Monthly Archives: December 2017

  • Director’s Blog: Oh Jerusalem

    Since President Donald Trump’s declaration in November, the world has focused its Middle East attention on Jerusalem. Though President Trump’s speech was for once carefully crafted and focused, it could not begin to encompass the myriad of emotions, beliefs, narratives and relationships which connect people globally to the center of ...

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  • Acacia research in the Arava Valley

      The research during my internship with Dr. Elli Groner at the Center for Hyper-Arid Socio-Ecology thus far has been focused on the majestic Acacia trees, a keystone species in the Arava, and their response to climate change. There are three species of acacia in the Arava Valley: tortilis, radianna, ...

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