News Egypt

'Meidum Geese’ – painted plaster, the Chapel of Itet, Meidum, Egypt  c. 2575–2551 BC © C K Wilkinson

Does this ancient Egyptian fresco depict an...

Mon, 31/05/2021
When ancient Egyptian artists painted strange but lifelike geese on the side a tomb 4,600 years ago, they could never have expected they would become the subject of rigorous modern scientific study. But are these geese an extinct species, or just a flight of artistic fancy? We ask the experts.
WDVM taking part in the Green Ventures Synergy Workshop by SwitchMed © NCE

Touring virtual museum set to spread nature...

Thu, 22/11/2018
A unique project is using technology to bring the public closer to nature. The Wadi Degla Virtual Museum uses imaginative ways to inform communities about one of the last natural habitats in the greater Cairo area. The aim: to encourage more people to get involved in conserving this unique site.

Ending illegal killing and trapping of 5.7...

Thu, 10/03/2016
BirdLife is working with the national government to stop this. Here’s how.

Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Migratory...

Sat, 15/12/2012
The workshop will bring together leading experts from both the energy and nature conservation sectors to tackle bird mortality in energy infrastructure in the Middle East Region

'No Porto Fayoum' petition now online

Fri, 10/06/2011
Join in the campaign to save Lake Quaran and Gebel Qatrani in Egypt.

“Porto fayoum” tourism development planned at...

Thu, 12/05/2011
The first development in an Egyptian protected area is planned by real estate developers.