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Getting the kids to save the world

Getting the kids to save the world

The world of Ekoloko gives children a chance to chat and play games, while saving the world from destruction. When was the last time you saved the world? Now, there’s a challenge. Ekoloko, a new, green-themed virtual world not only …

Opening the window on new green energy-savings

Alubin’s Seasons Windows are based on a ventilated solar-screen glazing system which converts solar radiation to heat the inside of the house, or to go to the outside. Windows are one of the most significant costs in building projects or …

Why you should come to Israel

Don’t cancel your trip to Israel – being in the country is just as safe as being in America. Dear Atlanta,Do you remember me? I lived in your fine city just a few years ago. When I arrived, you were …

Greening Jerusalem’s research with a million dollar fund

Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s technology transfer company Yissum has earmarked $1m. towards green technologies being developed at the university. Private investors may be psychologically frozen, and people with money in the bank afraid to put their dollars into new ideas, …

From toothpaste to solar energy

Dr. Jonathan Goldstein, founder of 3GSolar holding a full-size prototype dye cell. While searching for an ingredient to make toothpaste flow more easily, an Israeli chemist came across a novel way to produce inexpensive, clean solar energy. 3GSolar, the company …

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Lightning proves key to predicting flash floods

Flash floods are the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the US, arriving without warning and wreaking swift destruction. As the country’s most common natural disaster, many lives would be saved if flash floods could be predicted in advance. Now …

Gleaning feeding on Fugee Fridays

Jesse Fox and a Fugee Friday volunteer, in Tel Aviv, loading surplus food from Carmel Market into a car, ready to distribute to African refugees living in the city. Photo Credit: Daniel Cherrin. When Jesse Fox, an urban planning student …