Ehden, Lebanon’s northern paradise
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NOVEMBER 13, 2012
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Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow
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DECEMBER 11, 2012
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Byblos, Lebanon is best Arabian city to visit this year
SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
I remember that when I visited Byblos, in the Jbeil district of Lebanon, in the summer of 2011, I felt like a true beholder of history.
Beirut bank gets Lebanon’s largest rooftop garden by GreenStudios
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Based on the images in the planning stage, and now in reality, Green Studios have created an urban oasis in a city that is growing greyer by the month.
Soaring Vertical Garden Greens Al-Sultan Ibrahim Restaurant in Lebanon
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Green Studios has been recognized by the MIT Enterprise Forum of the Pan Arab Region for their work with green walls and rooftop gardens.
Lebanon’s Toxic Sea-side Sidon Dump Gets Eco Makeover
OCTOBER 6, 2013
The Sidon clean up is overseen by the United Nations Development Program, the Sidon Municipality and the Environment Ministry Lebanon.
Is This the Green Lebanon You’ve Dreamt About? (Video)
NOVEMBER 20, 2011
Did you know that there are 400 cases of forest fire arson every year in Lebanon and none are persecuted? Watch the video below.
Beirut Terraces Make Sustainable Vertical Villages for Lebanon City
JUNE 24, 2013
In keeping with the principle of “inside and outside,” the vegetation also serves as a continuation of the downtown neighborhood’s green boulevard.
Lebanon’s Bees are Freezing
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
Huge bee die offs do not bode well for agriculture in Lebanon. staggering proportion of bees in an important agricultural hub have frozen to death in Lebanon. More on Bees: Green Prophet Visits Beehive Going Back to Ancient Roots. Climate agriculture bees colony collapse disorder extreme weather farming honey Lebanon winter
Lebanon to Restore Forests
DECEMBER 9, 2012
Lebanon celebrated its Arbor Day on December 7. Read more about trees in Lebanon: The Lebanese Cedar Survival Passes Tipping Point?
Greening The Refugee Camps of Lebanon
JULY 7, 2011
For more on Lebanon and green architecture see: Beirut Activist Try to ‘Green the Grey’ Beirut is Getting Its First Green-Roofed Tower.
Free training for Levantine green entrepreneurs
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Are you a green entrepreneur ? Build – design our project using the “green business canvas” Step 3. Step 2. Step 4.
Stray Dogs Shot Dead in Lebanon
APRIL 8, 2011
The animals rights organisation ‘Animals Lebanon’ has called on the government to deal with stray dogs in a more humane manner.
Lebanon’s Vanina Girls Make Trash Glitter
JULY 29, 2013
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Turns Out There Are Green Spaces in Beirut After All
OCTOBER 30, 2013
A group of activists in Beirut have teamed up with a local design agency to create the city’s first map of green spaces.
A Prince Leads Liquid Peace Initiative for Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey
APRIL 16, 2012
Green Prophet’s Karin meeting Jordan’s prince in 2010 in Switzerland. The countries are Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.
Lebanon’s 275 Mile Mountain Trail is a World Class Hiking Destination
JANUARY 23, 2012
More on Hiking in the Middle East and North Africa: UK Hiking Holiday Specialist Heads to Lebanon. What happens in 2 years. Trail of Promise.
Lebanon’s Largest Solar Project Lights up a Green Highway
APRIL 27, 2012
Green Highway. It seems that finally, finally Lebanon is catching on to the reality that solar isn’t just a passing phase.
Car Use in Lebanon Increased by 538% in 24 Years
OCTOBER 24, 2011
What will Lebanon do? Today, roughly 35% of Lebanon lives in this crowded, polluted, loud, brown space. Absolutely everything.
Beirut’s Rooftop Revolution (INTERVIEW)
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
Beirut is almost completely bereft of public green spaces. How green roofs could work in Beirut. The list goes on.
UK hiking holiday specialist heads for Lebanon
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
Eco-tourism holidays in Lebanon offer picturesque fishing villages and ancient remains. Jordan, Egypt and Syria have proved especially popular.
