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Egypt-Saudi bridge: Is the government sacrificing natural resources for short-term gains?
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Egypt-Saudi bridge: Is the government sacrificing natural resources for short-term gains?

Despite earlier cautions by environmentalists to conduct proper scientific studies before commencing building, plans for the King Abdullah Bridge, which…
Saudi-Egypt causeway may affect marine environment, says minister
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Saudi-Egypt causeway may affect marine environment, says minister

  The planned causeway between Egypt and Saudi Arabia may harm the marine environment in Egypt, especially coral reefs, the…
As Saudi-Egypt bridge looks likely to get the green light, environmentalists see red
Environment

As Saudi-Egypt bridge looks likely to get the green light, environmentalists see red

  Environmentalists have urged caution after a US$3 billion bridge project linking Saudi Arabia to Egypt seems likely to have…
Scientific breakthrough: Mass coral spawning occurs in the Red Sea
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Scientific breakthrough: Mass coral spawning occurs in the Red Sea

A group of Egyptian scientists have witnessed and filmed the first account of mass coral spawning in the Red Sea.…
Sinai bridge project puts Red Sea ecosystem at risk, say experts
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Sinai bridge project puts Red Sea ecosystem at risk, say experts

The proposed causeway linking Saudi Arabia to Egypt could seriously damage the Red Sea’s marine life and disrupt communities in…
Endangered Species: Egypt’s coral reefs
Environment

Endangered Species: Egypt’s coral reefs

This article is part of Al-Masry Al-Youm’s weekly “Endangered Species” series, covering Egypt’s endangered flora and fauna. Irresponsible diving, overfishing…
Warming Red Sea waters pose threat to ecosystem
Environment

Warming Red Sea waters pose threat to ecosystem

Egypt’s Red Sea has been warming since the mid-1990s, a phenomenon that could threaten its rich ecosystem, according to a…
Red Sea resorts plough through reefs, damaging both ecology and economy
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Red Sea resorts plough through reefs, damaging both ecology and economy

Globally  famous for being one of the world's most important repositories of ecological biodiversity, the Red Sea attracts more than…
83 encroachments on Red Sea in 7 years
Environment

83 encroachments on Red Sea in 7 years

Eighty-three tourist establishments and resorts have filled in parts of the Red Sea, a report issued by Red Sea branch…
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