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Fishing Banned in Israeli Mediterranean

in Economy & Innovation/Tourism & Nature

The Ministry of Agriculture in Israel has placed a one month ban on fishing in the Mediterranean Sea, due to the rapid decline of fish and with the aim to support a sustainable fish supply for the future. All fishing methods are banned until May 30, except for dropping nets and using fishing poles off…

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Thousands Rally to Advocate for Climate Change

in Health & Science/Tourism & Nature

On Friday, March 29, up to 7,000 people gathered in the heart of Tel Aviv for the People’s Climate March in hopes of governmental attention towards the inescapable issue of climate change. The rally was one of many international efforts to raise awareness about climate change during the month of March. The event was a…

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Longest Salt Cave in Israel Breaks World Record

in Tourism & Nature

The Malcham salt cave was discovered in Israel’s southern Mount Sodom around the Dead Sea, and is made up of almost 100% table salt. The cave was found in 1986 by Amos Frumkin, Director of the Hebrew University Cave Research Center, and until recently, its massive size remained unknown. The cave is thought to be…

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Billions of Butterflies Hit Israel

in Tourism & Nature

As Israel flooded with Purim celebrations, it also saw millions of Painted Lady butterflies flutter through the skies. The black and orange “Cosmopolitan” of butterflies are in migration mode, flying from the Arabian Peninsula, and landing in Israel to refuel themselves on their long journey towards Cyprus and Europe. This is the first time that…

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Digital Farming Supports Crop Health

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

Imagine you’re a farmer who grows wheat, and with one snap of a picture, you could detect what was stunting its healthy growth. Taranis, a growing Israeli company, has invented a farming technology to support farmers around the world to take better care of their crops, and specifically to help prevent disease and pest infections.…

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