Recycling Yourself When Green Projects Go Bust
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
This ambitious little house was the first modern home fully based on green building principles specific to its Aqaba location.
Cairo is growing green with living walls on the up!
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Egypt isn’t exactly renowned for its vast green spaces and pioneering environmental policies. And it looks fantastic! And the benefits?
Treat Your Valentine to a Hot Snowshoeing Tour in Lebanon
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
Adventures in Lebanon is offering a Valentine’s Day snowshoeing tour that is bound to heat up this special day! Sannine.
Lebanese Goat Farmer Goes Solar, Subverts Government’s Green Apathy
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
A solar-powered goat farm in Lebanon now enjoys clean energy around the clock while the rest of the country sits in darkness for up to 18 hours a day.
Share Beirut is TED-style Creativity Conference for Lebanon
AUGUST 30, 2012
Lifestyle & Culture Beirut green education Lebanon social entrepreneur TEDShe will be one of the guest speakers at SHARE Beirut.
3 Eco-Svelte Energy Slashing Contracts Awarded in Lebanon
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
The IFC is taking their greening to an even greater level. Saudi Arabia’s Green Construction Potential. Seasons.
Colonel microbrewery built with recycled materials opens in Lebanon
AUGUST 26, 2014
While many Muslims don’t drink alcohol , the people of Batroun, Lebanon love their beer. Related: Why Muslims Don’t Drink Alcohol.
Asbestos Exposure Raises Cancer Rates in Lebanon
JUNE 4, 2012
Asbestos, linked directly to cancer, is still present in many products used daily in Lebanon. Eco-Tourism in Lebanon. :: The Daily Star.
Going Green the Hizbullah Way
JANUARY 25, 2012
Hizbollah is going green with an eco-jihad as a tactic of war against Israel. Always extol the green Lebanon. Summary.
Eco Education Caravan Touring Lebanon This Month
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
An eco caravan is bringing green education directly to the people of Lebanon this month. ” : Fondation Saradar. : The Daily Star.
10 Green Prophets for 2012
JANUARY 9, 2013
Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East.
Thousands of Endangered Fruit Bats Were Gunned Down in Lebanon
JANUARY 26, 2012
Thousands of fruit bats in Lebanon were sprayed with shotgun and AK-47 bullets over the weekend. Thousands of fruit bats could have used Batman’s help last weekend when one or more unidentified assailants unleashed a spray of shotgun and AK-47 shells inside a cave in northern Lebanon. cave full of bullets. Fruit bats and ecology.
Sleek Prefab LoftCube in Lebanon is the Ultimate Home for Nomads
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
This lovely prefabricated LoftCube home is perched on a pretty piece of land just north of Beirut in Lebanon. Voila!
10 Weird and Wonderful Uses for Olive Oil
JANUARY 24, 2013
Food & Health green cleaning products Israel Lebanon Levant Olive oil skincareThe mess slides right off, and your skin will glow.
Hashish Field Wars Between Soldiers and Lebanon’s Locals
AUGUST 11, 2012
Why grow apples in Lebanon when hashish and cannabis is hundreds of times more lucrative? An overview of Lebanon’s unsustainable drug business in the Bekaa Valley. . At its peak in 1988, Lebanon’s narcotic market was making an estimated $1.5 The business of cannabis cultivation in Lebanon. billion.
When will the Middle East wake up to green roofs?
APRIL 7, 2015
Expect to see other green news coming in the run up to the December summit. The list of added benefits of green roofs is long. Cities
Beirut bike messengers deliver groceries and parcels by cycling
FEBRUARY 7, 2014
Some 15 years later, the bike messenger movement is now moving into Lebanon. Their video: Transportation Beirut bikes Lebanon hours).
Seed Banks Contain Memory, But Not Enough Against GMOs in Lebanon
JANUARY 8, 2012
Lebanon goes green with seed bank, but can this memory keeper for nature fight GMOs? The idea is that seeds contain historic memory.
Measure Your Blue, Green and Grey Water Footprints
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Country data reveals that Syria, Lebanon and Iraq are potentially the only virtual water exporting countries in the Middle East. 2011).