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Earth’s Cracks May Contribute to Global Warming

March 4, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Discovery News -- A new study by BGU researchers has found that cracks in the earth's surface exhale large quantities of gas, perhaps enough to affect global warming.

“Green” Window Developed by BGU Researchers

March 3, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The windows reduce energy costs and consumption, keeping desert homes warm in winter and cool in summer.

New Jersey Native Rallies Beer-Sheva Neighborhoods to “Go ...

February 18, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

New Jersey Jewish News -- Isaac Hametz founded a nonprofit organization to improve the quality of life for local residents, focusing on Ethiopians. BGU students provide much of the volunteer staff.

Israel’s Leading Environmentalist

February 18, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Hadassah Magazine -- BGU Prof. Alon Tal, Israel's leading environmentalist, remains as busy as ever, founding one ecological group after another in his pursuit to save the country's natural treasures.

Drylands, Deserts and Desertification

December 23, 2008

Tags: Desert & Water Research

At BGU's second international conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification, there was a sense among the experts and officials gathered from over 50 countries, that something could be done, that techniques could be learned and that they would leave Israel better equipped to combat this global threat.

Looking for Freshwater Solutions

November 26, 2008

Tags: Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

The Media Line -- BGU's Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research is helping to solve Israel's water shortage. Zuckerberg was recently selected to be Israel's national center for advanced water technologies, acting as a bridge between academia and entrepreneurs.

BGU Professor’s Solar Panels Are Paving the Way to a Bright ...

November 25, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU Professor David Faiman has developed solar panels that might be the answer to global solar energy problems.

Ben-Gurion University and Rutgers University Weigh Solar ...

November 24, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

New Jersey Jewish News --Prof. David Faiman, chair of BGU's Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics and director of Israel's National Solar Energy Center, discusses possible collaboration with Rutgers University.

Israel Pushes Solar Energy Technology

August 13, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research

NPR--BGU's Professor David Faiman discusses how his photovoltaic cell technology could solve one of the fundamental problems of solar energy.




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