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Economarks Mission - Environmentalism, Conservation and Social Reform

Our mission is to analyze current environmental, ecological and social phenomena in the world, while providing accessible scientific tools and knowledge. We wish to stimulate lively discussion in the hope of creating social change in the world around us. The goal is to increase  public awareness and create public debate on these issues. We would like to encourage a change in society’s approach to  social, environmental, spatial,  and ecological events. We are looking to feature  a wide range of writers from the fields of Environmental or Ecological research, Conservation, Behavior, Geography, Geopolitics, Social Sciences, Biology, Astrophysics and Economics.

Chief Editor: Dr. Maor Kohn

Maor Kohn, Ph.D., in Geography, Society and Environment, holds a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in Geopolitics. Lecturer in geography, environment, politics and society. Writes in Maariv newspaper, and deals with a wide variety of fields. Pilot licensee, playwright and scriptwriter. Wrote books and articles.

Dr. Mati Cohen

Mati Cohen, a biology professor on behalf of the Weizmann Institute of Science, a cancer researcher, lecturer and employee at a biotechnology company. Has written books and articles.

Tammy Kaplan Zabari-Editor and writer

Tammy is a reader, a writer, a worker and mother. She likes to tackle complex ideas and make them accessible, simple and intriguing. Scientifically trained in Biology and Ecology at a bachelor’s degree level. Business-driven and marketing focused by her MBA. Tammy has worked as a content developer and manager in the technology sector for many years with side trips to the financial sector as well. When she’s not at her computer, Tammy is spending time with her two kids, wandering around to find those elusive location gems or dancing the night away.

Ofer Nissim

Ofer Nissim is a geographer and environmental consultant, a doctoral candidate in natural resources and environmental management - specializing in water resources management, environment and security, terrorism and the Middle East.

Adv. Oded Arbel

Oded Arbel is a lawyer with a B.A. and M.A. in law studies from Tel Aviv University. He recently graduated with a master's degree in history (specialization in antiquity - Rome) from Tel Aviv University.

Adi Drucker

A musician, a musical producer, a recording and mixing technician and a recording studio owner. From an early age he was interested in aviation and hours in front of a flying simulator became a passion and a great interest in the world of science, technology and space. Personal Website: www.musicproject.co.il

Atar Zehavi

Atar Zehavi is a tour guide who specializes in field trips. He is married with two daughters and holds a B.A. in Marine Sciences and an M.A. in Environmental Studies. Personal Website: www.israeliwild.co.il.

Dr. Tomer Dekel

A city planner and geographer, doctoral student at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, an expert on informal urbanization processes, Bedouin settlement and political economy.

Efi Ginsber

Holds a BA in History and an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Open University. Investigates the local population's cooperation with the Nazis in Eastern Europe during the Holocaust. History columnist in Maariv newspaper.

Dr. Dan Weinthal

Dr. of Biology on behalf of Tel Aviv University and `Volcani` Institute. A biotech entrepreneur in the field of genomics engineering.

Shoval Tirman

A data scientist by profession, produces and submits the podcast mindtalks.

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