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Love Death and Plastic: A Wake Up Call for Israel

in Health & Science

Walking from the cobblestone road into Jaffa’s local Sharabiya house, the beautiful walls and floors are littered in trash – specifically millions of pieces of microplastic beautifully shapeshifted into coral reefs, sea creatures, photography, and more. Collected by Evelyn Anca, co-founder of Plastic Free Israel and sustainable artist of the 16 plastic pieces, the room…

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Shark Nursery Discovered in Tel Aviv Seas

in Health & Science/Tourism & Nature

Recent research has shown a heavy concentration of deepwater baby sharks and eggs were found off the coast of Tel Aviv, which they say speaks majorly to the impact that climate change is having on the deep sea. The large nursery “was happening under our noses for thousands of years…hiding in plain sight, which highlights…

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Fourth Coronavirus Wave Returns to Israel 

in Health & Science

Coronavirus numbers are over 6,000 affected, the highest in six months. As fear of a fourth national lockdown takes hold, the government is tightening public freedoms once again, especially given the upcoming Jewish holiday season, and the school year set to start on September 1.  The current coronavirus czar Salman Zarka has called on everyone…

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New Israel Museum Showcases Nanoscience Through Art 

in Health & Science

A new blend of science and art has taken shape in Israel’s Bar Ilan University Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA) Compex, where dozens of professors, students and scientists dive into the world of nanotechnology research. With so much dedication to the study of the smallest things on Earth, one visionary scientist and former…

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Groundbreaking Prehistoric Human Fossils Found in Israel

in Health & Science

In Israel, new construction projects first mean excavating the underground. Recently during a dig near the Nesher Ramla cement factory, a slew of artifacts, including human bones, were found – and archaeologists are saying they are not Homo sapiens.  Led by Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Yossi Zaidner and Tel Aviv University anthropologist Professor Israel Hershkovitz,…

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