El Salvador Copies Israel's National Forestry Model To Combat Environmental Destruction

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There is only one nation in the world that has a net gain of trees over the past 100 years. While other countries, developing and developed, have been actively harvesting and lobbing trees down in the name of progress, Israel’s national organization the KKL-JNF (Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael – Jewish National Fund) has made it a […]

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NewDealDesign’s Gadi Amit Designs Charge Spots For Better Place Electric Cars

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A little industrial design can make a product go a long way. Take the design of Apple computers, iPhones and accessories. Discriminating consumers often purchase these products for the “look and feel” and not necessarily the technology that makes them tick. With experience working for the US-based frogdesign firm, and now major clients, some looking […]

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We Stand Corrected: Daniel Pourkesali From the Persian Gulf Organization On The Importance of Names

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Reporting on a story about the coral monitoring stations in the Persian Gulf, Green Prophet mistakenly labeled the major Middle East waterway the Arabian Gulf. A reader wrote us asking for a correction on the name which has deep historical and new political roots. Today we interview Daniel M. Pourkesali, an Iranian-American who is working […]

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Elias Messinas Builds On Green Education From Israel and Practice in Greece

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There’s a phenomenon that’s hit the world, and Israel is no exception: designers, restaurants, grocery stores, companies and architects “in the green know” are talking about sustainability. Gone are the days when a soup company can paint a “recyclable” logo on a tin can and call itself environmentally friendly. Like in America, Israelis too have […]

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Innowattech's Coming To Sidewalks and Electric Avenues, Near You

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Prof. Haim Abramovich, from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. We’d written about the energy harvesting company Innowattech earlier on Green Prophet, and not long ago, I got to interview the company about their latest news. Here’s a feature story I wrote for ISRAEL21c on the Israeli company that’s planning […]

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Environment Educator EcoOcean Shows NGOs How To Create Advertising: Campaign Save The Turtles

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Our dear friend Andreas Weil from EcoOcean sent us the YouTube link of the new ad created by the agency Shalmor Avnon Amichay/Young & Rubicam. The ad was donated by the agency to support EcoOcean, a non-profit marine education organization. This company, says Weil, cares about the environment and donated the ad as part of their […]

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Project Sol Shines Its Solar-Powered Lights in Africa

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(Sivan Achor-Borowich, the Founder, Jewish Heart for Africa, on the right) As Westerners, there are some things we really can’t understand about Africa unless we’ve been there. That’s what Sivan Achor-Borowich discovered over the last decade. While working for a clothing manufacturer and then the United Nations, the Israeli woman fell in love with Africa. […]

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Israel and America Sign Renewable Energy Coop Deal

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It’s been in the works for a while. Finally, the new US-Israel agreement of cooperation in renewable energy was announced at the opening of the 2nd Eilat-Eilot International Renewable Energy Conference last week. The US-Israel Energy Cooperation Act is an international collaboration aimed at creating a renewable energy storage initiative to reduce the world’s oil […]

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