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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...

Beirut’s stolen coast and the growing fight to get it back

Activists have put together this great new video looking at how Beirut's natural rocky coastline has basically been stolen from the public, destroyed and...

How the historic Adloun coast is becoming “Nabih Berri Port”

After several weeks of organizing and documentation by activists, the minister of environment has called for a halt to a port project that threatens...

Oud on the corniche

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ_afzc9HIA As winter begins to fade, it's a beautiful time for a walk along the corniche. Street performers are not too common in Beirut-- signs actually...

Ode to AUB

I don't usually write poetry but here goes... The beautiful trees, the bountiful sky The occasional battleship passing by...

From sewer to sea

I was on my way to drop off my recycling at Ziad's recycling plant near the port of Beirut when I noticed this nasty...

Major project by celebrity architect revealed in Dalieh

Activists have claimed that a multi-million dollar real estate project by world-renowned architect Rem Koolhaas is being planned for Dalieh, one of the last...

Activists sue state over coast privatization

Activists alleged that the state has illegally provided tens of thousands of square meters of public shoreline to well-connected investors. The move paves the...

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