Global warming poses critical risks to Oman, a country situated on three oceans, and in which was recorded the highest ever minimum temperature last year. Experts warn that things will only get worse if the authorities do not act now.
The Sirdah twins from Gaza are preserving and conserving Gaza's wildlife, with their efforts to photograph the flora and fauna helping to document both Gaza's beauty and as an essential resource academics and archivists alike.
Lebanon’s fuel crisis threatens a wide range of nature reserves and treasured trees as people resort to chopping firewood to keep them warm. Conservationists warn that this new trend may have disastrous consequences for Lebanon's flora and fauna.
Given the North African country's beauty, Morocco's commitment to a sustainable future might seem evident. Yet, up until recently it had continued to neglect waste and energy issues that threatened its long-term stability. What has caused this shift?
The Euphrates has seen historically low levels since the beginning of this year, culminating in a drought hitting Syria’s main agricultural region and putting more than 12 million people across Syria and Iraq at risk.
Egypt's nomination as host of COP27 has been met with bemusement from climate activists within Egypt, viewing it as another of Sisi's tactics to paint the country positively. Yet, serious climate and social challenges in Egypt remain to be answered.
Recent flooding of the Senegal river has highlighted once again the continued impact of climate change. Yet within this, women are especially susceptible of destitution, which poses troubling questions for their general survival and family planning.
In response to Gaza's environmental crisis, Palestinians have helped to mitigate its effects by setting up a number of recycling initiatives. The New Arab speaks with the proponents of the scheme and how they help foster a new culture of recycling.
Tunisia's waste crisis is escalating as the government fails to act. With over half the country's landfill sites having reached capacity protests are raging as the overspill of domestic and toxic waste threatens the health of communities.