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1953: The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is founded.

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is founded to promote sustainable development of the land. SPNI sponsors tours, research, educational activities, and public campaigns for environmental protection and historic preservation.

WWW Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI)
http://www.spni.org/e/about/

The official Web site for the SPNI