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The Egyptian Society for Environmental Sciences

By on April 09,2008

 

Introduction:

Recently, the environment has been the topic of the hour, the whole world started to pay a great attention to the environment as a strategic choice to conserve the natural resources which will ensure the continuity and sustainability of these resources in the future.

Sinai Peninsula and Suez Canal area are characterized by their geographical importance and their richness in natural resources which include plants, animals, geological structures and marine habitats.

The natural resources of Egypt, especially these of Sinai Peninsula are facing many threats such as over collection, overgrazing, habitat destruction and urbanization which in return change the wild life, distinction of some species, threat some other and rarity of others.

Also, the unique geological structure affected by many threats as the random quarrying and overexploitation for material resources. The underground water also affected by the pollutants.

 

 

 

Activities of the Society:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1. Setting up public meetings in the diferent environmental Sciences.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2. Setting up training courses and workshops in the different environmental sciences.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3. Organizing training courses about producing and marketing the medicinal plants for raising the life standard and for creating job opportunities.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->4. Organizing national and international scientific conferences to solve the environmental problems.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->5. Publishing a specialized environmental journal and another general one.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->6. Improving the present environmental protection practices in Sinai and the Suez Canal region.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->7. Organizing field trips to Sinai and other desert regions to increase the Bedouin environmental awareness and to reduce the gap between Bedouins and other inhabitants.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->8. Applying and transmitting the modern technologies used in conservation.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->9. Exchanging experiences by co-operating with the other national and international societies interested in environmental issues.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->10. Proposing conservation programs for the threatened species and the habitats.<!--[endif]-->

<!--[if !supportLists]-->11. Helping in solving the Bedouins' problems.

 

 

 

Management Committee:

President:

Prof. Abdel-Raouf A. Moustafa

Vice-Presidents:

Dr. Nabil N. El-Masry

Secretary:

Dr. Mohamed S. Zaghloul

Treasurer:

Dr. Raafat H. Abdel-Wahab

Members:

Prof. Samira R. Mansour

Dr. Wafaa M. Kamel

Dr. Samy A. Abdel-Malek



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