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Lebanese cultural heritage, museum, Beit Beirut,

Lebanese cultural heritage is revived through archaeological museums

Lebanon represented the Arab world’s cultural hub, through its various “annual arts festivals and vibrant gallery scene”. However, in recent times, due to the country’s economic instability, coupled with political upheaval and a lack...
UAE plastic waste

Sustainable tourism spreads plastic waste awareness in UAE

The plastic waste causing pollution, claimed the Divers Down UAE’s “Padi course director”, Nicola Liddell, is the biggest and the single issue that threatens the environment of the UAE. Liddell finds plastic waste in...
economic impact,Syrian war, Lebanon, study,

Economic impact of the Syrian war on Lebanon

The economic impact of the Syrian war has cost Lebanon nearly $9.7 billion, according to a study conducted by Jennifer Abu Mrad and her colleagues from the economic research center InfoPro titled, “Economic impact...
Lebanon, entrepreneurs, tartup Scouts Program

Building entrepreneurs through Startup Scouts initiative

Lebanon needs entrepreneurs. Faced with a situation where access to even the most basic infrastructure is met by challenging situations, Lebanese youth typically have two choices: they can either choose to not do anything...
UAE ecotourism, natural wonders

The UAE ecotourism to highlight the region’s natural wonders

The UAE ecotourism drive attempts to underscore the region’s “tourism potential” in its ‘natural wonders’. The “Ministry of Climate Change and Environment”, in short MOCCAE, initiated the “National Ecotourism Project”. The aim of the initiation...
Lebanon, cedar forests, climate change,

Lebanon’s cedar forests threatened by climate change

Strolling in the cedar forests of Lebanon’s mountainous slopes is such a relief since it transports you away from the misery of everyday life. Many of these trees have been here for more than...

Response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the Syrian war

As a response to the huge humanitarian crisis created by the Syrian war, Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (LCRP), provides an integrated humanitarian framework which includes a stabilization mechanism to tackle challenges faced by the...
Abu Dhabi, desert, China

Abu Dhabi deserts to turn into arable land

It is difficult to establish greenery in Abu Dhabi, while commercial agricultural forms have been sought as a coveted measure to keep up with the modern era ever since the 1950s. However, the results...
electricity problem, Lebanon, Energy Ministers,

Lebanon’s chronic electricity problem remains unsolved since 1975

Since 2002, Lebanon’s energy ministers have struggled to find and have not come out with a working solution to the country’s chronic electricity problem. Every person who headed the country’s Energy Ministry, without exception,...
Power barge, unable to dock, Jiyyeh

Inclement weather prevented power barge from docking into Jiyeh?

Following the inability of the power barge to dock in Lebanon’s southern coastal town of Jiyyeh on Monday, which caretaker Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil said was due to weather conditions, the State-run National...