|Trees: The Ultimate Environmentalists|
By David Krantz
15 Shvat, 5771 — Trees just might be the ultimate environmentalists. They provide shelter and food for animals large and small. They nourish the soil with their fallen leaves, and protect it with their strong roots. And trees not only pump oxygen into the atmosphere, allowing every animal on the surface of the planet to breathe, they also filter out greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, as well as precursors to acid rain, such as sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. How many other environmentalists can claim that?
David Krantz is the president and chairperson of the Green Zionist Alliance.
Israeli Nature Poll
"Behold land, for we hath squandered."
- Saul Tchernikovsky
Did You Know?
The Israel painted frog became extinct when Hula Lake was drained in the 1950s.
Mideast Green News
Palestinian family makes use of unique power house – Jordan TimesDAHRIYA, Palestinian Territories — Power comes in many forms, but Kamal Al Jebrini’s family looked to where others...
Israel to open Kerem Shalom crossing on Friday to allow fuel into Gaza -MaanGAZA (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities announced on Thursday that the Karam Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing between Israel...
Gaza’s power authority cuts off electricity to all districts amid deepening crisis – MaanGAZA (Ma’an) — Gaza’s power authority on Friday temporarily cut off electricity to all districts of the besieged...
New seawater quality monitoring station installed off Aqaba – Jordan Timesby Hana Namrouqa – Apr 15,2017 Photo courtesy of the AMP’s Facebook page AMMAN — A new seawater...
Israeli start-up extracting water from air, around the world – Jerusalem PostBy SHARON UDASIN 04/08/2017 Water Gen tech works in remote locations, and where pipes are no longer safe....
|Home | Site Map | Social Media | Search | Privacy | Terms | Nondiscrimination | FAQ | Ethics | Links | Contact | Donate|
Aytzim (Green Zionist Alliance, Inc.) is classified by the IRS as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).
|Aytzim.org is a carbon-neutral website hosted by DreamHost and is best viewed in Firefox.|
Aytzim™, Ecological Judaism™, Jewcology™, Shomrei Breishit™, Rabbis and Cantos for the Earth™, Green Zionist Alliance™, The Grassroots Campaign for a Sustainable Israel™, Green Zionism™, Green Israel™ and Green Israel Summit™ are trademarks of Aytzim.
Copyright © 2017 Aytzim and its respective contributors. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced in any form without written permission. No quotes may be used in any media without attribution Aytzim. The opinions expressed and those of the authors do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of Aytzim, its staff or lay leaders.