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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

Sasgon Valley saved

Grounding Israel Electric

July 22, 2015
In an effort to protect the 500 million birds that migrate through Israel twice each year, SPNI has launched a campaign against a 10km... Read more »


A Battle to Plan for the Environment

June 10, 2015
This summer is shaping up to be a difficult one for Israel’s environment, democracy and SPNI. Following the March 2015 elections,... Read more »


Announcements

Dawn in the Hula Valley

November 2020 Mission

You are invited to spend a week with us this November to see some of these corners and species that through your support of SPNI you’ve helped save.

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Recent Blog

flowering loess plain sacrificed for forests

Tu B'Shvat Thoughts - 2020

February 9, 2020
Greetings from Israel as we get ready to celebrate Tu B'Shvat, the new year for trees. The Jewish New Year for Trees in 2020, Tu...
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Thoughts from the 2019 Mission

December 8, 2019
In trucks that were configured to look like mobile bleacher seats, we quietly trekked through the Hula Valley nature reserve in northern...
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A Canadian Hiker's Tale of The Israel National Trail

May 2, 2019
As antidotes to the busyness of day-to-day urban living, people are increasingly looking to long-distance trails. I suppose that’s...
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The True Nature of Conservation: SPNI’s Dual Local and Global Focus

January 29, 2019
Though a cliché, it is no less a truism that the environment knows no borders.  While the Society for the Protection of...
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Birthday Reflections: What If SPNI Didn’t Exist?

November 11, 2018
Sixty-five years ago this month (November 6 to be exact), the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel was recognized as an NGO...
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