BGU researchers are improving the quality of human life in drylands by promoting environmental conservation and sustainable development.

At BGU’s Swiss Institute for Dryland Environmental and Energy Research , social scientists, architects and urban planners are developing environmental solutions to residential life that are aligned with the cultural, socio-economic and political considerations unique to dryland societies. Ecologists are studying Israel as model desert ecosystems for advancing knowledge in biodiversity conservation. Geographers, meteorologists, mechanical engineers, mathematicians, physicists, and chemists are investigating various aspects of the physical environment.

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Striped Hyenas Are Disappearing

January 26, 2018

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU Ph.D. student shares how people abuse these animals, while their body parts are sought for healing.

BGU Partners With Universities in Arizona and Mexico

October 30, 2017

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

The three universities will work together on research in fields such as cyber security, energy and water.

Israel Excels in Space and Satellite Technology

October 19, 2017

Tags: Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences

BGU plays a key role by designing microsatellites and conducting environmental research from space.