Coral Reefs

Gas ship run aground over corals in Red Sea did not leak pollutants: ministry

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 09:29 GMT

The Liberian gas ship that had run aground in the Red Sea did not leak any pollutants into the water, according to a Monday statement by the Ministry of Environment.

Egypt launches 3 new diving sites to protect coral reefs

Fri, 04 Aug 2023 - 11:36 GMT

The project was conducted in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, the statement added. The project took place within 7 years to avoid any possible damage to the marine ecosystem and to create a suitable environment for growing coral reefs.

In pics: Why Suez citizens love Sea Tomatoes? Read our story

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 01:58 GMT

We all know tomatoes that we add to salad and pasta. But in Suez, the seaport city in north-eastern Egypt, citizens have different tomatoes that are stable in their dishes.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities participates in the international tourism exhibition specialized in diving tourism, Eudi Show in Italy

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 01:11 GMT

The Egyptian pavilion witnessed a distinguished turnout from Italian visitors interested in visiting Egypt and the cities of the Red Sea during the coming period.

Egypt lands 2nd place as one of best diving destinations in the world from Dive Magazine UK

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 12:45 GMT

Competing with 108 different destinations, Egypt was able to achieve the higher number of votes.

Egyptian travel blogger brings Egypt’s piece of paradise to the spotlight

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 01:43 GMT

The city of Marsa Alam is one of the most beautiful tourist areas located on the Red Sea.

Egypt cleans up to 40 tons of waste from Red Sea floor

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 04:33 GMT

The next stages of the Red Sea Clean Reefs Campaign will be carried out on a larger scale.

New study reveals secrets of coral resistance in Northern Red Sea to climate change

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 12:00 GMT

“The newly discovered algae have not been recorded elsewhere, and likely playing important roles for heat resistance in the northern Red Sea," said the study author Eslam Osman.

No eyes? No problem. Marine creature expands boundaries of vision

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 07:08 GMT

Researchers said on Thursday that the red brittle star, called Ophiocoma wendtii, is only the second creature known to be able to see without having eyes.

Northern Red Sea coral reefs defiant against climate change

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 02:35 GMT

Unlike all kinds of coral reefs, coral reefs in the northern Red Sea stand defiant against ocean warming even if water temperature increases by 6 °C in the summer.

Red Sea coral reefs can take the heat of climate change

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 09:40 GMT

In the azure waters of the Red Sea, Maoz Fine and his team dive to study what may be the planet's most unique coral.