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Cairo Construction Razes Green Spaces Ahead of Climate Summit

As Egypt prepares to host the United Nations climate summit in November, critics say current construction practices do not reflect the country's sustainability goals. Thousands of trees and green spaces have been razed to make way for new national development projects, particularly those related to the giant new capital city being built on the outskirts of Cairo. For VOA, Hamada Elrasam has the story, with words by Elle Kurancid.


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