18 Mar 2013
Egypt mourns the passing away of Mindy Baha el Din, one of Egypt’s most dedicated environmental activists, conservationists and bird specialists. She suffered a stroke on Thursday night and passed away early this morning at Dar el...
13 Mar 2013
Nestle, the world's biggest food company, published on Wednesday a raft of social and environmental targets it aims to meet by 2020, including better labeling of its products, only using sustainable palm oil and cutting greenhouse gas...
11 Mar 2013
The world's tropical forests are less likely to lose biomass, or plant material, this century due to the effects of global warming than previously thought, scientists said in a paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience on Sunday...
27 Feb 2013
Illegal killing of African rhinos is on the rise, with at least 745 poached last year and over two a day being shot by poachers so far this year, the International Union for the conservation of Nature (IUCN) reported on Tuesday.
25 Feb 2013
The US Department of Agriculture on Thursday projected a rebound in US corn and soybean yields in 2013 that, along with high planted acreage, opens the door to record-large crops and for prices to tumble from 2012/13 levels.
14 Feb 2013
Locust control teams were dispatched Thursday in Marsa Alam in the Red Sea Governorate after an outbreak of locusts.
The locusts first were sighted around 57 kilometers north of the city and then made their way to the vacation hotspot soon...
12 Feb 2013
Eyewitnesses confirmed Tuesday the sighting of an oil spill in the Miet Yazied Canal in Kafr al-Sheikh City. They added the spill had first appeared two days earlier in the Masier Canal.
Fouad Abdel Rahman, head of state-owned Kafr el-...
11 Feb 2013
Roshdi Saeed, a leading Egyptian geologist and longtime US resident, died Thursday at age 93 in Washington. He was the first Egyptian to obtain a PhD from Harvard University, which he earned in the 1950s.
Engineer Abbas Mahmoud, Saeed...
06 Feb 2013
Poachers have killed more than 11,000 elephants in Gabon's Minkebe National Park rainforest since 2004, Gabon's government said on Wednesday, with the massacre fueled by increasing demand for ivory in Asia.
05 Feb 2013
It is a question that has lawyers and many others on the US Gulf coast buzzing: Will BP strike a massive deal to settle the remaining claims over the Gulf of Mexico well blowout?
BP could be nearing a settlement of federal claims with the...