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.

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?

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.

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.