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Educate. Love. Protect.

Established in 1953, The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's leading environmental non-profit organization. For over 60 years SPNI has been dedicated to protecting and preserving Israel's natural resources, environment, natural assets and unique landscape. The work carried out by SPNI now will determine what the land of Israel will look like for generations to come.


Nature News

Planning for the Environment in Jerusalem [Photo: Sivan Arbel]

Israeli Fishing Industry Finally Changes Course

September 26, 2016
After decades of uncontrolled fishing in the Mediterranean, the Knesset Economics Committee chaired by MK Eitan Cabel approved... Read more »


SPNI's Coalition to Save Jerusalem Hills recognized at Knesset Ceremony

June 27, 2016
The “Alliance to Strengthen Jerusalem” coalition, spearheaded by SPNI, is a proud winner of a 2015 Green Globe award,... Read more »


Announcements

Mitzpeh Ramon (Photo credit: Danielle Berkowitz)

Discovery Nature Tours

For the first time in over a decade, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel is offering one-of-a-kind experiences in Israel in English.

Join us for 9 days of hiking, discovery and exploration in Israeli nature. Hike the desert oasis Ein Gedi with an expert guide; discover the secrets of Jerusalem’s Old City; bird watch in the Hula Valley, swim in the refreshing Banias stream, learn about and experience, with SPNI's specialists, Israeli flora, fauna, and natural habitats!

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Recent Blog

SPNI prepares for the sabbatical year.

For Gazelles, Love Is Different (But the Same)

September 25, 2016
If you were to ask a female gazelle to detail the most important qualities of an ideal mate, the domination of an area with the tastiest...
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Eilat, in feathered frenzy, chooses a city bird

July 3, 2016
If you know Eilat, you know it is a very unique place. It's remote and beautiful, surrounded by fantastic natural treasures such as the...
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Nature on your plate

February 23, 2016
One sunny Saturday in November, I participated in one of SPNI’s Foraging Tours along Nahal Taninim (Crocodile Creek). We are all...
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"The Tree of the Field is a Person"

January 25, 2016
Wouldn’t we all wish to be like a tree?  Familiar with the soil we are planted in; possessing fresh foliage and firm roots...
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Don't Buy, Give!

November 18, 2015
You might not have heard yet that the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving has a name, and a very important purpose. Giving Tuesday, this...
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Event Calendar


Spring Migration in North America's East Coast with SPNI Birders!

Monday, May 8, 2017, 9:00am - Monday, May 15, 2017, 5:00pm
North America
Join Us for Spring Migration in North America's East Coast with SPNI Birders! In Spring 2017, SPNI Birding experts Dan Alon and...
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