Saturday, thousands of families head for the hills so they can hike through carpets of blossoming wildflowers. The social networks are replete with photos drenched in rich colors below and sunlight above. But what may seem obvious today was not always the case in the past.