We found 50 pages containing "Sustainable living":

Who We Are

Who We Are Israel's Environmental PioneersEducate. Love. Protect.The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's oldest and largest environmental non-profit organization. For over 60 years, SPNI has been dedicated to protecting and preserving Israel's natural resou

What We Do

What We Do Taking a multi-dimensional approach SPNI utilizes several departments:    The Environmental Protection Department is involved in pioneering research projects and developing a body of knowledge that is used to drive SPNI’s activities and to create sustainable s


ASPNI ASPNI, also known as Nature IsraelTM, believes in the importance of protecting Israel’s nature. Countries around the world are struggling with an unprecedented number of environmental challenges.  As a tiny country with a rapidly increasing population density, Isr


UK SPNI The United Kingdom Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (UKSPNI) was founded in 1986, to help raise awareness and support for the work of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), Israel's oldest and largest environmental organization.  Since 1953

Jerusalem Green Map

f Jerusalem. The “alternative” map of the city allows visitors and residents to explore sites that are green, eco- friendly or focused on sustainable living. This mapping system focuses on sites often overlooked on an “ordinary map”, enabling the user with a fresh perspective


Mission The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) works to protect the open spaces and preserve the biodiversity of the land of Israel through environmental activism, education and eco-tourism.   SPNI's Environmental Protection Department: works with gover


History A Brief History of SPNISPNI was founded in 1953 by a small group of teachers, scientists and kibbutzniks who were attempting to save the Hula Wetlands. Although the draining of the Hula swamps could not be stopped at the time, the Government finally acknowledged the validity of

Major Victories

Major Victories So many of SPNI's campaigns to protect Israel's environment, promote sustainable development, nurture environmental education and love of the land, and conserve biodiversity have been successful that one might wonder what our secret is! Check out SPNI's Victory Map, ask

Promoting Sustainable Planning

Promoting Sustainable Planning Open spaces in Israel are dwindling due to the unyielding threat of development. By 2020 Israel is expected to be the most densely developed  country in the OECD. Israel is facing intense pressure to utilize its land reserves to house this increased p

Education Department

Education Department Educating for the FutureThe Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), Israel's oldest and largest non-governmental environmental organization, has been working for over 60 years to protect Israel's nature and heritage by educating the younger generation

Environmental Education

ity activism , and creating a community event aimed to advance a specific topic.  Project Aims: Increasing environmental awareness Educating on sustainable living Developing an emotional connection, a sense of belonging and responsibility towards one's community and surrounding environment Emp

Kehilot: Urban Communities

Kehilot: Urban Communities SPNI's Urban Branches are also known as "Kehilot" (Communities in Hebrew) as they bring local communities together toward shared environmental goals. A revolutionary concept, each Kehila develops itself within the framwork of the needs of each individual commu


s development plan in the western Jerusalem hills that would have had irreparable consequences on Jerusalem's ecosystem. SPNI-Jerusalem promotes sustainable living in Jeusalem with the help of over 20 staff members who work in various fields: Urban planning department Educational programs in s


Haifa By the broad natural bay of the Mediterranean Sea and the forested Carmel Mountains, Haifa is a supremely beautiful and complex city. One of Israel’s truly integrated cities, Haifa is home to people of many faiths and cultures. It also is comprised of a rich array of natural

SPNI Launches Green Hive Project for Municipal Elections

SPNI Launches Green Hive Project for Municipal Elections May 21, 2013 The Green Hive initiative is based on SPNI's vision to promote a sustainable lifestyle and aiming to lead a significant and influential process that will increase urban density while raising the quality of li