Items related to environmental awareness

Steven Viney 28 Mar 2011
Last Saturday saw the fifth anniversary of Earth Hour, a controversial event organized globally by the World Wildlife...
Valentina Cattane 27 Mar 2011
Turning Herodotus’s epithet on its head, some have recently claimed that “the Nile is the gift of Egypt,...
Hoda Baraka 26 Mar 2011
The yearly environmental event Earth Hour -- which began in 2007 -- will be held today. For one hour, starting at 8.30...
Louise Sarant 22 Mar 2011
Less than a century ago, it was common to see vultures flying over Cairo and nesting in some of the city’s...
Valentina Cattane 22 Mar 2011
World Water Day, which is celebrated today, aims to raise awareness among communities, governments and individuals on...
Valentina Cattane 21 Mar 2011
In the words of Nelson Henderson, “The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect...
Hala Barakat 20 Mar 2011
When first reading “Silent Spring,” I only realized later that it was one of the first and most important...
Reuters 16 Mar 2011
China's vast nuclear push is likely to slow after the government ordered a safety crackdown on Wednesday in the...
Louise Sarant 11 Mar 2011
During the 20th century, about 75 percent of all food crops slipped into extinction, which meant that all the unique...
Seheir Kansouh 06 Mar 2011
The following article is part of Al-Masry Al Youm's weekly "Environmental Voices" series, in which...