The Environment

Since its inception, TAU has been Israel’s leader in environmental and biodiversity research. TAU collaborates with government agencies and NGOs to advance and disseminate knowledge, develop technologies, and train new generations of Israeli environmental change-makers.


Naming Opportunities

National Zoological Center: Will modernize TAU’s research zoo, intensify innovative R&D, expand education & outreach, and reinforce efforts to conserve and reintroduce endangered birds and animals into the wild. Ther are many other donor opportunities as well. 


School of Plant Sciences & Food Security: The school’s vision is to intensify collaborative R&D aimed at delivering novel products, approaches and technologies to help meet worldwide demand for sustainable agricultural practices, new food sources and a secure global food supply.


PlanNet Zero Climate Initiative: This multidisciplinary think tank brings together dozens of researchers from units across campus – together with private, industry and government partners – to seek out novel solutions for adapting to climate change and mitigating its harmful effects.


Institute for Cereal Crops Improvement: A global leader in the field, the Institute plays a leading role in the search for more durable and adaptable wheat strains – with the mission to facilitate a more food-secure future.


Biorefinery Lab: To be constructed in the open sea, this lab will develop, test and perfect technologies for cultivating and processing seaweed – an as yet untapped renewable source of food and fuel.


Citizens Science Center: A digital hub run by the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History to promote public participation in environmental research, with the aim of promoting biodiversity science and conservation in Israel.


​​​​​​​Food Security Initiatives: Diverse projects at the Manna Center for Food Safety & Security are in urgent need of support, including projects aimed at discovering solutions and technologies to safeguard plants and crops against climate change.



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