An organization that demands universal compliance with the law and ecological norms has become part of a complex that perpetually abuses principles of law and justice.
The Environmental Protection Ministry has started imposing stiff fines on companies that contaminate.
Work to purify sewage at the Nevatim air force base is at an advanced stage, and the water will eventually irrigate a large park to be created near Be'er Sheva.
Daliat al-Carmel Mayor Carmel demands that a proper road be built to connect the community to north-south Route 4; Knesset committee votes in favor of road despite objections of Environmental Protection Minister.
Green groups up in arms, citing expert who says region's dunes are second most ecologically important area in Israel after Mount Hermon.
News comes in contrast to recent reports that the JNF is pushing afforestation plans at the expense of Bedouin communities in Southern Israel.
Fence removal comes at the request of animal rights groups, who said they were endangering already squeezed wildlife in the area.
Of 166 wells operating in 1980, only 96 were still in operation as of 2011; contaminants are industrial in origin.
Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel says that if plans go through to build turbines in the Golan, northern Negev and Eilat mountains, they will place the open areas there at risk and dramatically change the landscape.
Better on shore than near our homes, say some local residents.