FoEME’s new groundwater project for the Mediterranean Basin
In November 2011 a new project for protecting groundwater in the Mediterranean Basin was established. For the new project, FoEME is teaming up the province of Malaga, Spain in order to promote sustainable groundwater resources in the Mediterranean Basin. The project is funded by the European Commission’s ENPI (European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument).
Reflection of a FoEME intern – working for peace and the environment
Josef Wenninger spent five months as an intern at the Tel Aviv office of FoEME. Here is his entry about his experiences and his work at FoEME. My time at FoEME has come to a close and the time has come to reflect on the last 5 months, the work I have done and the […]
A Tour in Battir: Conservation and management of a cultural landscape
On February 11th, FoEME staff, field researchers, UNESCO experts and local environmentalist came together to discuss and get to know the unique cultural heritage landscape of the Palestinian village Battir. The activist tour was led by members of the Battir Landscape Ecomuseum Project. Photo 1: FoEME staff and local activists
“Throwaway societies” and the threat to future water supplies
In its daily production and consumption of goods and services, society generates wastes. This waste must be disposed of, often at locations other than where they were generated. Wastes are discharged into atmosphere, into surface and groundwater courses, and on the land. The enlightened communities of the world see a very clear sign to a […]
Making water conservation a way of life: Part 5: Domestic Water Demand Management in Palestine.
This is the fifth blog of a series of blogs, which 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 domestic water demand management in the Palestinian territories was written by Laura Meems, FoEME intern at the […]
FoEME calls on the Israeli Government and the Palestinian Authority to Negotiate a New Water Accord
In Response to the French Parliament’s Report on the Policies of Water Allocation in the West Bank, Friends of the Earth Middle East calls on the Israeli Government and the Palestinian Authority to Negotiate a New Water Accord
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!
Making water conservation a way of life: Part 4: Domestic Water Demand Management in Israel.
This is the fourth blog of a series of blogs, which 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 domestic water demand management in Israel was written by Josef Wenninger,FoEME intern at the Tel Aviv office. In […]
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 […]
Israeli Minister of Environmental Protection Gilad Erdan and Palestinian Minister of Water Dr. Shaddad Attilli Agreed on the Need to Reexamine the Operation and Structure of the Joint Water Committee
A heated discussion took place on Israeli Palestinian water issues today (Tuesday, December 13) at the Ashdod Sustainability Conference between the Israeli Minister of Environmental Protection, Gilad Erdan, and the Palestinian Minister of Water, Dr. Shaddad Attilli. This was the first time the Ministers met in Israel publicly to discuss issues in dispute between Israelis […]