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Gouna: Egypt's No. 1 eco-friendly destination?

Nestled beside the turquoise waters of the Red Sea, Gouna is one of Egypt’s most picturesque tourist destinations. The town’s...

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AUC telescopes spot Ramadan crescent moon

Mohamed Suleiman says he is 80 to 90 percent sure he saw the crescent moon on Thursday night, which marks...

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Paving the way to sustainability

The UN estimates that the world’s population will reach 9 billion by 2050. As the population increases, so will the...

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Through education, and tortoises, Wadi Food seeks environmental sustainability

A group of nine men move from olive tree to olive tree beneath the scorching sun. At every stop, within...

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For first time in years, Giza Zoo receives new giraffes

The Giza Zoo received three new giraffes from South Africa on Sunday. The animals arrived through the zoo’s upper gate...

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Reinvigorating Cairo’s urban spaces with solid urban waste

Juan López-Aranguren holds up an empty can of orange Fanta. “It can become trash, or you can look at it...

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Cleaning up Cairo through compost

Would you be able to produce absolutely no garbage or waste for an entire week? Amid the heaps of garbage...

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Finding Venus in Giza

“It was amazing!” exclaimed Mohamed Rouby after watching a small black dot, the planet Venus, glide slowly across the sun....

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'Transport Hackathon' gathers experts to solve Cairo congestion

Cairo is one of the most polluted and most congested cities in the world — and the forecasts for the...

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