Not only has the water level been rising, but its quality has also been improving. The salinity of the lake has dropped by about 6 percent compared with last year, the water authority said.
JNF’s new doctrine emphasizes biodiversity and natural rejuvenation, rather than soldier-like rows of pines. But the Society for Protection of Nature isn't convinced.
After years of opposition to the plan, local council heads back land-based natural gas treatment facilities,
Many places have seen much rainfall already, but the deluge is expected to slow until Friday.
Israeli researchers have equipped migrating birds with SIM cards in a novel attempt to track their paths .
Eilat airport closed due to flooding, and later reopened; rain expected to peter out early on Monday, more flooding feared.
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel claims 17 nature reserves await Interior Ministry declaration, preventing the society from protecting the sites.
As drilling along the coast expands, environmentalists fear that marine species such as sea turtles will pay the price.
A third of the pesticides Israel uses are banned in Europe; grapes, celery and apples are the most contaminated by the pest-killing chemicals.
Environmentalists ask environmental protection minister to make sure that the decision to cancel the construction of the resort will not be overturned.