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Celebrating our 60th year, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's leading environmental non-profit organization. For the past 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

Major success for SPNI preserving Israel's open spaces

SPNI celebrates Landmark Ruling to Protect Israel’s Green Belts

September 11, 2014
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), together with other environmental organizations and Israel’s mayors,... Read more »

David Conquers Goliath, Again! Elah Valley Saved from Oil Shale Extraction

September 3, 2014
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel celebrated the monumental decision by the Jerusalem Planning Committee to save the... Read more »


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SPNI: Mission to Israel

November 9-16

SPNI supporters from around the world are joining together to see Israel through the work of SPNI.

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Recent Blog

SPNI prepares for the sabbatical year.

Going into the Shmitta Year

October 7, 2014
This Rosh Hashana saw the beginning of the shmitta or sabbatical year. According to Leviticus 25:1–7, every 7 years the Land of...
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Jerusalem Environment and Nature Conference: Biodiversity

January 21, 2014
In many ways it felt appropriate that the day after the passing of Azaria Alon, the forefather of Israel’s environmental movement...
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From Sweden To The Negev

October 15, 2013
Born and raised in Sweden, Sara Kallus has made her home in Mitzpeh Ramon. Gathering inspiration from the wooded landscapes of her...
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Israel's 4th Annual Community Garden Conference

October 9, 2013
Earlier this week I visited Israel’s 4 th National Community Garden Conference in Haifa. I was overwhelmed by the energy of the...
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Summer Photo Contest

August 20, 2013
Our Summer Photo Contest has been a huge success. We received nearly one thousand pictures from amatuer photographers all over the...
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Event Calendar

Eilat Birds Festival

March 15 - 22, 2015
The Eilat Birds Festival is organized by the Israel Ornithological Center of the SPNI and has become one of the most significant...
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Cental Park Bird Walk

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Central Park, New York City
Join SPNI's expert ornithologists in Central Park, New York City for an exciting Bird Walk to see the beautiful birds right in the...
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