Zafrir Rinat (Haaretz)


Drying Dead Sea Threatens Lush Nature Preserve

By Zafrir Rinat (Haaretz)

Drying Dead Sea Threatens Lush Nature Preserve
Visitors to the Einot Tzukim nature reserve near the Dead Sea might be surprised to discover two new pools at the site.Read More


Rare Bat Colonies Killed as Israel Destroys Army Posts

By Zafrir Rinat (Haaretz)

Rare Bat Colonies Killed as Israel Destroys Army Posts
Israel has demolished abandoned military posts in the Jordan Valley that housed hundreds of protected bats, despite understandings with the Israel Nature and Parks Authority.In the process, hundreds of bats were probably buried alive. The ministry says it asked the parks authority to take responsibility for the sites, but that these requests were ignored.Read More


New Swarm of Locusts Threatens Israel's South

By Zafrir Rinat (Haaretz)

New Swarm of Locusts Threatens Israel's South
Swarms of locusts have continued to cross into Israel from Egypt and the Agriculture Ministry is preparing to carry out additional spraying of the insects, which pose a threat to agriculture.Read More






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