Sedom Mountain hides the longest salt cave in the world

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Following the biblical recounting of Lot’s Wife who was turned into a pillar of salt, Israel’s Dead Sea region is now famous for another salt phenomenon: Malham Cave, the world’s longest salt cave. Get spelunking!  For thirteen years, this title was held by Iran’s Cave of the Three Nudes (3N) on Qeshm Island.  Now, an international expedition led by the Hebrew University of […]

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Join the UN’s annual party for the plants

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Keeping plant products and global trade in plants safe – Annual meeting: Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (International Plant Protection Convention) happening April 1 to 5 2019, Plenary Hall, FAO Rome. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) – the governing body of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) – will hold its annual meeting to review […]

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Cryogenic energy storage promises more efficient power plants

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Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, and TSK, a leading global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company headquartered in Spain, have entered into an agreement to co-develop gigawatt-hour scale, long-duration energy storage systems for the Middle East market using Highview Power’s proprietary cryogenic energy storage solution. The new joint-venture company, named […]

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Please do not feed the sharks

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An annual gathering of sharks near a coastal power plant in the North of Israel attracts beachgoers, divers and sailors alike Every Saturday in winter, curious spectators come together near the power plant in Hadera, on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, to witness the gathering of dozens of sharks. The spectacle takes place mainly between December and […]

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Israeli scientists win international research grant for their development of meat alternatives

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For a while now, Israeli startups and researchers have been among the forerunners in the development of lab-grown meat and meat alternatives. Companies such as Future Meat Technologies, SuperMeat, and Aleph Farms combine cutting-edge technology with innovative new concepts aspiring to transform the future of meat production. Venture capitalists and angel investors within as well […]

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Bold Energy Efficiency Program Would Save $1.3 Trillion

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A comprehensive new report released today by the national advocacy group Food & Water Watch in the United States demonstrates the immense role improved building energy efficiency standards can and must play in any effective climate change policy. The report focuses on what is by far the largest source of energy demand in the country, 40 percent, related to […]

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Hotels in Ireland offer guests electric cars to rent

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EasyGo.ie, Ireland’s first privately-owned electric vehicle (EV) charging network, yesterday unveiled Ireland’s most advanced, publicly-available DC charger at the Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan. The successful installation marks the first deployment of a rapid charger in Ireland on a new site in some time, and the first deployment of a 50kW DC public charger on […]

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AI-powered container farm tech to grow cannabis in Israel

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Last week Seedo Corp., “Seedo” (OTCQB: SEDO), a high-tech company providing one of the world’s first fully automated and controlled indoor growing machines for the pesticide-free cannabis and agricultural markets, announced today it will be partnering with Kibbutz Dan in Northern Israel to establish the first fully automated, commercial-scale, pesticide-free containerized cannabis farm in Israel. […]

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4 Ways to Pay for a Vacation Home

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Many people feel that owning a vacation home is out of their reach. That a vacation home is just a luxury reserved for the super wealthy or as part of an inheritance. But the fact is, there are many ways to pay for a vacation home you may not have thought of. In fact, there […]

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Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Riyadh

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Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. It is one of the most modern and contemporary cities in the Kingdom. The city has a high volume of travellers passing through it, both for business and leisure. Being the torchbearer of contemporary luxury in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the hospitality of the hotels in the […]

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5 Impactful Strategies for Communicating Sustainability Online

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People are searching for information about global warming online. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the “Global Warming” Google Trends page based on searches performed around the globe on the world’s most popular search engine. It’s our responsibility to get better at communicating the things that matter most to building a sustainable future for […]

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7 Researched-backed benefits of CBD oil

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CBD oil is an organic product of the cannabis sativa or indica plant also known as medical marijuana. It is extracted from the hemp part of the plant and contains high concentrates of cannabinoids. The marijuana plant has two forms of chemical compounds; THC and CBD. But about 80 or so other molecules. CBD latter […]

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15 year study: Coal power plants create extreme rainfall

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A 15-year study by researchers in South Australia and Germany mapped the source, journey and effect of ultrafine particles in the lower troposphere. It found that filtration systems on modern coal-fired power stations are the biggest individual source of ultrafine particles (UFPs) ahead of urban road traffic. Results were gathered using ultralight research trikes and […]

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