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The 4th Acacias in the Arava meeting will take place at the Yair R & D center near Hazeva on 25-26th of October.
Dr. Rivki Ofir unmasking the potential of desert plants to cure diseases.The article at the "B'Yachad" magazine.
At the beginning of April, the measured Dead Sea water was -431.30 m, indicating a 5 cm drop during March, compared to a 9 cm drop during March 2016, and a 6 cm drop during the previous month. Last year, the measured sea level was -429.99 m and so, the annual sea level decline as of last month is 1.31 m, compared to the measured annual decline of 1.35 m as calculated last month.
The bi-national (Israel-Italy) research project entitled “Integrative Multilateral Planning to Advance Rock Art Tourism” (IMPART) was jointly funded by the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology and Space and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and combined researchers from the Dead Sea and Arava Science Center, the Israel Antiquities Authority, the Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Ben-Gurion University and the Higher Institute on Territorial Systems for Innovation (SiTI), in Torino, Italy.
Hydrogen production within the vehicle at the same rate as consumption
In 2015, carbon dioxide emissions in Israel was 70 million tons. Nearly 40 percent of this amount was generated by vehicles. Hydrogen is the most promising candidate to replace fossil fuels, and the most important and urgent application of hydrogen is to power vehicles. A number of obstacles must be overcome before commercial hydrogen is used; the most prominent obstacle is the lack of safe and efficient storage technology inside the vehicle.