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Egypt, Okeanos sign deal to manufacture plastics made from stones

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 10:31 GMT

As per the new deal, “Okeanos Egypt” project aims at producing plastic based on calcium-carbonate (limestone) technology with an addition to a very small percentage of raw plastic (polypropylene [PP] or polyethylene).

Egypt’s Minister of Environment, German Special Envoy for International Climate Action discuss early warning system in agricultural field

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 04:44 GMT

Meanwhile, Faoud met with Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting, the Egyptian Ministry said on Friday in another statement.

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment holds awareness seminars on climate change, distributes waste containers in Delta governorates

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 12:11 GMT

In addition to this, Egypt’s Ministry of Environment has delivered 276 waste containers to the Ministry of education to distribute them to schools in Tanta city of Gharbyia governorate, Egypt’s Delta.

National dialogue on climate change launched in Alexandria

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 02:01 GMT

On March 27, 2022, Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad launched the first national dialogue on climate change from Sharm El -Sheikh, where the conference would convene in November.

In pics: What you need to know about Eastern Desert’s beautiful valley of “Heba”

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 02:32 GMT

The valleys of the Eastern Desert are characterized by a beautiful nature, especially in the areas of Halayeb, Shalateen and Marsa Alam.

Tips on raising an ecofriendly child

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 05:00 GMT

If you want your child to be eco-friendly, his information should not be limited to school curriculum. You need to help him find a green activity for him to practice daily to raise his awareness.

Egypt's sustainable green tourism strategy to be presented at COP27: Environment Min.

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 11:40 GMT

Egypt's hosting of COP27 is an opportunity to activate eco-tourism not only in Sharm el-Sheikh, the hosting city, but will include a number of tourist cities such as St. Catherine, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel and Siwa.

Alexandria to be declared soon free of single-use plastic bags

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 01:14 GMT

The Environmental Affairs Agency in Alexandria is preparing to launch the "No to Plastic Bags" initiative, under the auspices of the Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, in preparation for declaring Alexandria free of plastic bags.

Egypt lined 212 canals in Sohag as part of national project at cost of LE 2.6 bln

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 11:14 GMT

The national project for lining the canals in Sohag Governorate, is one of the most important national projects implemented by the political leadership in the governorate in order to conserve irrigation water and ensure that water reaches the ends of the canals on a regular basis throughout the year.

10 goals of green industries

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 06:24 GMT

Many states around the world, including Egypt, arrive to transform industries into green industries by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the use of natural resources, achieving increased productivity and improving economic efficiency and competitiveness.

On the 52nd anniversary... Why does the world celebrate Earth Day?

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 02:37 GMT

The world celebrates the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 of each year, and during this report we monitor the details of the celebration of this day.

Global Environment Facility grants Egypt $8 million to localize electronic, medical waste recycling technology

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The Global Environment Facility had equally granted Egypt $8.1 million to carry out the Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (PoPs) Project.

Egypt gets rid of 2K tons of Persistent Organic Pollutants through international funding

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 03:43 GMT

The environment minister similarly showcased that one of the big projects that are still underway is the improvement of air quality in Greater Cairo.

et discusses 10 reasons why investing in youths can help confront climate change

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 02:23 GMT

During the past period, many dialogues highlighted the importance of the role of youth in facing climate change and addressing its effects, in addition to their role in participating in the development process.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment reviews roadmap for COP27 climate conference with UN mission

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 01:31 GMT

“We are continuing joint consultations to reach the best results in implementing the conference,” said Fouad. She also listened to certain points and possible challenges that could face the participants.

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment makes Eco-friendly Ramadan Lanterns

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 03:21 GMT

The recycled lanterns aim at raising environmental awareness among all groups and segments of society. They also can save money of the high cost of buying a lantern.

Women are '1st defense line' in facing climate change - Egypt's Minister of Environment

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:42 GMT

The minister spoke about the role Egyptian women play in pushing forward environment action and facing the bad impacts of climate change.

Maya Morsi sheds light on Egypt’s International Proposal on Women, Environment, Climate Change at CSW66

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 03:09 GMT

Egypt advocates for seven pillars to empower women in the field of climate work.

Gov’t presents efforts to integrate differently-abled people to parliament

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 02:34 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Education and Technical Education presented Tuesday at the parliament the efforts made and the future vision to integrate differently-abled people into pre-university education.

Governmental report highlights Egypt’s efforts to incorporate green economy into western desert

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 12:28 GMT

Egypt has made many efforts to incorporate the green economy into a number of fields, the most important of which are: energy, transport and industry, said a governmental report.

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