In recent years the Galilee Mt's environment are. under very dramatic changes as a result of a very intensive Arabs and Jewish development there. The purpose of the workshop is to answer two questions: 1) IS the transition of the Galilee Mt's a model for other mountainsareas? 2) Is the development there balanced from the geoecological point of view? The workshop will be based on a field trip to one ridge in lower Galilee (Yodf at Ridge in Segev Block). Schedule: 8-10.00 Travel from Haifa to Hararit (explanations on the way) 10-10.30 The Panorama of Hararit 10.30-12.00 Discussions around the workshop theme (in the outlook restaurant with coffee)