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Egypt - Tourism
3/12/2024 6:30:15 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Environment and the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a $3 million project to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and preserve biodiversity in Hurghada City to develop its tourism industry, according to a ministry statement on Tuesday.

Opinion -
12/27/2023 6:17:11 PM
The ongoing war in Ukraine and the fighting in Gaza following Hamas’s October 7 terrorist attack must not distract the world from our collective priorities: reducing our CO2 emissions, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050, preserving biodiversity, and fighting poverty and inequality.

World - Africa
6/11/2023 6:17:51 PM
Climate change is not just a buzzword or a topic for political debates. It is a real and pressing issue that affects every aspect of our lives. The effects of climate change are already being felt worldwide, from rising sea levels to heatwaves, droughts, floods, loss of biodiversity, food insecurity and more.

World - International
4/22/2023 6:11:47 PM
Thousands of protesters descended on Britain's parliament Saturday as part of a four-day campaign designed to "highlight the environmental failures" of government.

World - International
3/5/2023 10:57:33 AM
For the first time, United Nations members have agreed on a unified treaty to protect biodiversity in the high seas — nearly half the planet’s surface — concluding two weeks of talks in New York.

World - International
12/19/2022 2:53:50 PM
After years of negotiations, the world has agreed a landmark deal to protect vanishing species and ecosystems, dubbed a "peace pact with nature" at the UN meeting in Montreal called COP15.

World - International
12/19/2022 12:28:36 PM
Countries approved a historic deal to reverse decades of environmental destruction threatening the world's species and ecosystems at a marathon UN biodiversity summit early Monday.

World - International
12/18/2022 9:38:09 AM
China, which chairs a high-stakes UN biodiversity summit in Montreal, is due to present a long-awaited compromise text on Sunday in an attempt to seal the "peace pact with nature" that the planet sorely needs.

Egypt - Society
12/17/2022 10:03:34 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad called for establishing a new global fund for biodiversity that provides access to financing and benefit-sharing, the ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

World - International
12/1/2022 2:00:36 PM
The world must drastically increase financing for nature-based solutions to meet key climate, biodiversity, and land degradation goals, a United Nations report said Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/17/2022 4:43:00 PM
From reducing carbon emissions to preserving biodiversity and protecting endangered species, Saudi Arabia is working on multiple fronts to mitigate the effects of climate change

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/17/2022 10:15:00 AM
US Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and Special Envoy for Biodiversity and Water Resources Monica P. Medina tells Al-Ahram Weekly how the COP27 meetings are helping to deal with the challenges of climate change

COP27 - Climate change
11/16/2022 9:31:45 PM
Protecting nature and preserving biodiversity requires scientific solutions and sufficient finance, UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda Mahmoud Mohieldin.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/16/2022 10:38:17 AM
Ahram Online is providing daily live update coverage of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP27) taking place in the Egyptian Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh from 6-18 November.

COP27 - Focus
11/5/2022 9:44:09 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron released a selfie video on social media platforms Saturday asking the public to send him questions about what France should do about climate change and biodiversity.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/25/2022 10:09:30 PM
Elizabeth Mrema, executive secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, talks to Al-Ahram Weekly on the need for cross-sectoral approach to promote environmental rule of law to limit biodiversity loss

COP27 - Focus
10/17/2022 9:36:06 PM
Global food systems have been battered by overlapping crises in recent years. Key among these are the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russo-Ukraine war and extreme weather events resulting from climate change. These have resulted in forced migration, loss of employment, climate stress, loss of biodiversity, and economic instability.

World - International
3/1/2022 4:11:44 PM
Wealthy countries should provide at least $60 billion every year to the world's poorest nations to combat biodiversity loss, an alliance of environment groups said Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
2/8/2022 9:07:52 PM
Wetlands sustain biodiversity, provide food and fresh water, and store carbon that helps to regulate climate change. What is Egypt doing to protect them, asks Mahmoud Bakr

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/16/2021 10:54:00 AM
Egypt has a long list of achievements throughout its three-year presidency of the 14th Conference of the Parties of the UN Biodiversity Conference.

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