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Egypt, hosting U.N. climate talks, has a history of climate collapse

Egypt's rulers are hosting U.N. climate talks known as COP27. Their ancient predecessors were probably toppled in part from climate issues, researchers say.
Climate change and human activity erode Egypt's treasured antiquities

Climate change and human activity erode Egypt's treasured antiquities

The effects of global warming on the country’s monuments are already striking. And the changing weather is only amplifying centuries of destructive human impact.
Faced with drought, the Pharaohs tried (and failed) to adapt
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Faced with drought, the Pharaohs tried (and failed) to adapt

Ancient Egyptian leaders increased their empire's grain production and crossbred cattle for resilience in an early effort to ward off climate disaster, a study shows. Even with preparation, however, the Egyptian empire ultimately collapsed.

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Faced with drought, the pharaohs tried (and failed) to adapt
www.nytimes.com

Faced with drought, the pharaohs tried (and failed) to adapt

Ancient Egyptian leaders increased their empire’s grain production and crossbred cattle for resilience in an early effort to ward off climate disaster, a study shows.
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