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.

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.

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.

Infestation of Sick and Dead Krill on Eilat’s Northern Beach

Krill are considered an important trophic level connection – near the bottom of the food chain. They feed on phytoplankton and zooplankton, yet also are the main source of food for many larger animals.
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Watch: Happy Dolphins Frolicking off Israel’s Shore

The band of aquatic mammals was happily playing in the waves.
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Eerie Silence in Israeli Parks on Independence Day, Compared with Previous Years

And just to help you appreciate the rare beauty of Park HaYarkon on this Independence Day, see how the same park looked on Independence Day, 2014.

Blood of the Maccabees in Bloom on Memorial Day

The origin of the name Red Maccabees Blood is a legend that the plant flourishes wherever a drop of Maccabean blood was shed.
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Dance of the Vipers

As it is in many cases of conflict between males, their intent is not to kill the opponent, only to define who is stronger and more dominant.

Mountain Goats and Foxes Roam Israel’s Empty Preserves

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

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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.

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.

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."

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.

Feisty Pod of Dolphins Playing off Ashkelon Coast

"The dolphin is endangered in the Mediterranean and so it is very fascinating to watch."

Israeli Researchers Decipher Rock Hyrax’s Vocal Communication

Male hyraxes frequently sing complex and loud self-advertisement songs, transmitting their individual quality to both females and neighboring males.
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Watch: Viper Escaping The Zin River Flood

This terrified venomous Ef'eh was crawling for his life away from the gushing flood waters.

Clean Thine Beach

They collected thirty bags of plastic trash, which is most dangerous to animals and fish.

Survey: Kfar Saba (96%), Tel Aviv (91%) Have Happiest Residents

In Jerusalem, only 37% are satisfied with cleanliness (46% of Jews and 21% of Arabs).
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Watch: Hatchling Turtle Trapped in Car Tracks on Way to Sea

Israel bans driving cars on the beach. The vehicles leave behind sockets and grooves in the sand which are obstacles to little turtles.

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