Jews, Muslims, Christians in Israel Unite for Planet Earth

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Providing teaching material to unite Holy Land faiths. They’re doing in person and specifically in Israel what Green Prophet has been doing for the last four years: showing a faith based and cultural context in environmental action. Launched last year, meet the Jerusalem-based Interfaith Center working on issues like climate change. Shema Yisrael is a […]

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Bats Get Wired With GPS

Blind as a bat? New research from Israel shows how Egyptian fruit bats navigate in wide areas with internal compass. If you ever watch nature shows, it might strike you as funny that the ones who apparently love the animals most are causing the most suffering. At least that’s how it appears on camera. Sharks […]

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Tree-trimming Mob Uncovered in Israel

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The sting operation  “Weeds in the Underbrush” uncovered a cartel of tree-trimmers in Israel. It’s really quite common to see the entire tops of trees lobbed off, and sitting by the side of the road in Tel Aviv, and other cities in Israel. It makes one sad, especially since it’s often done in the summer […]

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Asbestos Causes Mutant Mice in Israel

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Asbestos is all over the place in Israel. Now the rare form of lung cancer that asbestos causes is not the only worry: asbestos leads to mutations in mice. Asbestos covers parking garages in Tel Aviv, and the roofs of small buildings and sheds all over Israel. Look in landfills or even playgrounds, and don’t […]

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SBY Solar Blocks Arava Power Solar Field Launch Today

On the eve of its launch, Arava Power must prepare for a “real” solar war: Israel’s first solar field company loses building permit and prepares for battle –– over sun rights and tariffs The Israeli solar installation company SBY (Solar By Yourself) has effectively played a role in freezing Arava Solar’s building permit this weekend. […]

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