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Video: South Sudan buries reports on oil pollution, birth defects
World

Video: South Sudan buries reports on oil pollution, birth defects

PALOCH, South Sudan (AP) — The oil industry in South Sudan has left a landscape pocked with hundreds of open…
Researchers say we could be ingesting ‘credit card’ worth of plastic every week
Science

Researchers say we could be ingesting ‘credit card’ worth of plastic every week

Researchers have discovered tiny pieces of plastic in the most remote parts of the world — from the depths of…
Cairo among 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water due to pollution: BBC
Environment

Cairo among 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water due to pollution: BBC

Cairo is among 11 cities across the world that are most likely to run out of drinking water due to…
118 skinned donkeys removed from Kafr al-Sheikh canal
Egypt

118 skinned donkeys removed from Kafr al-Sheikh canal

City officials in Kafr al-Sheikh City have discovered the skinned carcases of 118 donkeys in the Gaafariya water channel, sparking…
Food plant will not be transferred to UAE: Farag Amer
Egypt

Food plant will not be transferred to UAE: Farag Amer

The head of the Alexandria-based Borg al-Arab Investors Association, Farag Amer, has denied reports about his decision to transfer his…
Israel accused of polluting Egyptian coast
Environment

Israel accused of polluting Egyptian coast

Rafah and other cities on Sinai’s north coast have been suffering from pollution of the Mediterranean Sea and its underground…
US issues framework of fracking and water pollution study
Environment

US issues framework of fracking and water pollution study

The Obama administration issued the framework on Friday of a long-term study on whether fracking for natural gas pollutes drinking…
Health Ministry denies woman died from drinking contaminated water
Egypt

Health Ministry denies woman died from drinking contaminated water

  A forensic report on Om Abdel Nabi Ghoneim, 70, claims that the cause of her death was age-related, although…
Number of poisoned climbs to 5,000, say Monufiya residents
Egypt

Number of poisoned climbs to 5,000, say Monufiya residents

  Sansaft residents claimed that the number of those poisoned by polluted drinking water hit 5,000 on Wednesday. The number…
It’s up to the people to fight for the environment, say local experts
Environment

It’s up to the people to fight for the environment, say local experts

As the world gathered to discuss climate change and sustainable development at the UN Rio+20 conference last week, environment specialists…
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