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."

IEC Workers ‘Fish Out’ Sea Turtle Among Thousands of Jellyfish at Ashkelon Power Plant

Apparently jellyfish are a favorite food of sea turtles and the “all you can eat” buffet at the power plant was just too good a deal to resist.

Report: Arab Ecological Assault on Alexander River Raging Under Minster Gamliel’s Watch

"Instead of shirking their responsibility and telling Regavim to appeal to other entities, the ministry should put pressure on the local planning and building committees to address the problem."

Resilient Coralline Red Algae Inspires Israeli Scientists to Produce Man-made Materials

We hope that, based on these findings, we can use innovative methods to produce artificial materials . . . which will be as light, flexible, and strong."
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Herd of Eretz Israel Gazelles at Midreshet Ben-Gurion

These gazelles can reach running speeds of up to 50 mph.

Moderate Earthquake Shakes South

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred at a 10 km depth in the Red Sea, 222 km south-west of Eilat.

One of Haifa’s Oil Refinery Chimneys Collapsed

An inactive cooling facility in the BAZAN Group oil refineries in Haifa Bay collapsed Friday morning after a small hole had been created in...

Israeli Ecologists Create Plan to Save Endangered Mountain Gazelle

Israel and the Palestinian Authority are currently the last strongholds of the mountain gazelle and are home to just 5,000 individuals.

Israeli Research: Water Vapor in the Atmosphere May Be Prime Renewable Energy Source

"The results may be particularly important as a renewable source of energy in developing countries."

Russia Declares National Emergency as 20,000 Ton Diesel Spill into Dead River

The Ambarnaya is heavily polluted by the mining industry of Norilsk, to the point that fishing is no longer possible there.

First International Dead Sea Photo Competition Attracts Global Attention

Among the 3,500-plus photographers participating in the Israeli-initiated challenge were photographers from the Palestinian Authority, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Wild Asses Saved by Israel Nature and Parks Authority

The wild asses arrived a week ago in the area of the Tze'elim estuary, and were loitering on Highway 90, posing danger to themselves and to the motorists driving by.

Israeli Elderly Emerge from Isolation in ‘Nature Tuesday’ Program

The Nature Tuesday initiative has been reactivated as part of the struggle against loneliness.

Gas Production Halted at Leviathan Due to ‘Operational Event’

The platform’s flare system was activated to burn off excess gas, generating a flame visible from shore.

Jerusalem Deploys Sheep to Fight Fires, Terror-Arson Suspected in Central Israel

The heat wave and terror-arsonists have been responsible for some large fires in Israel.

Israelis Are Getting Ready to Go Back to the Beach

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announced the beaches will reopen officially to the public on May 20.

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