Nature - Page 38

Dead Sea fungus could revolutionize saline agriculture

A Dead Sea fungus that thrives in salinity was discovered. Studying the fungus could eventually help grow crops in desert and high-salt environments.

Israel's 10 most beautiful birds

Beautiful birds are numerous in Israel. These stunning photos showcase some of the most spectacular and beautiful birds of Israel.

Massive landfill transforming into 2,000-acre park

Ariel Sharon Park is being built around a former garbage mound. The massive landfill will be converted into one of the world's largest parks by 2020.

New 'summer garlic' species discovered

A newly discovered garlic plant is under threat from grazing cows, say scientists. Learn about the newly discovered garlic strain known as summer garlic.

International bird-watching competition converges on southern Israel

Teams competing in Champions of the Flyway spotted nearly 250 bird species during a 24-hour period.

Don’t you wish you could fly somewhere warm?

This time of year in Israel 500 million birds representing 530 species fly overhead. Take a look at the merry migration. No binoculars necessary.

Israeli artist creates beauty from germs

Israeli artist Nurit Bar-Shai creates abstract portraits using close-up images of petri dishes.

BioBee puts bugs to work for your produce

Israeli company devises a way to reduce chemical pesticides in farming.