Egypt's Envi. Minister joins GEF meeting to establish global fund for biodiversity

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 03:16 GMT

It is the first proposal to be submitted for discussion, and work will take place during the coming period through a consultative process to reach the most appropriate formula that can be agreed upon about creating this fund.

Environment Minister: Russian war contributed in increase in carbon emissions, climate change impact

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 10:20 GMT

Egyptian Minister of the Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, confirmed that the Russian war contributed to an increase in carbon emissions and climate change.

Acquaint yourself with Egypt’s dive centers accredited with Green Fins membership

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 11:29 GMT

This brand was introduced to the diving sector in Egypt by the project to integrate biodiversity into tourism in Egypt.

400K migratory birds spotted resting in Egypt due to quality of climate: official

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 09:34 GMT

More than 400 thousand soaring birds were spotted from the monitoring point of Mount Galala resting in Egypt due to the quality of climate.

Egypt moves to protect 45 rare endemic plant species from climate change impact

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 02:59 GMT

Among these species are the “Primula Boveana” and “Rose hip” plants that are endemic to the high mountains, within protected borders of Saint Catherine Reserve.

Sisi 'president most keen on confronting climate change' in the world: vice president of Regional Center for Space Science

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 10:02 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is “the most president who pays attention confronting climate change,” said Alaa al-Nahry, vice president of the Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education, an affiliate of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).

Chaired by Egypt, UN Biodiversity Convention adopts 2021 interim budget

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 02:27 GMT

The COP14 Secretariat praised Egypt's efforts and leadership during its one-year presidency of the conference amid the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic, the statement said.

Egyptian president’s full speech at UN Summit on Biodiversity

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 03:54 GMT

The steady decline in biodiversity and the rapid loss of natural resources on the planet as a result of human intervention in nature and biological systems made it imperative to act in a more coordinated and effective manner, Sisi said.

Egypt’s president urges international coordination to face risk of biodiversity decline

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 03:39 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged the international community to act effectively and cooperatively in the face of challenges on biodiversity and natural resources.

Environment min. urges for int’l financing mechanism to stop use of plastic bags

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 01:47 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad called the international community on Wednesday to secure a balanced and fair financing mechanism to stop the use of single-used plastic

On World Environment Day, ICESCO calls for joint action to preserve biological diversity

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 08:52 GMT

ICESCO reaffirmed its support to the states and governments, environmental organizations, entrepreneurs, and scientists in their environmental action programs and believes that the human race will face extinction if it refuses to be bound by them to prese

In Pics: Egypt saves griffon vulture, sends it to Ras Abu Galum Reserve

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 12:09 GMT

The ministry has been informed that a citizen in Dahab city, South Sinai, has the vulture in his house.

70 species threatened with extinction in Egypt

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 03:54 GMT

Egyptian tortoises, mountain gazelle,Sinai tigers, cheetah, Nubian ibex and Barbary sheep are the most vulnerable animals to extinction.

Sisi announces Egypt accession to Metz Charter

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 01:31 GMT

Although Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions contribute only a small fraction of the world's total emissions, it is the most affected continent by the impacts of climate change, said Sisi.

Earth Day 2019: Protecting Our Species

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 12:12 GMT

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo marked Earth Day 2019 on April 22 by highlighting the need to “Protect Our Species” with friends of Egypt’s environment at the Maadi Public Library.

Sisi : Egypt attaches importance to biological diversity

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 - 12:57 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi confirmed on Saturday that the Egyptian Constitution has set strong bases for preserving natural resources.

Sisi inaugurates 14th Biological Diversity Conference

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 - 09:08 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is set to officially inaugurate the 14th UN Biological Diversity Conference (COP 14) Saturday from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Sharm's hosting of COP14 conference indicates tourism boost

Tue, 02 May 2017 - 08:39 GMT

Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy announced Monday preparations to host the 14th Biodiversity Conference (COP14) in October 2018