Environmental links from Israel and beyond
November 8, 2007
- From Haaretz – Between 2001 to 2005, one-third of Israel’s drinking water sources were closed due to pollution contamination primarily from agricultural runoff.
- Sviva Israel – A Jerusalem based organization that combines traditional Jewish environmental ethics with modern principles of sustainable development. And they have a bilingual ecological footprint quiz in Hebrew and English for school children!
- Environmental News Network – Ship emissions seen causing 60,000 deaths a year from heart and lung related cancers. Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong – three of the five busiest shipping ports in the world – are likely to suffer most from the impact.
- Learn how easy it is to build your own green home with this fun online game.