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Environment Ministry warns against burning agricultural waste in rain
Egypt

Environment Ministry warns against burning agricultural waste in rain

The Environment Ministry has warned against burning agricultural waste, particularly rice straw, in conjunction with rainfall on some Lower Egypt…
Smoke covers Lower Egypt governorates due to burning rice straw
Egypt

Smoke covers Lower Egypt governorates due to burning rice straw

Smoke from the burning of rice straw formed a dark, grey cloud over many Lower Egypt governorates, angering residents. In Sharqiya,…
Environment Ministry: Air pollution rates up due to change in weather conditions
Egypt

Environment Ministry: Air pollution rates up due to change in weather conditions

Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy said that climatic factors like bad weather cause the air pollution that we feel at…
Agricultural burning: Clouding the sky with sickness
Egypt

Agricultural burning: Clouding the sky with sickness

On the Cairo-Alexandria Delta Road smoke rises from the fields, forming a gray cloud. Large piles of rice straw wait…
Workshop teaches farmers how to profit from compost
Environment

Workshop teaches farmers how to profit from compost

As a part of its continuous efforts to spread green innovations, the Oasis community club and activity center hosted a…
Rice straw burning forms black cloud over Gharbiya
Egypt

Rice straw burning forms black cloud over Gharbiya

The governor of Gharbiya Govenorate in the Nile Delta called on officials to try to stem the rising level of…
Egyptian NGO competes for BBC’s World Challenge
Environment

Egyptian NGO competes for BBC’s World Challenge

A Fustat-based NGO is the first Egyptian organization to compete in the BBC's World Challenge, which rewards environmental and social…
Rice: A potential gold mine for environmentalists and industrialists
Environment

Rice: A potential gold mine for environmentalists and industrialists

As autumn arrives, the seasonal “black cloud” is expected to rise again in the Cairo sky. This atmospheric pollution first…
Egypt prepares for arrival of ‘black cloud’
Environment

Egypt prepares for arrival of ‘black cloud’

Local Development Minister Mohamed Ahmed Attiya has decided to make preparations to combat the burning of rice straw during the…
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