3.1 Magnitude Earthquake in Northern Israel

The quake was reportedly felt in Tiberias and the Jordan Valley.

10 Dead, 251 Injured in Toxic Gas Leak at Jordanian Port of Aqaba

The leak occurred after a tank filled with the gas fell during its transportation in the port.

Israeli Study: Invasive Marine Species Are Natural Survivors

The experiment examined the survivability of two species of ascidians, known to be harmful, on a journey that follows a typical trade route – from Southeast Asia to Northern Europe.

Haifa U Installs Innovative Radar to Gauge Number of Insects in Hula Lake

Prof. Sapir expects insect migration in Israel to be on an even larger scale than in the UK.

Mystery: What Caused the Deaths of 4 Mountain Goats in Mitzpe Ramon?

"The mountain goats were taken to the autopsy lab at the Beit Dagan Veterinary Institute to examine the circumstances of their deaths."

Israeli Scientists Warn Blue-Green Algae Can Also Be Infected by Virus

At least half the earth’s oxygen production and primary production of organic compounds comes from the ocean. Yet much remains unknown about the oceans and the organisms that live in them.

Israeli Scientists Track Source of Summertime Jellyfish

Findings showed that the nomadic jellyfish polyps originate from the coasts off the shallow eastern end of the Nile in Egypt (rather than in the river itself).

Parks Inspectors Rescue 5 Migratory Birds of Prey from Wastewater Treatment Plant

After being rescued from the foul-smelling pools, the inspectors transferred the birds to the nearby Yotveta Nature Reserve.

Knesset Health Subcommittee Critical of Government’s ‘Anemic’ Climate Targets

“When it came to the Government's commitment in the [2021] Glasgow Climate Pact, I thought things would be different."

Court Fines Trans-Israel Pipeline $485,000 for Polluting Nahal Zin

Plants dried up and died, and the animals that relied on these plants were harmed.

Bar Ilan U 3D Printing Method to Curb Coral Reef Devastation

"We introduce a novel customizable 3D interface for producing scalable structures, utilizing real data collected from coral ecosystems."

Hebrew U. 12-Year Study of Street Cats Concludes 70% Must Be Neutered Continuously to...

Reduction of free-roaming cat population requires high-intensity neutering in spatial contiguity to mitigate compensatory effects.

Lake Kinneret Approaching Capacity

The water rose by 2.8 inches this past week.

Israeli Scientists Complete Street Cat Study

The study focused on one Israeli city (Rishon LeZion) and tried out different population–control methods over three four-year periods.

Watch: Israeli Natural Honey Making without the Bees

By isolating the properties of real honey and producing it without the bees, there are more bees left to pollinate plants to their little hearts’ content.

Israeli Scientists Find Corals May Look Healthy But Are Endangered by Coastal Urbanization

Diel and lunar cycles related to coral metabolism, predation, microbial functional diversity, and circadian clock functions were disturbed by the urban conditions.

Lake Kinneret Water Level Approaching Capacity

Lake Kinneret constitutes the largest reservoir of drinking water in the State of Israel.

KKL-JNF Celebrates International Forestry Day at Dubai Expo

On the occasion of International Forestry Day, the Jewish National Fund revealed these rare historic images.

Watch: Wild Boar Attacks Little Girl in Haifa, Eats her Shalach Manos

As of 2013, the average number of complaints regarding wild boars in Haifa has been about 1,500 per year or about four complaints per day.

Sierra Club Reverses Course, Decides to Reinstate Israel Trips after Talk with Rabbi

“The Sierra Club, historically a pioneer in promoting an environmentally clean world, has suddenly become an anti-Semitic polluter by caving to extremist anti-peace groups who seek to demonize, delegitimize and eliminate the democratic Jewish state,” said Rabbi Abraham Cooper.

Sierra Club Bows to Anti-Israel Activists and Cancels Trips to Israel

Complaints said the organization was engaging in “greenwashing,” ignoring the Palestinians and instead focusing on the Jewish state’s environmental values and practice.

Agriculture Ministry Handing Free Land to Young Couples Willing to Farm Up North

So far about 300 applications have been approved for new and returning farmers in agricultural communities, of whom about 60 are new farmers.

Haifa U Researcher: Wherever There Are Trees, There Will Be Wildfires

The report shows that even the Arctic regions will not be immune, and even there a significant increase in the number of forest fires is expected.

TAU Study: Microplastics Cause Severe Damage to the Digestive System

Microplastics increase the toxicity of organic pollutants in the environment by a factor of 10.

3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Northern Israel

There were no reports of physical injuries or damage from the temblor.

Israel Bans Cages for Egg Laying Hens

A minimum living space has been set for the egg-laying hens in the existing coops.

TAU Researchers Discovered Possible Reason Why Locusts Form Destructive Swarms

What causes solitary, harmless insects to radically change their behavior and form huge migrating swarms?

Continued Good News at Lake Kinneret

Over the past week, the level of the lake rose 6.3 inches, bringing the water level to just 4.5 feet from full capacity.


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