10 Aug 2010
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority has announced that the first week of Ramadan will see fine weather across the country's northern coast, hot weather in Lower Egypt, Cairo and the northern areas of Upper Egypt, and extremely hot...
07 Aug 2010
Paris--UN climate talks tasked with curbing the threat of global warming are backsliding, delegates from both rich and developing nations said Friday at the close of a week-long session in Bonn.
Even as evidence mounts that deadly...
05 Aug 2010
Eighteen residents of the city of Ameryia west of Alexandria suffered cases of asphyxiation on Tuesday, allegedly due to leaks of toxic chlorine gas from a nearby factory belonging to the Alexandria Fibers company.
03 Aug 2010
The New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) has adopted a new policy to irrigate green areas in new cities with treated sewage water.
Adel Naguib, vice president for the NUCA, said there are plans to generalize the use of treated sewage...
01 Aug 2010
Three environmental NGOs have launched a campaign demanding the release of a 37-million-year-old whale being held in Cairo Airport’s cargo village. The skeleton was returned to Egypt from the US after it underwent restoration at Michigan...
31 Jul 2010
Miami--With oil from the BP spill fast disappearing from the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a marine conservation group is embarking on a two-month expedition to evaluate the impact of oil remaining below the surface.
The study by the...
25 Jul 2010
Weather experts predict that temperatures will rise to 38°C today, and reach 39°C on Monday. The temperature for Tuesday is expected to drop to 36°C.
The media advisor for the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA), Ali Qutb, attributed...
18 Jul 2010
A small crowd gathered around a colorful pile of bright red and green hot chili peppers would not be so unusual in a typical Cairo marketplace. But in the center of the Mostafa Mahmoud Square in Cairo's upscale Mohandessin district,...
18 Jul 2010
The Ministries of Environment, Irrigation, and Health, as well as several environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs), called on the Ministry of Tourism to revoke permits to establish 19 new floating hotels on Lake Nasser over the...
17 Jul 2010
Meteorological experts expect temperatures to rise to 36º in the next couple of days. This rise in temperatures will be accompanied by an increase in the humidity levels, which will reach 90 percent in coastal areas and 85 percent in Cairo...