Egyptian cities at risk from climate change

Rising sea levels threaten livelihoods of millions of people living in coastal cities and in Nile Delta.

    Egypt has been struggling with social, economic and political problems since the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak.

    It will have to add climate change to the list of hurdles it has had to face.

    Half the people in Egypt live in the Nile Delta. It is fertile land, but extremely vulnerable to climate change.

    Additionally, the country's coastal cities were built at low elevation, and rising sea levels are putting millions of people at risk.

    Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports from Cairo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.