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Climate Change Causes November Heat Wave

in Tourism & Nature

Despite rising temperatures and climate crisis impact around the world, Israel’s temperatures are rising twice as fast as the global average, a report by the Israel Meteorological Service states. This November was one of the hottest Novembers ever recorded with temperatures up to 2.5 degrees higher during the day, and up to 2 degrees higher…

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Israel Sends 120 Delegates to COP26 

in Health & Science

Thousands of global delegates are participating in the 26th annual climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Hosted by the United Nations, the Conference of Parties, or COP26, aims “to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.” Given the state of the world, the high-stakes agenda is…

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Neot Smadar: An Island in the Desert

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

This article has been translated from German and written by Katharina Hoeftmann Ciobotaru. It is not that easy to visit Neot Smadar. Although the inhabitants of the small kibbutz in the southern part of the Negev desert have created a landmark with their cultural center, a striking Aladdin-like tower that can hardly be ignored from…

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Jerusalem Park Named Top 8 for Climate Protection

in Tourism & Nature

Three months ago, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, set a global standard focusing on nature-based solutions to manage ecological crises and climate change. The mission is to use nature to mitigate the effects of climate change and create natural solutions to flooding, extreme heat, or endangerment of wildlife.  In perusing…

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Expect a Sea of Trash by 2050

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Sea temperatures in Eilat have reached their highest average in the last 30 years at 29.1 degrees Celsius (84.4 degrees F). The study done by Eilat Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences says that sea warming is increasing at an average of 0.036, which is three times higher than the global average.  The southern Red Sea…

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