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TAU climate action: From Campus to Glasgow

TAU researchers report on global summit. As more than 130 heads of state and thousands of delegates converged in Glasgow for the two week-long United Nations global climate summit known as COP26 and Tel Aviv University researchers were there as well, taking part in the international conv…

Hitting Rock Bottom?

First meta-analysis of its kind shows warming of Mediterranean Sea causes marine species to migrate. As has been heavily discussed at the recent the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, our entire planet has been warming in recent decades. This process has been particularly mar…

TAU Initiates Model for Carbon Neutrality

Climate change efforts among University’s top priorities. Against the backdrop of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, and following a comprehensive series of tests, TAU prepares to formulate a strategic plan for significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions generated by …

Academic symposium on the challenges and opportunities to help forge a more sustainable planet

NASA astronaut Dr. Jessica MeirPhoto courtesy NASA “We have to work together to truly preserve our planet for the future,” says Jewish-American trailblazer. WATCH: Jessica Meir’s full speech at the 2021 TAU Board of Governors Meeting: NASA astronaut Dr. Jessica Meir on …

The Unique Ability of Seahorses

A short-snouted seahorse clinging to coral in the Red SeaCourtesy of Gil Koplovitz Among the Ocean’s Slowest Swimmers, Seahorses Snag Prey at Exceptional Speed.  Seahorses are considered particularly poor swimmers. However, despite being relatively slow, they are adept at preying on small, quick-…

Fighting Pollution With Seaweed

Coastal seaweed farms can help fight environmental damage. Nitrogen is a common fertilizer for agriculture, but it comes with an environmental and financial price tag. Once nitrogen reaches the ocean, it disperses randomly, damaging various ecosystems. As a result, the state local authorities s…

Diminishing at the Edges

TAU study reveals: overfishing severely harms marine protected areas around the world A new study by Tel Aviv University reveals significant ecological damage to many marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world. A strong “edge effect” was observed, resulting in a 60% reduction in the fish po…

He’s Bringing Plastic Back

TAU alumnus Tal Cohen and his company “Plastic Back” converts plastic waste back to its original form. We use plastic in almost every aspect of our lives. It is cheap in production, durable and can be reused multiple times. The problem is, though, that 350M tons of plastic waste is produced annua…

We Are Part of the Problem and the Solution

Tel Aviv University launches first-of-its-kind multidisciplinary research hub on climate change. Tel Aviv University last week launched the multidisciplinary Center for Climate Change Action, with the aim of finding solutions to the global crisis. The new Center, the first of its kind in Israel, …

Our Planet in the Hands of Academia

TAU to launch a multidisciplinary research center on climate change with the aim of finding practical solutions to the global crisis. Tel Aviv University will soon launch the multidisciplinary Center for Climate Change Action, with the aim of finding practical solutions to the global crisis. T…


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