Environment

Egypt fines Tanzanian boat US$108,000 for destroying coral reefs

Egypt fines Tanzanian boat US$108,000 for destroying coral reefs

The Egyptian Environment Ministry on Friday fined Tanzanian oil service boat “MEHR” US$108,000 after it ran aground inside Gabal Elba…
Environment minister discusses Egypt’s hosting of the COP27 climate conference

Environment minister discusses Egypt’s hosting of the COP27 climate conference

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad on Tuesday met with ambassadors of the European Union and President of European Investment Bank…
Egypt’s first waste conversion project using anaerobic digestion inaugurated in Fayoum

Egypt’s first waste conversion project using anaerobic digestion inaugurated in Fayoum

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Governor of Fayoum Ahmed al-Ansary inaugurated the first project Egypt for converting waste into…
Fifty percent of Egyptian projects to be green starting 2021: minister

Fifty percent of Egyptian projects to be green starting 2021: minister

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad announced that fifty percent of the state’s projects starting this year will be green in order…
Methane menace: Aerial survey spots ‘super-emitter’ landfills

Methane menace: Aerial survey spots ‘super-emitter’ landfills

LOS ANGELES, June 18 (Reuters) – The US waste-management industry has become a darling of environmentally minded investors for its…
Environmental pollution in Greater Cairo costs Egypt LE47 bn annually: Minister

Environmental pollution in Greater Cairo costs Egypt LE47 bn annually: Minister

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said that a study of the cost of environmental impacts prepared in cooperation with the World…
Study blames climate change for 37 percent of global heat deaths

Study blames climate change for 37 percent of global heat deaths

More than one-third of the world’s heat deaths each year are due directly to global warming, according to the latest…
Egypt contracts global company to dispose 200 tons of hazardous pesticides

Egypt contracts global company to dispose 200 tons of hazardous pesticides

The Egyptian Environment Ministry contracted global company Geocycle Lafarge to safely dispose 200 tons of hazardous pesticides this year. These hazardous…
Brazil cuts environment spending one day after US climate summit pledge

Brazil cuts environment spending one day after US climate summit pledge

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro approved a 24 percent cut to the environment budget for 2021 from last year’s level, according…
WHO urges pause in market sale of captured live wild animals

WHO urges pause in market sale of captured live wild animals

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ health agency on Tuesday urged countries to suspend the sale of live animals captured…
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