Kinneret Rising

The Kinneret rose 2 centimeters and is currently 209.98 meters below sea level. 

Israeli Scientists Discover Unique Photoreceptors in Marine Giant Viruses & Algae They Infect

The study is based on data collected in Tara Oceans, a global oceanic research expedition undertaken to collect samples for mapping marine biodiversity.

Israeli Conference on Contending with Desertification Attended by UAE, Iran

Nearly 2,000 people are participating in Ben-Gurion University’s 2020 Drylands, Deserts & Desertification Conference (DDD) which began on Monday.

Israeli Company Converts Trash into Hangers Used in Fashion Outlets Around the World

UBQ Materials, an Israeli company based in the Negev, has developed a process to convert unsorted household waste into a plastic substitute that can be made into everyday goods.

En Afek Nature Reserve on a Perfect November Morning

On this Friday morning, a camera crew assembled to shoot a mysterious sequence under the magical light of the new sun.

Woman Feeding Cat Falls from Tin Roof, Seriously Injured

The existence of a healthy and stable community of stray cats among humans is considered to have certain benefits.

Light Pollution at Night Hurts Corals’ Reproductive Cycle

More near-shore coral reefs could be affected by artificial light, as blue light (such as LED) penetrates deeper into the water.

It’s Raining So the Hermon Snail Went for a Walk

With the first heavy rains, the Hermon snail comes out of the ground and after about a week mates.

30 Dead, Hundreds Hurt in Powerful Earthquake Between Greece & Turkey

Both Izmir and Samos were flooded in the mini-tsunami that resulted from the quake, which was felt as far away as Athens, Crete and Istanbul.

Israeli Scientists Save Florida Waters from Toxic Algae, Ecological Disaster

Israel's BlueGreen team was flown to Florida under the direct instruction of Florida Governor Ron de Santis, following previous successes in China, South Africa, Russia, Israel, and other locations in the US.

Israeli Government to Mandate 30% of Energy be Renewable by 2030

The government has been criticized harshly recently by the State Comptroller for failing to properly advance targets in the field of renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions.

Pod of Dolphins Escorts Nature & Parks Authority Inspectors

"After a pregnancy of about a year, the puppy is breastfed for about 20 months."

Wildfires Destroy Hundreds of Acres in Galilee Forests

More than 740 acres of forest had burnt to the ground by the end of of the Simchat Torah holiday.

Ancient Olive Tree Goes Up in Flames

Israel's northern district saw huge fires on the outskirts of Nof Harim that consumed about 1,000 acres and led to the evacuation of about 5,000 residents.

Fires Rage in Modi’in Illit, Lower Galilee Forests

The weather conditions make it very difficult to put out the fires.

New Live Camera Captures Pelicans in Israel’s Lake Hula En Route to Africa

At the beginning of the migration season, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority installed live cameras in the Hula Nature Reserve north of Lake Kinneret.

World’s Most Harmful Super-Termite Discovered in Petah Tikva

Once established, Formosan termites have never been eradicated from an area.

The Hatzav Is Blooming Everywhere in Israel, It Must Be Autumn

The common hatzav can be found everywhere in Israel and its main use in antiquity was the demarcation of lands and plots.
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Inspectors Clash with Haredi Mayor over Removing Animals from Local Zoo

The mayor stood at the gates of the zoo and announced that until he finished the legal consultation, he would not allow the evacuation of the animals.

Giant Manta Ray Spotted in Eilat Bay

Mantas are the dream of every diver who enters the water, but in Eilat such an observation is rare.

Pharmaceutical Contamination Detected in Sea Water Along Israeli Coastline

“The medications we use end up in the sea, mainly through sewage discharge, and cause great damage to the marine environment, indirectly affecting humans."

Hadera to Ashdod: Israel’s Sharks Commute Daily, Season to Season

University of Haifa marine ecologist describes the unique phenomenon of sharks migrating from human-altered habitats along the Israeli coast.

World’s Longest Marlstone Cave Discovered in Israel Near Dead Sea

Since the discovery of the Qumran caves, several other marl caves have been discovered, but their finding was considered episodic and not particularly significant.
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Fire Ravages Jewish Girls’ Camp Outside Albany

Due to the coronavirus regulations, the camp was not in session.

Brave Little Turtles Race to the Sea

Were you looking for a respite from the troubles engulfing our planet?
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Newly Hatched Sea Turtles Race to the Water

On Saturday, 8 green sea turtle hatchlings in the Palmachim Beach National Park raced home to the sea.

A Pod of 15 Dolphins Spotted Off Ashkelon’s Coastline

The common bottlenose dolphin is the most well-known species of the family Delphinidae.
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Time Lapse Sunrise Over the Kinneret

A time lapse video of the sunrise at the Arbel Nature Reserve National Park.

Parks Authority Suing Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline for Extensive Damage to Corals

The cutting of the pillars also resulted in the discharge of large amounts of sand and stones out of the pillars which buried beneath them many corals and other animals.

Beachgoers Watch Out: Israel Experiencing Larger Than Normal Jellyfish, as Yearly Summer Bloom Approaches...

"We're trying to understand the ecology of the various jellyfish in our coastal waters — when do the blooms appear, why are they bigger or smaller in some years."

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