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Jonathan Sher, ZAVIT* Science and the Environment News Agency


The Robotic Farmers of the Future

Israeli researchers from the Technion are developing a solution that addresses the shortages in seasonal harvesters: robots that pick fruit for us.

Hotter Summers, Higher Health Risks

A new Israeli study from the Technion finds an uninterrupted rise in the country’s temperature and humidity rates. Not only does this feel unpleasant, it is also dangerously unhealthy long-term.

Why Did the Judean Hills Fire Grow So Large?

The fire that broke out in the Judean Hills last summer raged in areas where extensive efforts had been made to prevent fires. So what went wrong, and how can the next big fire be prevented?

Take from the Rich and Give to the Poor: Forest Edition

A new Israeli study finds carbon passing from healthy trees to struggling trees all thanks to the fungi that grow on their roots. 

How Green Can Judaism Get?

With the climate crisis at the forefront of the national conversation, there has been an uptick in religious communities integrating sustainability into their own practices. Will this set a new standard going forward?