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Flying high

Representatives of the three main Abrahamic faiths joined together for the Spring Migration Birding festival, the Flight2hope flyover to welcome the swifts and the 3rd International Bird Observatory Conference. Special guests included astronaut Ricky Arnold and environmentalist Yossi Leshem (see … Continue reading

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Preventing bird strikes at airports

I reported previously (Jan 2014) about Tel Aviv University scientist Yossi Leshem and his innovative methods for protecting airports from the risk of birds colliding with planes.  This recent video by TIP to promote the book “Thou Shalt Innovate” highlights … Continue reading

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Strike out

(Thanks to Nevet – www.BroaderView.org) The Economist (not known to be Israel-friendly) has praised Yossi Leshem of Tel Aviv University. Yossi’s research led to a radar system that detects possible aircraft collisions with flocks of birds. It has helped the … Continue reading

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Flying with the birds

Here is a beautiful Israel21c film about Israeli scientist and ornithologist Yossi Leshem. Yossi took advantage of Israel being the route for 500 million migratory birds to devise solutions that allow man and bird to share the same airspace in … Continue reading

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International prize for Israeli birdman

The Bruno H. Schubert Foundation of Frankfurt awarded its annual prize for excellence in natural sciences to Israeli ornithologist Dr. Yossi Leshem for his contributions to the research and preservation of birds in Israel. Dr Leshem works in Tel Aviv … Continue reading

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