Forestry and Ecology News

Sunday, May 06, 2007 10:14 AM

We present another lecture of our series from the recent Forests to Combat Desertification Conference, summarizing the effects of livestock grazing on ecosystems.

Thursday, April 26, 2007 10:14 AM

We present a summary of two further lectures from the recent Forests to Combat Desertification Conference, addressing climate change and arid land forests. KKL-JNF’s experience with managing forests in semi-arid regions provides researchers with an invaluable source of data on these critical topics.

Monday, April 23, 2007 10:14 AM

The KKL-JNF & IUFRO Conference on Forests to Combat Desertification, continued by addressing different aspects of the sustainability of dryland forests.

Monday, April 23, 2007 10:14 AM

After two days of intense discussions at the KKL-JNF Forests to Combat Desertification Conference, participants were given the opportunity to visit at first hand, sites in the northern Negev, particularly Yatir Forest, the focus of several lectures presented at the Conference.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 10:14 AM

KKL-JNF is committed to combating desertification in the Negev and is highly involved in research on afforestation, agriculture and water issues in desert conditions.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 10:14 AM


New Joint Project - Olive Trees for Peace


Monday, December 18, 2006 10:14 AM

This report details the environmental damage caused by missile attacks during the Second Lebanon War in Summer 2006. KKL-JNF cooperated in writing the report, prepared for IUCN, as part of the State of Israel's reply to accusations of environmental damages in Lebanon. Click here to open.

Sunday, December 03, 2006 10:14 AM

The second Lebanese war, in the summer of 2006, was a very difficult time for members of Kibbutz Misgav Am, which is situated on the Lebanese border and was directly hit by Katyusha rockets. The children were evacuated to safer areas, but the adults stayed at home and continued to work as usual, as the kibbutz was transformed into a military base behind the lines.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006 10:14 AM

By Eli Ashkenazi, Haaretz



“And all the trees of Eden were comforted” (Ezekiel 31:17)

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