Ashdod Desalination Plant To Be Repaired and Privatized

The Energy Ministry sees the agreement as a good way to prepare for possible future drought years.

Ten Dolphins Visited Eilat Then Crossed Over to Egypt Without Incident

The false killer whale has been known to approach and offer fish it has caught to humans diving or boating.
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Watch: Arava Rivulet Turns into a Dangerous River Flood in Minutes

On its way, the hour-old river sweeps everything in its path.

Heavy Rain, Snowfall Raise the Level of Lake Kinneret

The level of the lake at present is still at 17.7 feet (5.4 meters) below its fullest level.

8-Foot Grey Shark Traps Itself in Net Near Northern Israeli Nature Reserve

Subsequent examination revealed the shark had been tagged several weeks earlier in a study to monitor the population around Hadera.

KKL-JNF Offers Aid to US Forest Service with California Wildfires

"We recall the help the U.S. Forest Service provided to us ... in wildfires in Mt. Carmel in 2010 and in the Galilee ... in 2006."

Jerusalem Proposes Zoning Change in Forest Land

Under the proposal, some 210 acres of agricultural, open space and forest reserve would be re-zoned.
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Watch: Nature Preserve Director Extracts Trapped Hystrix

The relieved hystrix took off at once, followed by Badran who was making sure it returned safely to nature.

Senate Rejects Ocasio-Cortez ‘Green New Deal’ 57 – 0

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was joined initially by her congressional allies on other issues, among them vile attacks on Israel and on Jews, Deb Haaland, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Antonio Delgado – all Democrats.

Parks Authority, Police, Arrest Druze Who Slaughtered 44 Protected Partridges for Meat

Border Police forces and inspectors of the Israel Nature and National Parks Authority conducted a search of the home of the suspect in Yarka, and found 44 protected partridges slaughtered and packed in a freezer.

Thousands Ordered to Evacuate as Fires Continue to Rage Across Israel

"We are preparing with all our might for the morning when the strong winds will resume and there is a fear that the fire will also resume strongly."

‘Vegetation Fingers’ Could Help Reverse Desertification, Israeli Scientists Say

"We uncovered an instability by which straight desertification fronts develop vegetation fingers that grow backward into bare soil areas."
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Watch: Sea Turtles Rescued After Injuries From Underwater Explosions in Search for Oil &...

Over a three-day period only 46 sea turtles were found, where normally 250 sea turtles usually swim.

Eilat Coral Reef Survives Climate Change, Future Looks Good for Next Generations

"Corals around the world are already suffering mass mortality as a result of anomalously high water temperatures."

Israeli Aid Group Deploying to Help California Wildfire Evacuees

More than 1,300 people are still missing, and at least 79 others have died in the fires that have raged across the state.

8 Golan Heights Eagles Die from Poisoning

The inspectors of the Nature and Parks Authority also discovered a dead fox and two dead jackals in the same area.
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Watch: Kamikaze Wild Donkeys in Negev Mountain Nature Preserve

You must be familiar with the sight of an alley cat who suddenly decides to cross the street at racing speed, just in front...

Israel Sets New Record in Using Renewable Energies

Israel's renewable energy innovation has received global recognition, with innovative ideas such as converting wind into electricity, technologies for clean water and other inventions.

Kinneret Reaches Best Water Levels in Two Years and Rising

A particularly rainy winter has raised its level by nearly 4.9 feet.
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Watch: Two Healed Turtles Return to the Sea

Inspectors of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority on Friday released to the Mediterranean two sea turtles after several they had received months of medical care.

Israel to Export Natural Gas to Egypt, Energy Minister Holds Talks in Egypt

Natural gas exports to Egypt are expected to reach seven billion cubic meters annually over the next decade.

West Nile Virus-Infected Mosquitoes Found in Samaria

This is not the first case of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes found in Israel this year.

Flames Destroy Moshav Mevo Modiin, Netanyahu Asks for International Firefighters as Fires Spread in...

Israel's Firefighting Commission has banned people from lighting fires outdoors "while these conditions prevail at reserves and parks in Israel.”

Along the Gaza Border, As Anemones Bloom, Hamas Plans — But God Laughs

The fields and hills around the Gaza Belt region are green once more, and anemones are decorating the area with their scarlet blossoms.

Judaean Desert Looks Majestic in Winter, Too

The Dead Sea has a weaker UVB radiation, and the air has a higher oxygen content as compared to oxygen concentration at sea level.

Rising Water at Lake Kinneret Means Good News for Israel

In northern Israel, the groundwater reservoirs are also reported to be “completely filled,” according to the Water Authority.

Nature & Parks Authority, Police, Raid Home of Israeli Arab Lawbreaking Hunter

The Border Police and the Nature and Parks Authority this week signed a joint operations agreement to fight crime in the areas of mutual interest to both organizations.

Flash Flood Warning for Southern Israel Later This Week – Hikers, Drivers Take Note!

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority has warned hikers not to enter or cross streams and riverbeds – nor should drivers – until water levels from rain in the region recede completely.

Locusts Again Invade Israel, This Time from Syria

It's been “a bit annoying” because the locusts “get into your house, your car, your hair.”

Large Gas Discovery at Karish North, Off Northern Israeli Coast

"[This] further demonstrates the attractiveness of our acreage offshore Israel."

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