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Scientists Call for Protection of Egypt’s Reefs

An international group of marine scientists led by Karine Kleinhaus, of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), has published a letter in Science, coinciding with COP27, that is a call to action for policymakers, government agencies and ocean conservation groups to take major steps to preserve Egypt’s 1,800 km of coral reefs–a massive section of the Red Sea’s reef system.

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U.K. Calls for 30% Of Global Oceans To be Designated Protected Areas

The environment secretary of the U.K., Michael Gove, last month called for one-third of the world’s oceans to be designed as marine protected areas by 2030. Globally, less than 10% of the world’s seas are currently designated as marine protected areas (MPAs)—one of the most important ways to protect precious sea life and habitats from damaging activity. Currently, global targets for

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First Naval Ship Built in Egypt Launched at Alexandria Shipyard

The launching ceremony of the Port Said Gowind corvette, the first warship built in Egypt, took place on Sept. 6, 2018 in Alexandria. The launch celebrates the rise in competences of the Alexandria Shipyard team, which is now able to build civilian boats as well as state-of-the-art military vessels. This industrial achievement also demonstrates the strength of the strategic partnership

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