Mountain Goats and Foxes Roam Israel’s Empty Preserves

The ibex is a kind of wild goat whose biblical Hebrew name is ya'el.

4.3 Earthquake Shakes Eilat

Elections, storm, pandemic and now earthquakes...

Kinneret Just 15.7 Inches Short of Completely Full

With extreme drought conditions continuing to intensify, the government of Israel approved a plan in 2018 to pump desalinated water into the lake.

Good Morning, Kinneret Water Level Just 12.2 Inches from Full

The Kinneret is always at risk of becoming irreversibly salinized by the salt water springs under the lake, which are held in check by the weight of the freshwater on top of them.

International Experts Call on UNESCO to Declare Red Sea Coral Reef a Marine World...

Despite political tensions between countries along the Red Sea, researchers band together to call upon UNESCO to declare the Red Sea’s entire coral reef as a Marine World Heritage Site.

Have You Seen those Gorgeous Almond Blossoms in Ayalon Valley?

Naturally, the moon and the sun came to a standstill in the sky, causing the solar system to disperse across the galaxy, on account of those pesky laws of Newton.

Kinneret Only 35 Inches from Becoming Full Again

Heavy snow fell on the Hermon mountain overnight, adding 15 centimeters (6 inches) of snow to its lower level, just in time for the thaw. 

Killer Whale Spotted Off Israel’s Northern Shore

Killer whales feature strongly in the mythologies of indigenous cultures, with their reputation ranging from being the souls of humans to merciless killers.

Stunning: Israel’s Southern Canyons after the Floods

I am so grateful to Oded Sahar of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority for these images. I could stare at them for hours.
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Watch: Kinneret on the Boardwalk

The rains have raised the Kinneret high enough to splash onto the Tiberias boardwalk - for the first time since 1992.

Israeli Water Tech Deployed in Gaza to Ease Water Crisis

The pilot is a cooperative effort between Watergen, Israel’s Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, the Damour NGO and Abasan al-Kabira.

Abundance of Blessings as Water Level Rises Steadily in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)

The water level of the lake is now standing at just four feet from full capacity.

Just in Time for Tu B’Shevat: Scientists Grow Six Date Palms from 2,000-Year-Old Seeds

An unplanted ancient date seed from Qumran was used as a control in the study.

Clergy From Around the Planet Gathered to Pray for the Environment at Megiddo National...

According to the Book of Revelation in the Christian Bible, Megiddo (Armageddon) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times.

Moderate Earthquake Shakes Israel’s North

The last major earthquake to hit the region was in 1927. Israel experiences devastating earthquake approximately every 100 years.

Lake Kinneret Inching Towards Full Capacity

The level of the lake is now just 1.455 meters (4.77 feet) from the “upper red line,” where the water reaches the lake’s full capacity.

Israelis Brave Gaza Rockets to Visit their Kalaniot

Over the weekend, Israelis flocked to the western Negev, to grab an eyeful of the annual miracle of the return of the Kalaniot – the red Anemone which paint the desert red each winter after the big rains.

Darom Adom ‘Scarlet South’ Celebration Begins in Israel

The four-week celebration brings tens of thousands of nature lovers each year to the region from all over the country.
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Watch: After Dry Decade, Roman Spring in Tiberias Hot Baths Came Back Thanks to...

Hammat Tiberias is an archaeological site of thermal baths located in the city of Tiberias.
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Turkey’s Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 31, Tremors Felt in Israel

The magnitude-6.8 quake caused buildings to collapse in Elazig, killing at least 31 people and injuring 1,600.

Like Mushrooms after the Rain: Shaggy Manes at Site of World’s Biggest Tank Battle

Israel and especially the Golan have had a whole lot of rain in January, but for the Coprinus mushroom (דיואית) this is actually the end of the season.

Watch: New River Exposed in Israel, Mired in Secrecy and Landmines

Only in Israel would a news broadcast report someone planted a whole bunch of landmines someplace and move on, without stopping to inquire: landmines?

Bennett Establishes 7 Nature Preserves in Judea & Samaria

"As usual, we have come to carry out the strengthening of our Land of Israel! Not talk. Deeds."

Kinneret Up One Meter Since Winter’s Start

More than half that volume of water came from just the past 5 days of rain.

Blessed Rains Gush through Israel’s Nature Preserves

The Kinneret rose since Wednesday by 23 cm, and now stands at 211.10 meters below sea level.

One Man Dies, More Injured in Puerto Rico Earthquakes

A first5.8-magnitude quake on Monday destroyed five homes and damaged many more.

Good News: Water Still Rising at Lake Kinneret

On Sunday, Jan. 5 2020, the level of the lake stood at 211.48 meters below sea level, just about halfway between the upper and lower red lines.

Israel is Blessed with Winter Rain: Water Level Rising in Lake Kinneret

The water level is now standing at 211.77 meters, just 2.8 meters from the top red line.

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