10 Jul 2016
It's a booming global business with 70 million cups consumed per day in the UK alone, but for every coffee drinker there's a slew of granules destined for landfill.
Luckily where some see trash, others see treasure. Launched in...
08 Jul 2016
A fin whale seen at the Marina resort on Egypt's north coast on Tuesday and Wednesday is not aggressive or dangerous to humans, the Environment Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
A team of experts from the ministry visited the...
28 Jun 2016
The Red Sea resort town of Hurghada continued to be plagued by crude oil spills on Tuesday, amid claims from marine environment protection groups that officials had not done enough to prevent pollution in the area.
06 Jun 2016
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) has reported a rise in Egypt's carbon dioxide emissions resulting from petroleum products and natural gas consumption.
In a statement issued on Monday, CAPMAS said...
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...