08.12.2011 12.Kislev. 5772
'We want this to become a yearly tradition’, says Beersheba Mayor Rubik Danilovich.
Achieving true environmental justice in Israel hinges upon the involvement of the country’s public in pushing for the policies they desire, agreed many of Israel’s top green activists, government officials and researchers at a conference on Wednesday.
The Environmental Justice Conference, the first of its kind in the country, was organized by Adam Teva V’Din – The Israel Union for Environmental Defense and was held in Beersheba.
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Ministry, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA), municipalities, activism organizations and the academic world discussed the country’s environmental success stories as well as its ongoing challenges, all of which must be tackled with the participation of those who encounter them on a daily basis….