The Yatir Forest: Largest Tree Planting in Israel

Posted on 3/12/2013 by in replant israel yatir forest

Since the formation of the State of Israel, tree planters have been busy creating forests in the holy land, which was a barren wasteland for centuries.

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The Desert Will Bloom

Posted on 3/6/2013 by in replant israel Darom Adom Negev

When spring arrives in the Negev desert, a natural wonder takes place, drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.

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Rare Toad Spotted After 25-year Absence, says Israel Nature and Parks Authority

Posted on 2/17/2013 by Miriam Cohen in Israel Israel Today Carmel Israel Nature and Parks Authority Syrian spadefoot Kibbutz Ga'ash Hula painted frog Hula Valley

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority has announced the finding of a rare species of toad, the Syrian spadefoot, in a pool near Kibbutz Ga’ash on the coastal plain. This species, known to experts as Pelobates syriacus, has not been seen in the region for nearly 25 years and its return has been attributed to improved ecological conditions.

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