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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.

Lake Kinneret Rises Again, Island Disappears

The water in the lake has risen a total of 2.8 meters (9.2 feet) since the start of winter.

Israeli Scientists Show Tropical Fish Can Control Their Gut Microbes to Survive Extreme Temperatures

"Microbes and their hosts work together in a 'survival of the fittest' as part of the natural selection process."

‘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."

Rainfall in Israel Exceeds Annual Average for First Time in 5 Years

The Kinneret’s level climbed by 71 CM (30 inches) in the past month and a total of two meters since the beginning of the winter (79 inches).
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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.

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.

Slight Rise in Level of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)

At present, the water level is just 0.21 meters higher than the historic lowest water level ever measured in the Kinneret.

Cheetah Escapes from Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo

Seeing as a cheetah can reach the speed of 120 KPH (75 MPH), it's not difficult to imagine what might have happened then to the visitors' demographics at the zoo.
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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.

Watch: Drought Caused ‘Kinneret Island’ to Merge with Shore

The streams running from the north no longer provide water to the Kinneret, which loses one centimeter (0.4 inch) of water a day to evaporation.

Israeli Scientists Discover Plastic Pollutants in Mediterranean, Red Sea Marine Life

"By communicating our results to the public, we hope to further enhance public awareness of the actions everyone can take to beat plastic pollution."

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.

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.

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.

Sustainable ‘Plastics’ on the Horizon

The new sustainable biopolymer technology may one day free the world of its worst pollutant, plastic.

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.

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.

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 Rises Above Lower Red Line

This is the first time in two years that the Kinneret's water level has risen above the Lower Red Line.
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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.

Jerusalem Proposes Zoning Change in Forest Land

Under the proposal, some 210 acres of agricultural, open space and forest reserve would be re-zoned.

Watch: Israel Nature Cops Capture Arab Poachers of Protected Songbirds

The protected songbirds were returned to nature following a health examination.

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."

Israel’s Electric Company Signs Deal with General Electric to Build New Units Near Hadera

The first unit is scheduled to begin production in June 2022; the second is set to begin about six months later.

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