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Photos| Egyptian authorities rescue dugong stuck in fishing net

Photos| Egyptian authorities rescue dugong stuck in fishing net

Egypt’s Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said on Monday that snorkeling guides in the Red Sea Protected Areas saved a dugong…
Environment Ministry announces US$3 mn project to limit plastic bag use

Environment Ministry announces US$3 mn project to limit plastic bag use

The Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad on Monday announced a new three-year project valued at US$3 million which will aim…
Two-thirds of tropical rainforest destroyed or degraded globally, NGO says

Two-thirds of tropical rainforest destroyed or degraded globally, NGO says

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Humans have degraded or destroyed roughly two-thirds of the world’s original tropical rainforest cover, new data reveals…
New water resource and irrigation law sets penalties for cutting trees

New water resource and irrigation law sets penalties for cutting trees

The Egyptian House of Representatives will issue next week a new water resource and irrigation law that sets penalties for cutting…
Elon Musk wants clean power. But Tesla’s carrying bitcoin’s dirty baggage

Elon Musk wants clean power. But Tesla’s carrying bitcoin’s dirty baggage

LONDON (Reuters) – Tesla boss Elon Musk is a poster child of low-carbon technology. Yet the electric carmaker’s backing of…
Red Sea’s coral reefs face existential threat from overfishing

Red Sea’s coral reefs face existential threat from overfishing

The coral reefs at the Red Sea reserves are in grave danger as a result of rising environmental violations including…
Shark attack in Marsa Alam leads researchers to conduct study on changing behavior

Shark attack in Marsa Alam leads researchers to conduct study on changing behavior

A scientific research team of six specialized researchers from the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries in Hurghada and the…
Endangered-species decision expected on beloved butterfly

Endangered-species decision expected on beloved butterfly

Trump administration officials are expected to say this week whether the monarch butterfly, a colorful and familiar backyard visitor now…
50 volunteer divers participate in Red Sea cleanup campaign

50 volunteer divers participate in Red Sea cleanup campaign

Under the supervision of an international diving organization, 50 volunteer divers on Friday will gather to participate in a campaign…
‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives safely in Cambodia

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives safely in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The pachyderm dubbed the “ world’s loneliest elephant ” after languishing alone for years in…
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