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On Egypt's unique assortment of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish

To illustrate and provide scientific information about Egypt’s rich biodiversity and animals, the American University in Cairo Press recently published...

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Egyptian professors discuss benefits of nuclear and solar energy to fight blackouts

It has become a recurring phenomenon: Every day at dusk, the power shuts down, plunging street after street into darkness,...

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Egyptian documentary on migratory birds selected by Al Jazeera Festival

Gabriel Mikhail is an Egyptian eco-architect, wildlife photographer and creator of “Egypt’s Wilderness,” the country’s first natural history channel on...

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Egyptian proponents of biotech agriculture discuss merits of genetically modified crops

A conference discussing the merits of genetically modified crops took place Sunday at Cairo University’s Faculty of Agriculture. Organized in...

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Egypt’s environment loses one of its most ardent supporters: Mindy Baha el Din

Egypt mourns the passing away of Mindy Baha el Din, one of Egypt’s most dedicated environmental activists, conservationists and bird...

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Biotechnology Report: 1000 hectares of genetically modified maize grows in Egypt

An international organization that promotes the use of agricultural biotechnology ranked Egypt third in terms of the commercialization of genetically...

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After droughts and flood, project aims to preserve Sinai mountain gardens

Around St. Catherine’s Monastery, encircled by the high South Sinai mountains, lie hundreds of Bedouin gardens nested in the nearby...

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Climate change and water mismanagement parch Egypt

Climate change, a fast growing population, ill-designed infrastructure, high levels of pollution and lack of law enforcement have made Egypt...

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Meteorological Authority: Bad weather to last until Thursday

A spate of strong winds, cold and rainfall across the country will last until Thursday, according to Gamal Seoudy, the...

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Green initiatives of the year

Various exciting initiatives have sprouted in the field of environment this year. Three of them in particular have shown extraordinary...

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A year of environmental ups and downs

Egypt has been confronted this year with numerous calamities that ranged from food security issues and contaminated tap water to...

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When migrating birds and wind turbines collide

Egypt is a windy country, with wind speeds that can reach over 10 meters per second in certain strategic areas:...

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Old public garden in Port Fuad destroyed by the city council

The Montazah public park in Port Fuad, located across the Suez Canal from Port Said, is suffering from ongoing destruction...

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Peru bans GMOs for the next 10 years to safeguard native species

Peru last week became the lead country in the fight against genetically modified organisms worldwide, after the government approved a...

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