Category - Environment

The Arab World’s Food Security is at Risk

Climate change will have a negative impact on the food security of Arab nations. This is a result of decreased agricultural productivity regionally as well as locally. The region’s dependence on food imports, a growing population, and ongoing...

Improving Food Security in the Arab World

Although on the brink of food insecurity, there are still several ways for Arab countries to mitigate the stresses of food insecurity for their citizens. Countries in the Arab world can take a number of steps to increase their food security. These...

Rising Temperatures in the Arab World

The Arab world is warming up as a result of climate change. Check out how some Arab capitals such as Riyadh, Baghdad, Damascus and Amman will be impacted as a result. Global warming has resulted in increases in earth’s temperature over the past...

Reducing the impact of sea-level rise in Egypt

What can Egypt do today to reduce the impact of rising sea-level in the future? Egypt can take up a number of initiatives to  mitigate against the impacts of rising sea-levels in the Nile Delta and Alexandria: Make urban planning decisions that...

Alexandria on the sea: a flood in the making

Situated in Egypt’s Nile Delta, how will Alexandria in particular be impacted by a 0.5m rise in sea-level? Alexandria is among the top 10 cities with the highest  risk of flooding by 2050. Other cities include the Italian city of Naples  and...

Sea Level Rise Threatens Egypt’s Nile Delta

Egypt’s Nile Delta is at risk of flooding as a result of rising levels of the Mediterranean sea. So how will this affect the people living in its cities and their livelihoods? Temperatures on earth have been rising over the past few years with...