Render showing the Beirut River project site.
Student project can transform Beirut River into a public park

Students want to transform Beirut River into a shared, open space. At the heart of it all? A functional, translucent tube and a green tower.

Waste incinerators are not the solution to the Lebanese trash crisis

The lack of a proper waste management framework and monitoring process leaves room for the illegitimate private gain of authorities in charge of costly waste incinerator projects.

ESP conference provides insight to theory and practices of ecosystem services

The American University of Beirut took part in the ninth annual Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP).

Exploring the Topic of Ecosystem Services: Warning For Misuse

What are Ecosystem Services (ESS)? According to the 2000 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Report MA Millennium.

Water Scarcity in the Middle East as Explained by Dr. Hussam Hussein

On December 6, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs hosted a.

Beirut’s Golden Crown of Polluted Air

Lebanon’s coasts have been lying under a great yellow cloud, making sure we go about.

Is Another Waste Crisis Looming in Lebanon?

The government’s handling of the waste crisis has been abysmal and the lack of progress in formulating solid waste policy has been making the situation worse.