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IJN: Climate Change Changes Grape Growing
BGU Prof. Aaron Fait & Israeli vineyards reinvent desert viticulture, saving winemaking from Italy to California impacted by climate change.
Times of Israel: BGU & MIT Create Program for Bedouin Youth
Over a dozen Bedouin teens were selected for “Digital Tent,” a collaboration between MIT, BGU, and Siraj, a non-profit organization dedicated to integrating members of the Bedouin community into Israel’s celebrated high-tech sector.
Times of Israel: BGU Scientists Recycle Acidic Wastewater
Researchers have developed a way to recycle the kind of phosphoric acid wastewater that caused massive environmental disaster in 2017 near Dead Sea.
NYTimes: Israeli Vineyards in Negev are the Future of Winemaking
Desert winemaking ‘sounds absurd,’ but Israeli vineyards in Negev show the way to the future of viticulture in a changing climate.
JNS: BGU Medical Student is Israel’s 75,000th Oleh
Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, co-founder and executive director of Nefesh B’Nefesh, said “every aliyah flight carries hundreds of inspiring olim who are fulfilling their dreams of making Israel their home."
Israel21C: Israel Uses Innovation to Combat Heatwaves
BGU researchers are taking the lead through innovative solutions to help combat heatwaves and other effects of climate change.
Video of the Month
Celebrating the Remarkable 2: Climate-Saving Science
Watch Celebrating the Remarkable 2, the sequel to last year’s record-breaking program, to find out how BGU is leading the way in climate-saving science. Learn how you can help create a sustainable future!
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