EcoNegev takes 7 visiting journalists on desert tour

06.09.2011                      07.Elul, 5771

Umwelt:

EcoNegev takes 7 visiting journalists on desert tour

Project organizer: We want their millions of readers to know about this Israel, and we’d also like to encourage tourism to the Negev.

For Saskatchewanian reporter Paul Hanley, witnessing Israel’s advancements in desert reclamation and thriving Negev agricultural areas is an inspiration for further such developments in the much colder, but semi-arid climate of his Saskatoon, Canada, hometown.
“Water conservation is a big interest there as well,” said Hanley, a reporter for The Saskatoon Star Phoenix, who is also currently in the process of building an ecological village in his city.
“Seeing how everything is being done here and how it’s all connected to tourism – I’m sure our readers will be interested in that as well.”…