Environment

Hawaii bans some sunscreen to protect coral reefs

The ban is the first in the U.S. and comes after extensive research on the effect of oxybenzone on the fragile reef ecosystem.

Wisconsin teams up with Israel to tackle water issues

State is following in the footsteps of California and Nevada, which are already working with the Mediterranean country.

Tel Aviv ranked among world's greenest cities

The Israeli city by the Mediterranean features a stunning array of tree species from around the world.

Is man-made pollution making storms more severe?

Research shows that even the smallest of man-made particles can intensify thunderstorms, which can lead to soil erosion, runoff and damaged crops.

This is the weirdest book about the Dead Sea you'll ever read

Artist Sigalit Landau has been making art in this salty body of water for decades.

How Indian farmers are doubling their crops

Learning about new technology was a game changer for this farming couple.

Could this new documentary film be the next 'Blackfish'?

'Trophy' will air on CNN to spotlight hunting and wildlife conservation in Africa.

Why are there evaporation ponds at the Dead Sea?

Find out what purpose these shallow, artificial ponds serve.

How a company is turning wildlife destroyers into comfy marine homes

An Israeli startup figured out how to make concrete structures that are good for the environment.

How 2 guys from Georgia pranked international media to save the planet

Their weird-looking device promised to turn dirty air into oxygen on your face. It was a groundbreaking invention. It just wasn't real.

The strange second life of Israel's black goats

A 70-year-old law has been reversed, clearing the way for grazing kids to play in the dirt again.

Is the future of sustainable electricity ... in turkey droppings?

A new study shows that poultry excrement could be used as a viable biofuel.

The dramatic search for one of the world’s most elusive creatures: sand kittens

These zoologists have spent years looking for the mysterious feline that lives in deserts from Morocco to Israel.

This architect wants to build an underwater hotel in the Red Sea

See the first illustrations of Daniel Libeskind's unconventional plan to transform a southern Israel resort town.

Now there's a one-stop marketplace for eco-friendly fashion

27-year-old Daniella Zakon's Marrakesh website gathers artisans and retailers from around the world focused on sustainability, ethics and natural materials.