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Egypt faces ‘black clouds season’ every year due to open burning of rice straw
Environment Ministry, NREA coordinated in on-demand shutdown at wind farms during migration season
Red Sea clean-up campaign resulted in removal of about four tonnes of waste
Fouad stresses need to support national capacity building, finance for nationally developed plans
Initiative aims to clean marine areas, photograph sites for media promotion
During her speech, Fouad renewed the call to combat climate change and other forms of negative environmental change, whilst also conserving resources and energy sources.
Greater Cairo removed about 48% of total waste
Environment Ministry coordinates with other concerned ministries to ensure safe disposal of medical waste
Meeting, which is taking place online, addressed environmental, social and economic impacts of coronavirus
Discussions focused on strengthening social protections and protecting fragile communities
The Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast and Nile Delta regions in Egypt Project (ECCADP) was also discussed during the meeting, as well as expanding constructing renewable energy projects.
During the meeting, Fouad confirmed that support will be given to the private sector to provide environmental services and contribute to solving environmental issues. She added that Egypt’s environment sector aims at supporting any investments in the field.
Results show ancient connection between River Nile and the region
Orange Egypt ,the fastest network in Egypt, announced its participation in a multi-purpose environmental campaign to remove plastic and organic waste from the Nile river in cooperation with the Youth Loves Egypt Foundation.
Wadi El Rayan protected area in Fayoum receives 54,000 visitors
The temperature would rise in most parts of Egypt 3-4 degrees Celsius, starting Wednesday and ending on Friday with 5-6 degrees drop.
This year’s celebration holds the slogan “Wetland and Biodiversity”
Survey conducted in collaboration with EPASP, funded by UNEP
Ministry to consider integrating a human rights office
EMA warned of heavy morning smog in some regions, estimating the movement of winds to be moderate.
The ministry said in a separate statement that 2,500 trees were planted in Damietta, as part of a state campaign to plant trees across the country.
Egypt is one of the transit countries for illegal wildlife trafficking
The project supports the state’s plan for gradual transformation to electric transport
Whale sounds at such a low frequencies that humans can barely hear
UN COP 25 is taking place in Madrid, Spain from 2 to 13 December 2019. Countries will negotiate more ambitious plans to limit global warming to 1.5°C, in line with the Paris Agreement.
“It is time for developed countries to fulfil their obligations towards Africa,” says Fouad
Major environmental projects contributed to this achievement
The ministry has taken a number of measures to reduce pollution rates: minister of environment
Map is designed to illustrate current, expected impact of climate change in Egypt
Commemoration of UN’s 74th anniversary included cleaning parts of the Nile