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The industrialization of the kibbutzim has been one of the triggers behind Israel’s spectacular growth, but many old-timers have lamented the shift from idealism to pragmatic capitalism. But a slow shift is underway as more Israelis are considering moving back to these communities.
It goes without saying that Israel is one of the most politicized nations on the planet, and the same goes for how the country approaches its water security. But one water utility CEO is using low-tech solutions to make her city one of the most water resilient communities on the planet.
Rishon LeZion, five miles south of Tel Aviv, has become a global leader in water efficiency -- and much of this success is thanks to CEO Sally Levy, who is arguably one of the world's leading women on water stewardship.
Netafim’s drip irrigation systems can play a critical role as the world attempts to feed 9 billion people by 2050. TriplePundit visited the company’s offices in Kibbutz Hatzerim, Israel, to learn more about its vision for sustainable agriculture.
One of the best diversions from the San Joaquin Valley is the area around Millerton Lake, where the eponymous river has diverted by Friant Dam.
UNESCO is partnering with several organizations, including Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and Asia Pulp and Paper, on a project that aims to improve the quality and safety of drinking water in this Southeast Asian country of 250 million people.
Hurricane Matthew may have passed, but damage from flooding will leave a tragic and frustrating wake for millions of residents, including those working within North Carolina's pork industry.
Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy. But does the system deliver?
Weed, a small town in the far north of California, is now the focal point in the fight for a community’s right to local water versus a company's right to sell it for a massive profit.
A new university study suggests the amount of greenhouse gases emitted from the world’s water reservoirs could be as high as 1 gigaton, or about 1.3 percent of all emissions generated by human activity.
According to researchers at a Swedish university, foreign companies have already leased about 3 percent of land in Africa, which could have a long-term impact on communities as competition for resources such as water increase.
Pupukea Beach Park offers a setting that is picturesque in its own right, and is one of the better places for snorkeling in Hawaii.