Israelis celebrate their country's 63rd birthday throughout Israel, attending ceremonies and going on hikes in honor of the day.
New plan calls for NIS 52 billion to develop alternatives to natural water sources.
According to the Interior Ministry, 38 people drowned last year in Israel; fewer than the 43 in 2009 and the 44 in 2008.
Although the vast majority of Israel remains open space, a substantial portion of the country’s parks and nature reserves are fragmented in small vulnerable spaces, study finds.
The University of Haifa has established a basis for academic cooperation with Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute, a state-run center located in Haifa.
This conclusion comes from a report by a team reviewing the implementation of Tama 35, a national master plan that seeks to concentrate construction within built-up areas.
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.