President Morsi Takes on Nile River Issues in Ethiopia


On his first visit to Ethiopia as President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi stressed his country’s desire to peacefully negotiate with other Nile Basin countries regarding a longstanding dispute over Nile River water rights. That Morsi visited Addis Ababa at such an early stage of his presidential term reflects his determination to maintain Egypt’s annual share […]

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The Jordan Valley’s Water and Land Under Occupation – Oxfam Report


Israeli settlements and restrictions on water and land are jeopardizing the possibility of peace – UK charity Oxfam says  I have written in the past about the messy and controversial place where politics and the environment meets– especially between Israel and Palestine. However, it’s hard to ignore the political and ecological implications of the Israeli […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Sustainable Nuclear Energy and 8 More Headlines


A possible solution to Israel’s water crisis, Israel’s slow adoption of renewable energy, self-sustaining nuclear energy and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Oregon’s governor will be heading a delegation to Israel later this month to check out Israeli cleantech opportunities. Israel and Canada are set to collaborate on birding and the […]

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