Environment
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Living in a City Tree

A new ecology project in Tel Aviv is teaching urban dwellers how to live a sustainable and green lifestyle, even in the heart of the city. Once a conspicuous consumer, Tami Zori – the founder of CityTree – is now …

Green light for a ‘green’ high rise in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv’s first ‘green’ office tower uses recycled, sustainable and domestic building materials and ecological maintenance procedures for a long-term low impact on nature. All of the water used in the new office tower’s two gardens will be recycled filtrated …

Intel Israel goes green and wins gold

Intel’s facility in Haifa, Israel is blazing a green trail to connect business and environmental protection via high-performance, sustainable building practices. After years of evaluating green design standards, Intel made a strategic decision to go full throttle in Israel. Think …

The mosquito’s nemesis is on its way

An Israeli team is the first to succeed in identifying one of the chemicals used by thousands of prey species to avoid their predators. Is the world better off without mosquitoes? New research into kairomones could discourage them from laying …

Pasta de ‘Israeliano’

A new super pasta wheat developed in Israel has high nutritional quality, inbuilt pest-protection, and it also tastes great, according to Europe’s most discerning pasta experts. Photo by Yossi Zamir/Flash90. Could Israel become the pasta wheat growing capital of the …

Desert university goes green with gusto

Israel’s Ben Gurion University is passionate about reducing its ecological footprint. With a strong environmental flavor to its courses already, it’s no wonder that Ben Gurion University is embracing the Green Campus label with such enthusiasm. It may not be …