Natural Reserves

Egypt Celebrates World Day for Biological Diversity 2022

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 08:12 GMT

The virtual campaign aimed also to highlight the human and the society’s role in protecting and preserving the natural resources, said the Egyptian Ministry of Environment in a statement on Sunday.

Visitors will pay 50% less to enter Egypt’s natural reserves in latest gov’t bid to encourage eco-tourism

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 11:16 GMT

In a bid to attract youths to visit natural reserves and protectorates, Egypt’s Ministry of Environment announced 50 percent reduction on tickets.

Egypt’s nature reserves of Wadi El Hitan and Ras Mohamed put on IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 01:40 GMT

The two reserves were listed due to continuous maintenance and good management.

In pics: Tourists visiting South Sinai reserves to enjoy 50% off at entrance fees

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The discount will be applied on all individual trips, as well as daily cruises.

Sisi reviews plans to upgrade natural reserves, preserve biodiversity

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 12:10 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the involvement of the private sector and youth in the projects of the Environment Ministry, including the development of the infrastructure of the natural reserves, while preserving their biological diversity, the Pre

Egypt applies fees on activities at natural reserves

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 11:26 GMT

Decision No. 204 of 2019 of the Ministry of Environment stipulated the collection of a fee of $5 per foreign person for daily visits, from sunrise to evening.

In pics: Egypt’s 1st Nature Local Cultures Festival concludes

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 - 04:55 GMT

The three-day festival aimed at promoting ecotourism and nature reserves, showcasing folklore products, arts and diversified cuisines.

Environment Ministry issues decisions to regulate use of natural reserves

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 07:00 GMT

These mechanisms adopted aim to raise the quality and the level of the touristic activities practiced by visitors of the natural reserves.

17 Nile islands removed from nature reserve lists

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 - 02:55 GMT

The islands will, however, still be subject to environmental control.

Egypt’s 30 nature reserves to be developed

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 04:16 GMT

Egypt owns 30 nature reserves which cover 15 percent of its total land, according to Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy. Fahmy said the ministry has developed a plan to sustainably develop these nature reserves, according to a statement from the minist

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