11 May 2012
A group of Egyptian scientists have witnessed and filmed the first account of mass coral spawning in the Red Sea. The event last weekend is considered a scientific breakthrough, as mass coral spawning was previously believed to only occur...
09 May 2012
Teams from the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation and the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency on Wednesday contained and cleaned up after an oil leak in Gamsha Bay, north of Hurghada.
The area had suffered an onshore and offshore oil...
07 May 2012
Gamsha Bay on the Red Sea on Monday suffered a new onshore and offshore oil spill resulting from a leakage in a General Petroleum Company well, emitting large quantities of the toxic Hydrogen Sulfide gas.
This is the seventh leakage since...
02 May 2012
A Greenpeace flyer landed in one of Electricite de France SA's (EDF) nuclear plants on Wednesday in a move to raise awareness to what the environment activists call gaps in French reactors' security four days before the...
29 Apr 2012
The Cambodian military has concluded that one of its own police officers killed a prominent environmentalist then took his own lifein an incident in a forest rife with illegal logging.
Chut Wutty had been taking photographs on Wednesday...
24 Apr 2012
The world famous Arab League amphitheatre was filled yesterday with electricity and energy ministers from various countries in the Middle East and North Africa, including Egypt’s Hassan Younis, international donors, investors and...
23 Apr 2012
To celebrate Earth Day, the band El Zabaleen performed their annual show Sunday night at El Sawy Culture Wheel.
El Zabaleen is a percussion-based band that uses garbage and discarded petrol tanks as their main instruments; some guitar,...
22 Apr 2012
An Egyptian NGO is mounting an expedition to clean up the almost inaccessible Abu Monkar Island near Hurghada, to mark today’s annual global Earth Day celebrations.
About 60 community members will boat out to the sandy island with...
16 Apr 2012
PARIS — One of the world's biggest glacier regions has so far resisted global warming that has ravaged mountain ice elsewhere, scientists reported on Sunday.
For years, experts have debated the state of glaciers that smother...
12 Apr 2012
BRASILIA — The upcoming Rio conference on sustainable development must yield a commitment to manage the world economy in a way that respects the environment and fights poverty, a Brazilian official says.
"I believe that Rio+20...