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Earth Week at AUC Highlights Various Environmental Issues
RISE Promotes Water Efficiency at Caring for the Planet UN Conference
RISE Encourages Local Farmer Strategies to Combat Water Scarcity
New Irrigation System, First Community Garden in Western Desert Oases
New Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment Promotes Service
Sustainable Campus Days to Showcase Environmentally Friendly Initiatives
Desert Development Center Leaves a Legacy at AUC
Carbon Footprint Report 2.0 Highlights Ways to Reduce Campus Carbon Emissions
First Green Roof at AUC Provides Vegetation, Learning Space
Desert Development Center to Begin Phase Out Plan
AUC First in Region to Measure Carbon Footprint
DDC Promotes Green Economy, Sustainability Among Youth

American University Planted First Green, Eco-Friendly Surface in Egypt
American University Launches "Earth Week" to Raise Awareness of Environmental Issues

Community Times
Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden

​American University in Cairo: Egypt's Farmers are Living in a Water Crisis 

Shortage of Justice in the Distribution of Water to Farmers
AUC Launches Sustainable Environment Research Institute

AUC Development
HSBC and AUC Partner to Develop Abu Minqar

University World News
Boosting University's Role in Tackling Climate Change

Aswat Masriya

Egypt's AUC Launches One of Region's First Carbon Footprint Initiatives

Ahram Online
Egypt's AUC Launches One of Region's First Carbon Footprint Initiatives

AUC Launches Water Hackathon

AUC News Releases
AUC Launches the Fourth Annual Earth Week to Raise Sustainability Awareness
AUC Offers Hands-On Environmental Program For School Children
AUC Students Launch a Paper Collection Campaign

AUC Egypt News
DDC Hosts Iraqis for Agricultural Development Program
AUC Contributes to Desert Development in Egypt
Former Intern Conducts Valuable Water Research at DDC
Students Travel to DDC in Search of Sustainable Development
DDC Trains Iraqi Farmers

Desert Team Tracks the Future

Hona Al Qahira

AUC Hosts Cairo’s First Water Hackathon

AUC collaborates with World Bank for Water Hackathon

Affordable vegetables to be sold on campus next year

Eco Options Egypt
Earth Day

The National
Repopulating an antique land: Egypt’s forbidding Western Desert

AUC YouTube
Water Monitoring Project

The Guardian
Nile Delta: 'We are going underwater. The Sea will Conquer Our Lands.'

AUC Alumni Newsletter
AUC's Desert Development Center: Cultivating A Green Campus

BBC World Service

The Greening of the Deserts

BBC Radio 4
The Greening of the Deserts

AUC Today
Sustainability on the RISE
Carbon Calculations
Desert Bloom
Desert Devlopment Center Helps to Revitalize Iraqi Agriculture

National Geographic
Egypt Turns Desert into Farmland
Egypt "Greens" Deserts to Stem Housing, Food Storages
Sahara Farming Village Struggles for Survival

San Francisco Chronicle
Egypt Working to Reclaim the Desert

Egypt plan to green Sahara desert stirs controversy

Inter Press Service
Desert Reclamation Egypt's Best Hope - Or a Mirage?