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The Dead Sea Basin: Assessment of Current Situation and Prospects for the Future
This document presents data on the present condition and offers assessments and predictions concerning future conditions in the Dead Sea region. The document concerns with the implications of the default option i,e., the scenario that predicts what is likely to occur in the Dead Sea and its surroundings if no steps are taken to arrest the decline in water level.
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Ensuring the Effectiveness of Catalytic Converters to Prevent Air Pollution from Transportation in Israel
There are more than fifteen times the number of cars, trucks and buses on the planet today than there were fifty years ago, with the number soon to reach one billion vehicles (UNEP, 1999). While this phenomenon has revolutionized mobility for much of the world’s population, it has also significantly impaired the quality of its air, particularly in cities.
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Outdoor Recreation Patterns among Immigrants from the FSU
The purpose of this study is to characterize and analyze the outdoor recreation patterns of immigrants from the FSU (the effective demand), and also to identify and characterize the latent demand, i.e., the desire to engage in recreational activities.
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Environment, Administration, and Law in Israel: Government Ministries Part III
From the beginning of civilization, the public administration has been responsible for overseeing, coordinating, organizing, directing, supervising, and managing man’s private and public activities. The attempt to understand how Man acts in relation to his environment, and to direct Man’s activities in a way that can prevent serious environmental damage, is therefore the role of public administration — specifically the environmental administration.
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The Struggle Against the Trans Israel Highway: Documenting an Environmental Struggle
This study surveys in detail the moves taken in opposition to the Trans-Israel Highway project over the years 1993—2002. Many bodies, mostly environmental, took part in the resistance, which comprised actions in numerous fields – planning, professional, legal, public, political, and economic, as well as direct actions.
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The Role of “Red Lines” in Safeguarding the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret)
Over the last two decades, Israel has seen a trend of over-pumping and decline in water quality, a phenomenon which is especially evident in Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee). During the 1980s, the multiyear average of water levels in the Kinneret was approximately -212 meters, whereas in recent years, the multiyear average has dropped to -214 meters.
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Urban Environmental Quality
In order to address the question of how we can increase residential densities in Israel’s cities while still maintaining their quality of life — and even improve on it — the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies convened a special task team. The team’s findings comprise this book.
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Contaminated Land in Israel — From Research to Policy Proposal
This research is aimed at policy-makers, professionals, jurists and the general public who are interested in Israel’s land pollution problems and in the possibilities of promoting solutions in the legislative and policy domains. In order to simplify the task for policy-makers, the study offers a systematic analysis of alternative solutions and policies that are available.
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Using Indirect Legislation to Protect Open Spaces and Farmland
Not all modern farmers have the deep connection to the land as their forefathers did. Under economic pressure, many are ready to give up a life of hard work for the promise of financial security that developers can provide. In an attempt to protect agricultural landscapes, numerous countries throughout the world use economic incentives and laws, but to no avail.
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Environment, Administration, and Law in Israel: The Central Administration Part II
From the beginning of civilization, the public administration has been responsible for overseeing, coordinating, organizing, directing, supervising, and managing man’s private and public activities. The attempt to understand how Man acts in relation to his environment, and to direct Man’s activities in a way that can prevent serious environmental damage, is therefore the role of the public administration — specifically the environmental administration.
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