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 […]
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
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 […]
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
On December 22nd, FoEME led a “hazard tour” in the vicinity of 4 Palestinian villages of Wadi Fukin, Batir, Hussan and Nahalin. This area with its many springs developed a unique system of irrigated terraced agriculture based on canals bringing spring waters to pools for irrigating the terraced agricultural fields. The participants of this tour […]
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!
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 […]
On 7 Dec. 2011, FoEME staff, along with a number of local human rights organizations, visited and surveyed bedouin encampment sites scheduled to be demolished. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Occupied Palestinian Territories, provides an information sheet on the topic with fast facts and a detailed map.
Making water conservation a way of life, Part 3: Agricultural Water Demand Management in the Palestinian territories.
This is the third 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 agricultural water demand management in the Palestinian territories was written by Josef Wenninger, FoEME intern at the […]