Ministers respond to alleged ‘tree massacres’

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 09:35 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said trees in Merryland Park in Cairo have not been cut as rumored on social media, while Minister of Agriculture Sayed al-Qasir also denied Giza Zoo is cutting its old trees.

Housing Ministry targets increasing per capita share of greenery

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 11:29 GMT

Increasing the per capita share of green spaces in new cities and existing urban areas has been a priority for the government, said Minister of Housing Assem Al-Gazzar on Thursday.

2K trees planted in Port Said as part of Egypt's afforestation initiative

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 01:15 GMT

Planting 2000 ornamental and fruit trees in Port Said schools and gardens as part of the President's initiative

Egypt's PM reviews report on efforts to implement 100 Million Trees Initiative

Sun, 08 Jan 2023 - 12:39 GMT

According to the report about 635,000 trees and palm tress have been so far implanted in new cities across the various Egyptian governorates.

Egyptian ministry reveals progress rate of '100 Million Trees' initiative

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 02:20 GMT

The initiaitive is planned to be completed over seven years.

Egypt began initiative to plan 100 million trees nationwide to combat climate change

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 07:39 GMT

Egypt began implementing the Presidential Initiative to plant 100 million trees in 9,900 sites across governorates on an area of ​​up to 6600 acres suitable for tree forests or gardens and to provide the necessary agricultural seedlings.

Arbor Day: Lets plant a tree!

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 12:39 GMT

Since ancient times, trees occupy a great place in the hearts of mankind.

Afforestation in Egypt: 1000 trees to be planted in Cairo’s landfills

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 02:33 GMT

Garbage has been removed from the landfills to be replaced with trees, in a way to change the places into aesthetic areas and purify air from pollutants, the statement added.

Egypt launches campaign to plant 1 M trees nationwide

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 01:11 GMT

The trees would be planted on an area of 2,700 feddans (one feddan equals 1.03 acre) in the public parks nationwide to make up for trees cut by humans and to reduce air pollutants.

In Pics: Amazon rainforests on fire

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 04:45 GMT

Amazon is the largest tropical rainforests all over the world and home of 33 million people, including 420 indigenous communities

Record-breaking: Ethiopia plants more than 350 trees in 12 hours

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 02:25 GMT

In response to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Initiative “Green Legacy,” 11 areas have been planted with millions of trees to combat climate change.

Growing 1 billion trees may solve global warming: study

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 - 03:54 GMT

"Our results highlight the opportunity of climate change mitigation through global tree restoration but also the urgent need for action,” researchers say.

Parliamentarian demands ending ‘trees massacres’ in Egypt

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Parliamentarian Anisa Hasouna criticized what she called the "trees massacres" in Egypt’s streets.

Claudia Cardinale stars as Tunisia opens City of Culture

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 08:24 GMT

Claudia Cardinale stars as Tunisia opens City of Culture

Beetles face extinction due to loss of old trees

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 09:28 GMT

Nearly a fifth of Europe’s wood beetle species face extinction because the old, decaying trees they depend on have been cleared from forests, scientists warned yesterday.