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BGU Researchers Invent Sensor to Monitor Water Pollution

January 17, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research

New invention will notify farmers of an increase in underground nitrate levels – preventing water pollution.

BGU Researchers Improve Performance of Solar Panels

December 16, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Nanotechnology

The new technique -- inspired by nature’s lotus leaf -- removed 98% of dust particles.

Ocean Acidification Is Extremely Underestimated

December 4, 2019

Tags: Natural Sciences

BGU scientist determines that an increase in carbonic acid in our oceans can no longer be ignored.

An Oasis for People—and Goats—in the Negev

August 15, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU expertise helps a desert goat cheese farm master its wastewater challenges.

Krypton Reveals Ancient Water Beneath the Negev

July 30, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

University of Chicago researchers collaborate with BGU to determine how an aquifer refilled 400,000 years ago.

Environmental Status of Gaza Poses Threat to Israel

June 5, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A bi-university report shows Israel’s source of groundwater and thus public health may be endangered.

Saving the Dead Sea

April 29, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

In this NOVA special, a BGU geochemist shows what might happen when the Red Sea and Dead Sea combine.

Can Olive Trees and Wheat Co-Exist?

April 22, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

At BGU's desert experimental farm, olive trees and wheat are sharing the same land.

Water and Food Security: Can We Do Better?

December 18, 2018

Tags: Desert & Water Research

On this podcast, Prof. Weisbrod discusses how BGU is a trailblazer in the field of water and desert research.