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Loans for rooftop solar are heating up in Egypt

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Two Egyptian banks are moving into green lending with an initiative to finance rooftop solar power systems for residential consumers.

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El Gouna: Egypt builds MENA’s first carbon-neutral city

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Cities carbon neutral city diving Egypt El Gouna Sinai ” Image of El Gouna from Shutterstock.

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Desperate for Energy, Egypt to Reward Hotels that Go Green

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But Egypt is already running at a chronic energy deficit and consumption spikes cause widespread cuts – at great cost to the local economy.

The Grand Green Mufti of Egypt

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Sheikh Ali Gomaa is the Grand Mufti of Egypt issuing environmental fatwas. Sheikh Ali Gomaa’s Green Ideology. Green Conclusions.

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Cairo is growing green with living walls on the up!

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Egypt isn’t exactly renowned for its vast green spaces and pioneering environmental policies. And it looks fantastic! And the benefits?

AIDS cured with Egypt’s magical “kebab” machine, army claims [video]

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Some 8 million people in Egypt are living with Hepatitis C. Health AIDS Egypt Oh, and hepatitis C. This is the first jump, God willing.

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Remembering Hassan Fathy – Egypt’s Green Architect Of the People

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Exactly forty years ago, Hassan Fathy published his groundbreaking book on community-inspired mud architecture in Egypt. Is that true?

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10 Green Prophets for 2012

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Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East.

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What Camels and Scorpions Teach “Dayma” Tourists in Egypt

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A host of eco-tourism initiatives in Egypt are moving away from the packaged tour to nature-based experiences. ” The Camel. The Scorpion.

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Climbing God’s Mountain for EcoTourism in Egypt

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According to Egypt’s Tourism Minister, Mounir Fakhri Abdel Nour, the country has lost around $1.5 Sunrise from summit of Mt. Hesham Nessim.

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Fungi Could Clean Pollution, Give Fuel and Food: Egypt Research

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Its not the first time that Green Prophet covers stories on how Egyptian scientists are applying science to public policy. While Hekmat M.

Egypt’s Hottest Mountain Climber Goes Carbon-Neutral

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Is Troubled Egypt Ripe Enough for Eco-Tourism? David de Rothschild Talks Adventure and Plastic With Green Prophet. Big ones. Kilimanjaro.

Egypt’s Natural Gas Push Does Little to Curtail Murderous Air Pollution

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Cars & Transportation air pollution Cairo Egypt natural gas“This is directly related to too many cars on the road.

Stay The Extinction Of Egypt's Sacred Cats

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Of the ten wild cat species present in Africa, six once roamed Egypt. The punishment for said infraction? Death. Could be time for a change.

Op Ed: Don’t Let Money Rob Egypt’s Green Building Success!

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Not since Hassan Fathy, the Father of Sustainable Architecture , has a real pioneer in green building stepped out of the shadows. Until now.

Egypt: Conservationists Concerned About Impact of Large Solar Projects

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Conservationists in Egypt are worried about the environmental impact of large-scale solar projects in the desert.

Egypt Environment Activists Fighting Back Over Sinai Red Sea Bridge

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About 20 dive sites will be lost, activists tell Green Prophet. ”If they build this bridge, coral reefs, endangered species and at least 22 dive sites will all be gone,” Ibrahim Mohamed, an activist with the anti-bridge group IBRedSea told Green Prophet.

Egypt May Survive Climate Change Thanks to AUC Students

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This beautiful solar-powered home could usher in Egypt’s period of healing, sustainably. Last year when I visited Egypt , it felt heavy.

KarmSolar Prize Could Avail Solar-Powered Water Pump to Rural Egypt

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After decades of oppression, a nascent Egypt has woken up with surprising zeal. eZra3 Remote Farming is Like Farmville but Real .

Egypt’s Urban Agriculture Movement is Growing!

