Environment & Climate Change

News, analysis and commentary from Israel and across the globe on Environment & climate change and its impact on weather, business, politics, rising sea levels, and the food we consume.

 The land of Israel is in boom

'A Habit of Seeing': Book makes Israeli nature accessible for readers

  Environmental Protection Minister Idit Silman speaks at an OECD briefing on Wednesday in Jerusalem.

Israel not on track to meet its climate ambitions, OECD warns

 A highly dramatized artistic illustration of an apocalyptic tsunami.

Climate change may lead to massive tsunamis from Antarctica - study

 Orca, illustrative image.

Why are orcas capsizing, sinking ships off the Iberian coast?

 Fish feeding on a dying D. setosum urchin in the Mediterranean Sea

Mass mortality of sea urchins threatens to destroy Eilat coral reef

 Forest elephant, Loxodonta africana cyclotis, is an endangered species.

Mass extinction of Earth's wildlife is closer than we think - study

 CRANES AT Hula Valley Lake.

Larger birds unable to adapt to climate change - study

An environmental company is removing dead fish downstream from the site of the train derailment that forced people to be evacuated from their homes in East Palestine, Ohio, U.S., February 6, 2023

Big fish in a warm pond: how has pollution impacted fish? – study

 A view of trees burning amid a wildfire near Landiras

In which areas are wildfires more likely to break out? - study

Dr. Vaflahi Meite, D-G of economic diplomacy, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire; Haim Taib, founder/president of Mitrelli Group and Menomadin Foundation; João Baptista Borges, minister of water/energy of Angola; Dr. Serigne Gueye Diop, minister, and adviser to Senegal President for agriculture/industry

How Israeli innovation could power Africa’s future

Mount Everest, the world highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen through an aircraft window during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, Nepal January 15, 2020.

Everest losing snow, turning 'dry and rocky,' UK record climber says

 The sinkholes at the Dead Sea have a wide range of colors.

Half of the world's largest lakes are losing water - study

 Fire ant under microscope.

Israeli environmental, insect experts battle invasive fire ants

 A UB-led study reconstructs the changes in the Mediterranean during the most intense climate change of the last 13,000 years

What will climate change do to the Mediterranean in the 21st century? - study

 delegation of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNFCCC delegation in Israel, evaluating country’s climate data

A platypus is released by CEO of Taronga Zoo Cameron Kerr and Scientists back into Sydney's Royal National Park for the first time in over fifty years, in Sydney, Australia, May 12, 2023.

Platypus returns to Australian national park for first time in half a century

A lion and a lioness play inside the Nairobi National Park, Kenya, January 6, 2021.

World’s oldest wild lion killed in Kenya

 THE OROT Rabin Electricity power station in Hadera.

'License to pollute is license to kill'

 Amir Lati, Israeli consul general in Hong Kong

Israel, Hong Kong eye new collaborations on climate

 Sea turtle eggs, May 2023

First sea turtle nest of the season spotted in Acre

People gather round a bonfire in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Arnona in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'omer, May 8, 2023.

14 times more air pollution in Ramle from Lag Ba'Omer bonfires

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