Blog

April 2022
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March 2022
6:40am. A minibus pulls up, and twenty-six Hebrew University pile in. Some are ready to go, while others are still half-asleep. Everyone aboard, the minibus heads westward. As the sun...
February 2022
Dr. Liron Shani: Nature and Society Dr. Liron Shani grew up in a family of farmers in Israel’s Arava region, one of the last areas in Israel to have an agriculture-based economy. He...
February 2022
Dr. Daphna Shimon: The Question of Carbon According to the EPA, three-quarters of gaseous emissions are carbon dioxide – a logical result of humankind’s reliance and widespread use of...
February 2022
Dr. Gili Greenbaum: Population Genomics and Conservation Biology Dr. Gili Greenbaum began his academic career at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as an undergraduate studying...
February 2022
Dr. Nathan Steiger: Come Rain or Shine Dr. Steiger is a senior lecturer (assistant professor) at the Hebrew University’s Fredy and Nadine Herrmann Institute of Earth Science within the...
February 2022
OptiWheat: Maximizing Food Security in a Changing Climate Prof. Zvi Peleg, Dr. Ittai Herrmann, and Dr. Reut Barak Weekes The OptiWheat project brings together cutting-edge...
February 2022
How can we think global but act local? Dr. Itay Greenspan, Dr. Galit Cohen-Blankshtain, and Dr. Orna Shemer How can environmental NGOs inspire local action on the global climate...
February 2022
  Learning from the Past: Historical Lessons for Sustainability and Resilience in a Changing Environment A project by Dr. Lee Mordechai (History) and Dr. Amit Tubi (Geography) The...
February 2022
Smart Urban Trees: Monitoring and Improving Tree and Root Performance on City Streets A project by Prof. José Grünzweig (Plant Sciences) and Dr. Nimrod Schwartz (Soil and Water Sciences...