University of Haifa to Establish Green Research Roof on Top of Israeli Knesset

Under the umbrella of the larger Green Knesset project, the University of Haifa and the Knesset will be building a green research roof on top of the parliament. Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and University of Haifa President Amos Shapira declared their intention to go forward with the ecological research roof during a meeting in June. The roof will be yet another component of the growing NIS 7 million Green Knesset project, launched by Edelstein and Knesset director-general Ronen Plot in January.More...

Coffee on the Roof

Could used coffee grounds be good for your plants? University of Haifa scientists are planning to answer that question.Researchers at the Kadas Green Roofs Ecology Research Center, operating under the Faculty of Natural Sciences’ Institute of Evolution, and working in conjunction with the Student Union and the Green Campus project, are using the waste from coffee machines to fertilize an...More...