'Lungs of the Mediterranean' at risk

Under the Mediterranean waters off Tunisia, gently waving green seagrass meadows provide vital marine habitats for the fishing fleets and an erosion buffer for the beaches the tourism industry depends on.

Studying the effects of dust and drought on climate change

Atmospheric dust plays a key role in Earth's climate system. While it can have a positive impact, such as fertilizing the soil, dust can also have a negative impact on our planet's ecosystems, affecting everything from the ...

Reducing crisis risk in tourism, hospitality

As borders reopen and a new wave of COVID-19 sweeps the world, international travel faces new challenges which must be addressed by internal reforms and restructures, according to business analysts in Australia and New Zealand.

Peru races to save birds threatened by oil spill

A Lima zoo is racing to save dozens of seabirds, including protected penguins, after 6,000 barrels of crude oil spilled off Peru's coast due to waves from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific.

Egypt unveils renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor

Egyptian authorities were unveiling Thursday a renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor dating back 3,000 years, the latest government project undertaken to highlight the country's archaeological treasures.

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