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IDF Turns to Nature Protection - Read the full article >>

Nature Army

April 7, 2014
The Israel Defense Force is a huge institution in Israel. With bases all over the country and a draft for all eighteen year olds, what... Read more »


Champions of the Flyway is SPNI's newest annual event.

Champions of the Flyway Counts Migrating Birds

March 31, 2014
Champions of the Flyway is a new birding competition from SPNI's Israel Ornithological Center. Teams from across the world will travel... Read more »


Plan for Rehovot's last green spaces may be test case...

Plan for Rehovot's Last Green Spaces

March 24, 2014
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel seeks to preserve the remaining open spaces in Israel's center. These green areas... Read more »


SPNI's Youth Organizes to Protest the Eilat Rail

Teens To Ride In Protest Of Eilat Rail

March 17, 2014
Teenagers working as volunteers with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel are organizing a six day protest to draw public... Read more »


Saving Makhtesh Ramon: Housing Minister Nixes Ramon Crater Neighborhood

Saving Makhtesh Ramon: Housing Minister Nixes Ramon Crater Neighborhood

February 27, 2014
After touring Mitzpeh Ramon with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel last week, Housing Minister Uri Ariel announced his... Read more »


Housing Minister Supports the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel

Saving Makhtesh Ramon: Housing Minister Supports SPNI

February 25, 2014
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel was pleased to hear Housing Minister, Uri Ariel's decision to freeze the housing... Read more » View photos of Mitzpeh Ramon


Winter pools drying early for lack of rain, endangering wildlife

Dry Weather for the Rainy Season

February 11, 2014
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel monitors some 25 winter ponds through out Israel. Winter ponds, also known as... Read more »


SPNI Is Working With Fisherman to Improve Fisheries Management

Fishermen & Environmentalists Work Together To Reform Fishing

February 9, 2014
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel has teamed up with fishermen and other environmental protection organizations to... Read more »


Azaria Alon co-founded SPNI in 1953

Azaria Alon "Father of Israeli Environmentalism"

January 24, 2014
Azaria Alon was a two time winner of the Israel Prize. Alon co-founded the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel in 1953. On... Read more »


The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel appeals for a national park in the Sharon region.

SPNI Appeals Mega-Housing Project in Sharon

January 21, 2014
In an appeal to the National Council for Planning and Building, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel sought for the... Read more »


SPNI will continue to work to Stop the Train & Save the Negev

Train to Eilat Moving Forward Despite Appeal of Environmental Minister

January 6, 2014
An appeal against the approval of the Eilat Railway by Environmental Minister, Amir Peretz, was rejected by the Cabinet on Sunday,... Read more »


Urban Nature Under Threat

Urban Nature Under Threat

January 5, 2014
Open spaces within Israel's growing municipalities are increasingly threatened by development. The Society for the Protection of Nature... Read more »


SPNI survey finds 72% of Israelis support hunting ban

Israelis Support Hunting Ban

January 1, 2014
A recent survey by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel shows that the majority of Israelis support legislation... Read more »