Visual showing some of the repurcussions of the Bisri Dam project. (Photo: Environmental Justice Atlas)
Bisri Dam project to resume, says cabinet during lockdown

Activists say the Bisri Dam will lead to an “environmental genocide” and fear further mismanagement of Lebanon’s water resources.

Beirut Talks: Environmental and Waste Management with Ziad Abi Chaker

In another episode of Beirut Talks, activist and environmental engineer Ziad Abi Chaker discusses the.

Syrian refugee children chant slogans behind a fence at a refugee camp in Turkey. (Lefteris Pitarakis / AP / The Telegraph)
100 years of refugees, war, and a looming climate change displacement crisis

While the history of refugees in the MENA is one of war and conflicts, the future of displacement is rooted in climate change.

Bisri Dam Article - Timour Azhari
German MPs ask government to reject Bisri Dam project

The MPs said the project was an example of the “failed policy” that Lebanese citizens have taken to the streets to oppose.

Fires in the Chouf area (Albawaba)
Fires spread across Lebanon, local firefighting planes need $450,000 maintenance

More than 104 fires have spread across Lebanon since early Monday morning, according to the.

Garbage crisis: Around 85 percent of Lebanon's waste goes to open dumps or landfills, even though 88 to 90 percent of it can be composted or recycled. (Infographic by Christina Atik)
Lebanese Politicians Will Never Agree On A Sustainable Solution To The Garbage Crisis

Harsh criticism or reality?

Protesting the Bisri Dam (ejatlas.org)
The Bisri Dam Project in Lebanon is a “Ticking Atomic Bomb”

Despite the benefits that the CDR is promising from the Bisri Dam project, environmental activists are not convinced and for good reason.

Map showing pollution levels on the Lebanese coastline
Where is it safe to swim in Lebanon?

Breaking down which beaches to go to and to avoid this summer in Lebanon, according to new research from the National Center for Marine Sciences.

Live Love Recycle truck and drivers on the streets. (Lebanon Traveller)
People Raised $50,000 for Live Love Recycle, Here’s How It’s Being Used

Not only does Live Love Recycle provide a free recycling collection service in Beirut, but also grants jobs to 436 people from vulnerable communities.

Workers clean the Zouk Mosbeh beach in 2018. (AFP | Joseph Eid)
Happy Earth Day, try to do the bare minimum to save our planet

The secret services of the world probably never had to hide evidence of extraterrestrial life.