Rising Tide

Rising Tide Since the days of the Pharoahs, the Nile has been the thriving hub of Egyptian life and culture. But due to global warming the tides are turning - and rising.
Professor Soliman is on a mission to bring Al Gore's message to his fellow Egyptians. Although climate change is scarcely discussed here, "Egypt is among the countries most at danger". The Nile is the ancient source of life in Egypt, bringing water to the arid land. But if the waters rise by just a few centimetres, says Dr Mohammad Al-Raey "5 or 6 million people would be left homeless". Could Egypt's greatest resource turn into its greatest danger?

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