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BGU: Fulfilling the Vision

April 7, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech

Boca Raton News -- David Ben-Gurion was a prime instigator of bringing water and revolutionary conservation techniques to make the Negev bloom, and Ben-Gurion University is committed to making the dream a reality.

A Vineyard Blooms in the Negev

April 2, 2009

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

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles -- Moshe and Hilda Zohar, promising Negev pioneers, came to the desert more than 10 years ago with a dream ��� to grow wine grapes on the desert���s ancient terraces.

Solar Energy Project Enters Farm Phase

March 24, 2009

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

geekheeb--ZenithSolar���s electric-thermal hybrid solar power system���based on technology developed by BGU's Prof. David Faiman���will be launched at Kibbutz Kvutzat Yavne in April. AABGU arranged a sneak preview.

ZenithSolar to Dedicate First Solar Energy Farm in Israel

March 19, 2009

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

Green Prophet-- ZenithSolar, an Israeli start-up company, will be launching its first ハラモsolar farmハラン in April 2009 based on technology developed by BGU's Professor David Faiman.

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.




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