In first phase, big chains would be forced to collect 10 agorot from customers for each bag.
Israeli scientists believe cliffs’ average retreat rate is no higher than a few centimeters a year, and has remained stable over the last few hundred and even thousands of years.
Facility was dumping effluent into a stream that empties into Palmahim beach.
The Water Authority opposes this move, claiming that this is coercion of individual citizens, with the health benefits of fluoridation still a controversial matter.
Local people were asked to stay at home with the windows shut until the following morning.
Groundbreaking research by a team that included Israeli scientists is first to test impact of CO2 in an actual coral reef.
Environmental Protection Ministry says it will increase incentives and give towns more autonomy over waste recycling process.
This is the first time the Environmental Protection Ministry has taken the official position that strict regulations governing the levels of pollution are not enough.
Growing bike use in Tel Aviv creates new challenges; whole areas of the city are unserved by bike paths, and the existing network is barely connected to paths in adjoining towns.
Animal rights activist Nora Lipschitz takes care of them herself, and lately has been trying to establish a permanent shelter, successfully fundraising $15,300 online.