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“Breaking Bread” and Feeding the Hungry with Green Farming Practices

Agriculture has played a central role in shaping world history and the stories in religious texts for thousands of years. Famine and drought have triggered many mass migrations from biblical Israel -- Abraham’s first journey to Egypt was driven by the lack of food and water; famine drove Elimelech and Naomi to Moab, which led [...]

The Environment Knows No Political Borders

Pollution problems in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank are well-known and seem to be getting worse. The World Health Organization has identified high levels of pollutants in all the region’s urban areas. In Gaza, chemical and microbiological contaminants in drinking water are causing health problems. And in the West Bank, there’s an ongoing battle [...]

EcoloBlue’s Forward Thinking Technology Could Be A Perfect Fit For Artificial Islands Projects Around the World

EcoloBlue’s Forward Thinking Technology Could Be A Perfect Fit For Artificial Islands Projects Around the World Since 2007, EcoloBlue has been manufacturing atmospheric water generators (AWGs), machines that make water from the humidity in the air. Co-Owners, Wayne Ferreira and Henri-James Tieleman, have focused on generating water from the air using efficient mechanical processes. EcoloBlue’s [...]

Submersible Islands – The Ultimate Way To Experience Underwater Living

A view of one of the submersible islands of the Menorah Islands Project. From above, the Menorah Islands Project complex is laid out in the shape of the ubiquitous candelabra that serves as a symbol of the state of Israel. However, at select points during the year, two submersible islands will emerge from [...]

The Seven Towers of the Menorah Islands and the Ancient Pine Cone Symbol

While the final form of the Menorah Islands will certainly go through many permutations based on input from our upcoming feasibility studies, as well as input from the public, our initial vision includes a rather striking architectural feature at the center of each artificial island.   The seven towers and two submersible islands of [...]

What Costa Rica’s 75-day streak of zero fossil fuel usage means for the Menorah Islands Project

An overhead view of one the proposed artificial islands within the Menorah Islands Project One of the cornerstones of the Menorah Islands Project is our commitment to building artificial islands in a way that uses entirely green technologies. Not only are we planning on powering the entire island complex without producing any carbon [...]