Study finds 10 percent of sea life is in jeopardy, especially large fish like tuna, according to a comprehensive study on Mediterranean fish published this week by the International Union of Conservation of Nature.
Bye-bye Leaf Blowers / Cities Prepared to Fight Strict Noise Pollution Regulations Slated to Take Effect Wednesday
The Union of Local Authorities in Israel claims there is no adequate replacement for leaf blowers and said it is considering petitioning the High Court of Justice to intervene.
Ein Gedi tops most-visited list; officials say Israelis getting better at cleaning up their trash.
From the Israeli public’s vantage point, the privatization of national parks can be seen as another step in the continuing erosion of efficient management of public assets, a process that started with the privatization of social services and government companies.
A network of 20 feeding centers in the Negev and the Arava, run by a devoted team of park rangers and scientists, helps maintain the vulture population in the region.
Instead of planting new trees, scientists are not intervening in nature's impressive recovery, which visitors can already witness.
Some of the bike paths connect other parts of the park with the Hiriya area and will eventually reach Tel Aviv.
Jewish National Fund says it had more than 170,000 visitors to its forests, with cyclists coming out in particularly large numbers this year.
Tens of thousands of fowl destroyed and buried in undesignated areas since outbreak of Newcastle disease in the north two months ago; Environmental Protection Ministry says fowl disposal should be regulated to protect water quality.
About 1.5 million chicken carcasses were buried in the country's north following an epidemic, including a large portion found in locations that risk contaminating ground water.