As the planet heats up and wildfire blazes rise from California to South Korea, incidents are steadily decreasing in semi-arid Israel. By Elana Shap, Israel21c On a recent rainy day in early December, a group of forestry and fire protection experts from the KKL-JNF (Keren Kayemeth L’Israel-Jewish National Fund) gathered on a hill north of... Read more »

A recent NASA study shows that the 1998-2012 eastern Mediterranean drought was the area’s worst drought in 900 years. But Israeli innovation has made the Jewish State nearly drought-proof, and Omer Arad came up with the idea of a wearable panic bracelet that lets a diver call his or her partner.