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There has been an important spotlight on agriculture not only in Egypt, which is suspected by the EU of causing the E.

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Egypt’s Inspiring Youth Launch New Environmental Coalition

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Egypt’s youth are an inspiring bunch. We believe strongly that Egypt can be a place where environmental issues take hold.

Polio in Syria, Israel and Egypt Puts Middle East on Edge

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Related:  What You Should Know About Polio , posted two years ago in Green Prophet.). This includes the Middle East. million Syrian children.

Animal Welfare Disaster in Egypt Forces Australia to Suspend Live Exports

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” This is not the first time exports to Egypt have been suspended. They were slaughtered as a “precaution,” the ministry said.

Egypt’s Power Cuts for Blackouts Into Green Business

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Meet Egypt’s new Solar Energy Association hoping to turn a country’s power crisis into eco-innovation. It’s dark at an upscale Cairo café.

Brazil’s Easy Taxi App Heads to Egypt and Morocco

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Transportation Easy Taxi green transportation taxi apps traffic apps After that it will expand into other African and Middle Eastern countries.

Recycling Yourself When Green Projects Go Bust

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This ambitious little house was the first modern home fully based on green building principles specific to its Aqaba location. 

The Arab Spring Was Hibernating in Egypt’s Green Party

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Egypt’s green environmental party was founded 25 years ago for green and social change – long before the Arab Spring.

Egypt’s 1st Private Wind Farm To Power More Boring Brown Buildings

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Expect to see more of these as Suez Cement secures its long term viability in Egypt with private wind farm. The not so green news?

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The Dam that May Damn Egypt’s Future

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But we must agree on a number of items in a clear way to prevent any damage to Egypt as a result of the dam construction. Image via seeker.

Green Prophet Hasn’t Given up on Egypt

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Green Prophet is heading into Egypt and we want to hear about all your growing green projects.

Going Off The Grid In Egypt with the Solar House

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” “Europe is planning to create a major grid that will supply the continent with electricity collected from the sun in Egypt.

Is Troubled Egypt Ripe Enough For Eco-Tourism?

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revival of the unknown Upper Egypt. But other indicators give us a less optimistic view of Egypt’s future. We are not so sure.

Biofuel from Plastic for this Young Egyptian Scientist from Alexandria

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Out of the six projects in the environmental section of the contest, three came from Egypt. Digesting paper with termites? Let’s hope so.

Egypt Now Contracting a Whopping 1,000 MW Wind Farm!

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Egypt is now close to awarding a contract to build a 1,000 megawatt wind farm, to be up and running in 2016, that it first announced last year.

Etsy “Local” Stores in Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Dubai

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Local teams of Etsyians have emerged so far in Egypt, Israel, Jordan and the UAE – and hopefully more groups will emerge in the future.

King Tut’s Jewelry Reveals Ancient Comet Diamond Dust

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Green Tech and Gadgets Astronomy Egypt jewelry Pyramids Science and Technology The pebble was found to contain microscopic diamonds.

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Markus Kayser’s 3D Solar Sinter Prints on Sand – Could Replace Concrete

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And here he talks with Green Prophet about his 3D printer that runs on sun and sand. Click here to view the embedded video.

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Post-Revolution Development in Egypt Destroys Popular Red Sea Dive Spot

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The revolution in Egypt has left a power vacuum that is allowing unchecked development to take over a once thriving, quiet dive spot.

Egypt: 5 great green to do’s

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Millions of tourists flock to Egypt every year to experience the many ancient and natural wonders that the country has toward offer; but without a responsible attitude toward tourism, the influx of visitors may have a lasting damaging impact on the natural environment. Egypt: 5 great green to do’s is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

World’s Largest Artificial Lagoon Nears Completion in Egypt, Despite Chaos

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More on Development Projects in Egypt: Sinai’s Ecological Future Hangs in the Balance . Is Troubled Egypt Ripe Enough for Eco-Tourism?