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Egypt's Bahr al-Baqar drainage diversion project 'one of the largest' treatment plans in the world: Official

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 - 10:29 GMT

The Bahr al-Baqar drain is one of the largest drains that flow into Lake Manzala, with a length of 190 km.

All you need to know about environmental crimes punished in Egypt

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 - 11:39 GMT

The law defines environmental crime as “an attack on the environment, whether air, water or land, in a way that reduces its value, distorts its nature, or depletes its resources.”

Egypt seeks to eliminate pollutant sources of Lake Qaroun

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 04:07 GMT

The government is also doing the same with another canal that passes through three governorates.

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.

World Health Day 2022: Our Planet, Our Health

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 02:04 GMT

World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7.

'Coming 8 years are crucial to combat climate change': Egyptian president

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 02:43 GMT

The president was commenting on the panelists' talk in the discussion held on the second day of the fourth edition of the World Youth Forum (WYF).

Islam forbids burning plants, cutting palm trees, polluting water: Egypt’s Mufti

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 10:59 GMT

“The issue of climate change does not threaten only one country, but rather it is a threat to the whole world, and each of us must confront such challenges in his own field,” said Allam.

EU-Africa Green Talk tackles water sustainability, clean oceans

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 01:03 GMT

The webinar tackled the effects of climate change on water resources and the green transition.

Sisi urges integrating efforts to improve environmental system with state’s general strategy

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 08:55 GMT

This comes especially concerning expanding the use of clean energy from natural gas and proceeding with the system of dealing with solid waste, especially construction waste

Use of plastic bags to be limited in upscale district Zamalek: Min.

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 - 08:37 GMT

Egypt’s central Zamalek district will be the first district in Cairo to adopt an initiative to limit the use of the single-use plastic bags, the environment minister said, in an effort to support international efforts to avoid the harm of plastic to the e

Air pollution cuts lead quickly to large health benefits

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 11:50 GMT

The savings came from reduced premature deaths, including 200,000 fewer heart attacks per year, and 66,000 fewer hospital admissions for respiratory disease per year.

Nitric acid unit closed after 55 students, 11 teachers choke

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 12:24 GMT

The oxygen percentage at the unit decreased on Monday morning, and the wind carried the acid particles towards the inhabited city of Aswan, causing cases of choking among the civilians.

Environment Ministry holds conference on end of air pollution waves Monday

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 - 12:52 GMT

The Ministry of Environment will convene on Monday a conference on the occasion of the end of air pollution waves for 2019 or the so-called "black clouds".

EgyptAir calls on all airlines to reduce scale of carbon emissions

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 - 05:05 GMT

The meeting urged all aviation companies to consider the ICAO global system on compensation for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) as the only market-based international aviation mechanism.

Mystery of peculiar worms on Dekhela beach resolved

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 - 10:32 GMT

The ad-hoc committee formed to examine the reasons behind the recent emergence of peculiar worms on Al Dekhela beach in Alexandria submitted its report.

Gov’t seeks solutions to pollutants in Lake Qauroun

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 02:30 GMT

A large-scale monitoring for the industrial facilities that discharged wastes into the lake will be taken, the Environmental Minister said.

State to save $2.2 B if passenger vehicles run on natural gas: Cabinet

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 01:13 GMT

Saad said that there are 240,000 vehicles - buses, minibuses and microbuses that use diesel fuel.

CAPMAS: Egypt's population reaches 99 million

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 - 01:11 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics's population clock showed Egypt's population reaching 99 million on Sunday.

Pollution endangers natural fisheries, raises prices

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:50 GMT

The natural fisheries in Egypt include “the Nile River, the canals, the banks and the lakes.”

Going Green

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 - 04:51 GMT

Why green business is more important than ever.

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