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The violent face of real estate development in Lebanon

An LBC camera crew has become the latest victim of violent Lebanese real estate companies seizing the country's diminishing natural shores, destroying essential ecosystems...

Join events this week to help save Beirut heritage sites

Beirut activists are fighting hard to preserve two of the city's key heritage sites and you can support them by attending a series of...

A Dam Is Built in ‘Paradise’

The following article originally appeared in Take Part, a US-based online publication that has recently ceased operation. I'm posting it here in case the...

Does “high technology” mean garbage incineration for Beirut?

  "I didn't say incinerators, I said 'high technology,'" Beirut's mayor Jamal Itani told LBC at a recent waste disposal conference. "We are going to...

Dora goes solar

After years of darkness it seems the northern suburbs of Beirut will finally be lit up at night. Like most highways in Lebanon, the...

Coast erasing in Batroun

A new project seems to be chewing away the coastline in Batroun.  I was able to get a few shots when I was passing...

Panel to challenge Boutros Road

The Civil Coalition Against the Boutros Highway is hosting a panel and discussion this Tuesday on the battle against the $75 municipality-led project that...

Municipal work? Start a fire

The municipality of a certain village was forced to call the fire department this week for a fire lit by its own staff. Luckily...

New Lebanese brew

A new microbrewery has opened in Batroun, a picturesque small town on the Lebanese coast. Even more cool is that the brewery building is...

Brown spills of Khalde

In addition to the landfill crisis on Beirut's streets--covered on this blog yesterday-- there appears to be a heavy dose of nasty brown stuff spewing into...

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