19 Nov 2012
In an attempt to introduce youth to the green market and teach them how to capitalize on their potential, the DEMENA Youth Climate Ambassadors, along with environmental organizations icecairo, Nawaya and the Wadi Environmental Science...
18 Nov 2012
Aiming to increase awareness about climate change and urging Arab countries to take the leadership at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change summit in Doha, environmental activists organized a peaceful march last Saturday across Qasr...
16 Nov 2012
Eleven falcons that had been seized by airport customs in September were released into the wild on Wednesday after spending over a month in the Giza zoo, which acts as a rescue center in cases of illegal animal trade.
Of the initial 17...
13 Nov 2012
In the arid sands of the desert around Wadi Natroun, 90 kilometers northwest of Cairo, gilthead sea breams swim in fish ponds lined in neat rows.
The salty water found in Wadi Natroun's underground reserves is particularly well-...
12 Nov 2012
Dozens of environmental activists and desert lovers peacefully demonstrated in Wadi al-Rayan last Friday to show their disapproval of a wall they say spoils one of the country’s most beautiful natural reserves.
The valley has been...
11 Nov 2012
As fossil fuel reserves decrease, many countries are turning to hydrogen as one of the main sources of alternative energy. In Egypt, a group of scientists started working on a project for producing low-cost hydrogen that will be used in...
08 Nov 2012
Egypt’s food production suffers from schizophrenia: it ranges from a tomato grown in sewage water and sprayed by killer pesticides to a perfect orange, grown following strict international quality and safety standards. The fruit and...
06 Nov 2012
A new eco-hub, called icecairo, opened its doors to environmentalists, innovators, and entrepreneurs Monday evening for a soft launch event at its hub, located just off Talaat Harb street in downtown Cairo.
The stylized spelling, icecairo...
05 Nov 2012
Many Dahshur residents complain the nearby Royal Lake is being dried out to make room for a tourist village and that many antiquities thefts are taking place on its land, despite the US$3.1 million allocated in 2009 from a joint United...
04 Nov 2012
The first higher education institution in the Middle East and North Africa to calculate its carbon footprint, the American University in Cairo (AUC) has measured its own impact on the environment with the aim of reducing the university...