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Vatican Calls on Israelis to Help Solve Global Water Challenges

Israel’s extensive knowledge in solving challenging water problems makes local companies highly sought-after

Israel Today | 04 May, 2021 | Read More >

Y.A. Maof (Israel) and Scholas Occurrentes Declare Focus on Finding Solutions to Water Challenges

More than 400 people from 28 countries participated in a unique online event organized by Israeli innovation and project management company Maof, together with the Pontifical organization Scholas Occurrentes and universities from Latin America.

Israël Science Info desk | 04 April, 2021 | Read More >

Algae Cleared From Caribbean Beaches Can Power Hotels – zenger.news

Israeli businessman and entrepreneur Ygdal Ach was vacationing with his family in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, when he came across a disturbing sight – huge amounts of smelly brown seaweed scattered all over the shoreline, marring what otherwise would be a perfect beach experience.

“When we got there, we were all waiting to see the amazing beaches and the clear waters,” he said. “When we woke up the following morning, we suddenly saw that the beach is full of brown seaweed that smells bad, and my youngest daughter wasn’t willing to get in the water. We were all very disappointed with the situation, and I tried to understand what was going on there.”

jacksonvillefreepress.com | By Zenger News | 22 March, 2021 | Read More >

The future of water – technological innovation for a sustainable world starts in Mar 22, 2021 06:00 PM Jerusalem

Algae cleared from Caribbean beaches can power hotels

A family vacation ruined by seaweed results in an international project to create electricity from brown algae.
Israeli businessman and entrepreneur Ygdal Ach was vacationing with his family in the town of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic when he came across a disturbing sight – huge amounts of smelly brown seaweed scattered all over the shoreline, marring what otherwise would be a perfect beach experience.

israel21c.org | By Naama Barak | 18 March, 2021 | Read More >

Caribbean environmental disaster meets Israeli innovation

A type of algae, Sargassum leads to heartbreak for the many tourists who expect to enjoy white beaches and a clear ocean but instead endure the reek and filth of the decomposing seaweed.
The famous beaches of the Caribbean nations, badly struck in recent years due to the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, which stretches each summer from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Coast of Africa, will enjoy massive improvement thanks to an Israeli innovation.

The Jerusalem Post | By HAGAY HACOHEN | 03 January, 2021 | Read More >

Take a look at our experts lectures in UTP’s webinar | Nov 25’th 2020

UNAPEC, Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management and international advisers will present a solution proposal to the water problem in the DR

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.- The APEC University (UNAPEC), Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management, (Israeli company), the secretary of the water sector of TheIsraelExport & International CooperationInstitute and international advisers will present a project that seeks a solution to the diversity of problems in the supply and consumption of water throughout the country.

ACENTO.COM.DO | 12 August, 2020 | Read More >

UNAPEC and an Israeli company work to solve the country’s landfill problem

APEC University, together with the Israeli company Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management Ltd. with more than 20 years of experience in the development of environmental services projects are working on a unique international project to provide a comprehensive solution to the problem of landfills in the Dominican Republic.

HOY.COM.DO | 09 July, 2020 | Read More >

How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?

the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, first detected by Nasa observation satellites in 2011 and now known to be the world’s largest bloom of seaweed, stretches for 5,500 miles (8,850km) from the Gulf of Mexico to the western coast of Africa.

The Guardian | 30 June, 2020 | Read More >

Facing A Seaweed ‘Crisis’ On The Beach, Miami-Dade’s Preparing To Haul Away Sea Grass

A cloudless sky greeted Shannon Waddell and friends in Miami Beach for their weekend getaway from Atlanta, and the day might have qualified as postcard perfect if not for the rotting blanket of sea grass blocking their barefoot path to the ocean.

WLRN | 30 July, 2019 | Read More >

Gov’t Eyes Money In The Weed – Seaweed, That Is

The Government is thinking of ways to spin seaweed into cash as a way to tackle the sargassum threat currently plaguing the island’s shores, especially in Portmore, St Thomas and Portland.

The Gleaner | 09 July, 2019 | Read More >

Sargassum ‘action plan’ agreed for region

Several countries from the Caribbean and Latin America have agreed to establish a plan of action to address the influx of sargassum seaweed after a meeting of experts in Cancun, Mexico.
The agreement highlights the need for cross-border information sharing on sargassum monitoring science, education and entrepreneurship.

Barbados Today | 05 July, 2019 | Read More >

The Dominican Republic embraces sustainable tourism

As awareness of the climate and biodiversity crises grows, international, environmentally conscious visitors are increasingly valuing countries that invest in keeping their beaches clean and require their hotels to be less wasteful.

UN Environment Programme | 01 July, 2019 | Read More >

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