Desalination: A Solution to Israel’s Water Woes?
Israel’s water supply is on the verge of a state of emergency. The Israeli government has proposed an increase in desalination as the solution, and has made a plan to greatly expand their desalination program by 2020. However, the human, environmental, and financial costs of this method have not been fully explored. In a recently […]
Support for FoEME is US tax-deductible!!
With the end of the fiscal year upon us, you may need to squeeze in your tax-deductible donations before heading off to that New Year’s party…you can make an online donation right now which is US tax-deductible and help start the new year in a green way by helping build FoEME’s three EcoParks!
Haven’t covered your holiday gifts yet? Share The Holiday Spirit With FoEME!!
Share The Holiday Spirit With FoEME!! By giving a FoEME gift to someone you love this holiday season, you can help build FoEME’s three EcoParks! Here’s how it works: You make a US tax-deductible donation through our website→ FoEME sends a handsome gift card by email → FoEME develops its EcoParks in Jordan, Palestine, and […]
Making Water Conservation a Way of Life, Part 2: Agricultural Water Demand Management in Jordan
This is the second of a series of blogs that explore issues of water demand management in Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories, looking at water saving options in the domestic and agricultural sector. This entry about agricultural water demand management in Jordan was written by Emily Hylton, FoEME intern at the Amman office. As […]
It’s Hard to Hear the Truth about Water
On July 5th and 6th, FoEME participated in the annual CleanTech exhibition in Tel Aviv. Representatives from all three offices were at the exhibition, including FoEME staff and adult Good Water Neighbor residents. It was exciting for us to learn about all of the clean products and services available in Israel. Though our booth was […]
FoEME Voices Environmental Concerns at ‘Red-Dead’ Conduit World Bank Study Hearings
FoEME attended two of the recent Public Consultation hearings held by the World Bank about their recently released Initial Assessment Report of their ongoing study of a Red-Dead Conduit project. The objectives of the water conveyance project are to replenish water in the shrinking Dead Sea back to a level of 420m below sea level, […]
News Roundup – December 17
A solar panel in Palestine (on the wane, according to this week’s news). Photo courtesty of Iyad Aburdeineh. Here’s what happened environmentally in Israel, Jordan, and Palestine this week: An interim report published by a Knesset committee of inquiry into Israel’s water crisis slammed the government for not taking enough long-term action to manage the […]