Israeli Study: Plants Can Think?

A new study found that plants can assess risk and reward. A new study conducted by scientists from the U.K.’s Oxford University and Israel’s Tel-Hai College found that pea plants may be good for more than pea soup. In fact, they can make sophisticated judgments about where to lay their roots, even when unpredictability and […]

The Beautiful Bahá’í Gardens of Haifa: Photo Gallery

When the Bahá’í Gardens opened to the public in 2001, it was immediately elevated into the pantheon of world class public gardens, and by 2008 UNESCO had taken notice and named it a World Heritage Site. Located in the Mediterranean city of Haifa, Israel, the Bahá’í Gardens was built as a shrine to the Bahá’í […]

Israel’s Water Revolution and its Overflow for the World

Israel now produces 20% more water than it consumes, surpassing the needs of more than eight million citizens, leaving enough water to export to its neighbors and a wealth of knowledge to export throughout the world. Israel’s water revolution was based on necessity. We understood that if significant measures were not taken to fundamentally change the […]

Israel’s Ben-Gurion University Receives a $400 Million Donation

The university’s American fundraising organization announced the gift by the estate of Dr. Howard and Lottie Marcus of San Diego, California, on June 24. A substantial portion is earmarked for BGU’s water research at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, which studies sustainable use of water resources, desalination technologies, water quality and microbiology. The Marcuses, […]

The World’s Tallest Solar Tower is Under Construction in Israel

In Israel, a country willing and eager to use renewable energy, the world’s tallest solar tower is currently under construction. Once it’s completed, it will rise 787 feet, twice as tall as the current record holder, located in California’s Mojave Desert. The electricity generated, will be enough to supply 120,000 homes with clean energy and […]

2,000 year-old seed brought back to life

Methuselah, the Judean Date Palm – links the past to the present through agriculture and archeology. One of the world’s most ancient species, it is being revived after 2,000 years at the Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Israel. :: Israel