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In the next 2 years, greener hotels will dot Egypt’s Mediterranean coast

Tourists will soon have the option of staying at more environmentally friendly hotels on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast. Over the next...

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Rangers’ protests: A new era for Egypt’s protectorates?

Rangers working in several of Egypt’s protectorates staged sit-ins earlier this month for the first time to protest problems related...

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'Dayma' offers experimental environmental travel around Egypt

A new educational environmental travel project, “Dayma,” offers a creative and alternative gateway to discovering and embracing Egypt’s natural beauty....

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Egypt's lakes: 'a truly tragic environmental tale'

The damage inflicted on Egypt’s lakes testifies to man's ability to quickly destroy what nature took centuries to create. Lakes...

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Egyptian first to climb world summits using 'carbon neutral' practices

Omar Samra, the first Egyptian to climb Mount Everest in 2007, is one step away from achieving his "7 Summits...

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Egypt demands environmental human rights

The leading slogan of Egypt’s revolution has been “Bread, Freedom and Human Dignity,” reflecting the deterioration of Egyptians’ quality of...

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A new eco-village in Upper Egypt renews interest in sustainable tourism

For many years, Upper Egypt has not been on the radar in terms of concerted national development policies. But it...

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Mubarak environment minister left out of new cabinet

One of the few new faces in Kamal al-Ganzouri’s cabinet is Minister for Environmental Affairs Mostafa Hussein Kamel. A number...

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Climate change: Why COP17 matters for the Middle East

Although the Middle East contributes relatively little to greenhouse gas emissions on a global level, several studies have shown that...

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Environment on the electoral agenda

Egypt is currently gripped by campaign frenzy as candidates prepare for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Not only is there a...

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An alternative view to achieving environmental protection?

It would be difficult to negate the view that our planet is facing an increasing amount of environmental problems. Environmentalists...

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A green push for measuring the economy

Measuring the gross domestic product (GDP) of a nation continues to be the main indicator of its economic strength. GDP...

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Food safety in Egypt: Will the new legislation bear fruit?

Food safety is a multi-layered problem involving an array of issues, whether environmental, health or economic in nature. What seems...

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Green Profile: Interview with Ali Gomaa

Al-Masry Al-Youm met with Ali Gomaa, Grand Mufti of Egypt, as part of our Green Profile series, in which prominent...

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