Publications

Every year, SPNI releases an Annual Report that analyzes the issues threatening open spaces.

SPNI’s 6th Annual Report on the Threats to Open Spaces identifies the main threats to open spaces in Israel at the beginning of 2013. This report defines the central planning and building threats to Israel's open spaces. The report is a testament to the hard work of SPNI, together with other public bodies and leading figures in 2012. The overarching goal of this work is to raise awareness of the threats to the small amount of remaining open spaces in Israel and to promote a policy of sustainable development. The overarching goal of this work is to protect the small amount of remaining open spaces in Israel and to promote a policy of sustainable development. The English section of the report begins on page 122. 

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In light of the revolutionary change in the national water system, SPNI is promoting a vision of restoring the water flow in nature, and urges governmental ministries to bring about and to lead a major change in the policy for the management of natural water resources in the State of Israel. This report presents an update on the state of the springs and wetlands in Israel, and describes the visition of SPNI concerning the rehabilitation of wetland ecosystems and sustainable management of natural water resources. The activities that SPNI conducts to promote rehabilitiation of Israel's streams and wetlands is made possible due to teh generous contribution of the Beracha Foundation.