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Creaturely empathy with desert animals: A Kuwaiti environmentalist’s social media experiment
Matthew Chovanec | Much of the appeal of hunting in the region is in the way that it invokes an idealized past.
Born to be unplugged: On exposure to nature and the mental health of children
Maha T. Khalil | Is there a connection between children's behavior and their exposure to natural environments?
The secret of the scented sand in 10th of Ramadan City
Karoline Kamel | In a deserted area in 10th of Ramadan City men, women and children are collecting bags of scented sand
Growing a market for organic produce: Makar Farms
Lara El Gibaly | Makar Farms introduces new vegetables to Egypt and launches a new series of chef’s table lunches
Exhibition showcases hazards of plastic waste
Isabel Esterman | Visitors to Out to Sea? The Plastic Garbage Project, an exhibition at Darb 1718 in Old Cairo, are greeted
A new minister, a different environment
Isabel Esterman | For a few months in the fall and spring, it seemed like Laila Iskandar, then minister of environment,
Ramadan show shamed for trashing protected Sinai site
Isabel Esterman | Pop star Mohamed Fouad’s Ramadan prank show “Fo2sh Bel Moaskar” (Fouad in the army camp)
Visitors from the sky
Isabel Esterman | Every spring, millions of birds pass through Egypt on their northern migrations. Along the way, they
Egypt working toward energy mix, not coal imports, claims Iskandar
Amira Salah-Ahmed | Egypt is working towards finding a new energy mix for industry, and particularly for cement plants, according
 
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Sarah Rifky and Lina Attalah
Alien feelings follow friends and lovers’ abduction by a dystopian state
A few days ago, together with his son on the playground, Alaa was telling us about climbing a tree.
Alaa Abd El Fattah
The weight of the world: on framing the fight against climate change
We won’t find solutions if we operate as individuals with severely limited space for action.
Ismail Fayed
Waiting for apocalypse: Egypt at a crossroads
What the apocalypse and the uprisings across the Arab world teach us, is that we are not alone
 
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News
Egypt commemorates World Environment Day, announces cleanup efforts
Cabinet approves organic farming bill
Egyptian diplomat reportedly calls Sub-Saharan African ministers ‘dogs and slaves’ at UN conference
Egypt’s ‘ecopreneurs’ find opportunity in dysfunction
Anti-coal campaign: Import of coal to Egypt’s ports is ‘a crime against Egyptians’
Post-2011 economic turmoil helped improve Egypt’s air quality, says study
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