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Final Issue: Five great films, books and works of art

This piece was written for Egypt Independent’s final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press. We offer you...

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Final Issue: In Egypt, environmental journalists are endangered species

This piece was written for Egypt Independent's final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press. We offer...

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Meet Egypt’s 14 year old genius and computer programmer Mahmoud Wael

He was sponsored by Microsoft to complete a series of certificates in computer programming. He is one of the youngest...

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Cairo Climate Talks: Climate change hits nation's poor the hardest

Cairo Climate Talks held its 15th panel discussion on Wednesday night, focusing on how Egypt should address the consequences of...

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OpenOil archive to promote oil and gas industry transparency

Researching the oil and gas industry and the details of its practices in Egypt can be an extremely exhausting task....

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Amid political instability, farmers’ plight goes from bad to worse

As government politics continues to remain in a state of turbulent and violent uncertainty and instability — clashes abound, parliamentary...

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Kareem El Qurity’s ‘Passing Faces’ exhibit explores nuances in facial expressions

Internationally acclaimed Cairene artist Kareem El Qurity is exhibiting a series of mixed-media portraits under the moniker “Passing Faces” at...

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Marine expert discusses climate change's devastating effects on coral reefs

The Egypt National Climate Change Coalition — founded in October 2012 by Lama El Hatow from the Water Institute for...

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The state of urban planning and informal areas after the Egyptian Revolution

Informal areas have largely been responsible for absorbing most of Egypt’s growing urban population for the past 30 years. But...

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Amid hardship, migration becomes popular

With the dire economic situation, current political instability and increasing sectarian strife becoming part of everyday living and conversation, many...

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Migratory birds passing through Egypt still threatened by wind farms, create job opportunities

As spring migratory season begins, hundreds of thousands of migratory birds will be flying back up to Europe through Egypt...

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Understanding environmental politics: Q&A with Jeannie Sowers

Environmental issues are not only the result of geography and lack of resources, but of decades of institutional decay, argues...

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Any oil to spare? Throw it in the Nile, no one will notice or care

A five-kilometer-long oil spill was discovered near Edfu, a town north of Aswan, in October. Aside from the usual environmental...

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Despite a new regime, Cairo’s garbage collectors face the same hardships

Though they are responsible for collecting, recycling and disposing most of Cairo’s municipal solid waste, the zabaleen are finding themselves...

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