29 Apr 2016
Large parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef could be dead within 20 years as climate change drives mass coral bleaching, scientists warned Friday.
The World Heritage-listed reef is currently suffering its worst bleaching in recorded...
09 Apr 2016
China can cut its greenhouse gas emissions and generate electricity by treating the 30 million tonnes of sludge its wastewater plants produce each year, the think tank World Resources Institute (WRI) said.
If just 10 percent of the sludge...
28 Mar 2016
Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said on Monday that measures were being taken to clean-up an oil spill by the Hurghada ring road, which resulted from a leaking oil pipeline.
Kawthar Hefny, head of the crisis management department...
22 Mar 2016
Abu Galum Protectorate launched on Monday an environmental diving campaign in Taba.
The campaign — a seabed clean-up at diving spots along the coast at Taba — marked the 27th anniversary of Taba's return to Egypt after its...
21 Mar 2016
Environmental groups on Monday urged greater action on climate change after the government declared the highest alert level over an epidemic of coral bleaching in the pristine northern reaches of Australia's Great Barrier Reef...
16 Mar 2016
One in four deaths worldwide are due to environmental factors like air, water and soil pollution, as well as unsafe roads and workplace stress, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
An estimated 12.6 million...
10 Mar 2016
Ethiopia, which plans to become a top regional electricity exporter, will soon launch a new 2,000 megawatt hydropower dam, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday.
Under a new 2015-2020 development plan, Addis Ababa wants to...
10 Mar 2016
Tanta University’s Faculty of Engineering team took second place in the Middle East and ranked 17th globally in the 2016 Shell Eco-Marathon Asia competition, held from March 3 to March 6 in Manila, capital of the Philippines.
03 Mar 2016
Several marine environment experts have warned against the increasing overfishing of seashells in the Red Sea, which could lead to their extinction and cause an imbalance in the sea's ecosystem.
The shells, according to the...
27 Feb 2016
An oil spill in Nuweiba harbor has been cleaned up, according to Kawthar Hanafy, head of the Environment Ministry's central department for crisis management.
Hanafy said that authorities had seized a Cyprus-flagged ship called...