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Alexandria Governor responds to British PM remarks on disappearance of the city
Egypt

Alexandria Governor responds to British PM remarks on disappearance of the city

The Governor of Alexandria Mohamed al-Sherif commented on the warning of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, regarding Alexandria’s disappearance during…
Six-fold jump in polar ice loss lifts global oceans
Environment

Six-fold jump in polar ice loss lifts global oceans

Greenland and Antarctica are shedding six times more ice than during the 1990s, driving sea level rise that could see…
‘We can’t wait’: Maldives desperate for funds as islands risk going under
Science

‘We can’t wait’: Maldives desperate for funds as islands risk going under

NEW DELHI (Reuters) — The tropical Maldives may lose entire islands unless it can quickly access cheap financing to fight…
Australia downgrades outlook for Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’
Environment

Australia downgrades outlook for Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’

Australia downgraded the Great Barrier Reef’s long-term outlook to “very poor” for the first time Friday, as the world heritage…
Sinking city: Indonesia’s capital on brink of disaster
World

Sinking city: Indonesia’s capital on brink of disaster

Time is running out for Jakarta. One of the fastest-sinking cities on earth, environmental experts warn that one third of…
Egypt to implement €32 mn climate change plan
Environment

Egypt to implement €32 mn climate change plan

During her visit to Kafr al-Sheikh governorate last week, Minister Yasmine Fouad presented a national plan that aims to curtail…
In photos: Seas rise, trees die – Climate change before your eyes
Science

In photos: Seas rise, trees die – Climate change before your eyes

They’re called “ghost forests” — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one…
Climate change: Why COP17 matters for the Middle East
Environment

Climate change: Why COP17 matters for the Middle East

Although the Middle East contributes relatively little to greenhouse gas emissions on a global level, several studies have shown that…
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