Environmental Education

Although opinions differ about the existence of global warming, fact remains that human activity has a profound effect on our natural surroundings. These repercussions are potentially irreversible, and widespread. The clearest and most talked about example of such effects is of course the slow destruction of the Ozone layer. Additionally, human life and development have […]

Sinkholes and the Sinking Level of the Dead Sea

In the past few decades sinkholes have permeated the area around the Dead Sea. The eruption of these large cavities has undeniably become a serious issue of human and environmental safety which is also tied to the fight to stop the Dead Sea’s shrinkage.

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 […]

Ein Gedi Youth Build Geodesic Dome

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uynFIp4BcwY] This blog post was contributed by Efrath Silver and Jessica Marx, interns at FoEME´s Tel Aviv office. Following the example of the eco-building project at the Sharbabil bin Hassneh Ecopark in Jordan at the beginning of this year, a group of 30 youth gathered last week at the Ecological Garden of Kibbutz Ein Gedi […]

Israeli, Jordanian Women Explore Women’s Economic Initiatives in Israel’s Tamar Region

Jordanian women from Ghor Safi and Fifa and Israeli women from the Tamar Regional Council view a solar cooking demonstration at the Ein Gedi Ecological Garden. Gundi Shachal, FoEME’s field researcher in Ein Gedi, describes a recent cross-border meeting between Jordanian and Israeli women from Good Water Neighbors Communities.  See our flickr page for more […]