Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the Higher Council of Wild Hunting has recently recommended a 2-month extension to the hunting season, a request that has been denied by Lebanon's Environment Minister but no official statement was released rejecting it. Instead, the minister "said he was willing…

Beirut The Movie [2018] is Now Showing in #Lebanon

When the trailer for "Beirut" came out, almost everyone wanted that movie banned and I remember a certain ministry wanting to file a lawsuit against it. There was even a hashtag to boycott it and claiming Lebanon doesn't look that way, even though Beirut was pretty much "a sweaty hotbed of terrorism, savagery and barbarism" in the 1980s. The main arguments that the movie wasn't shot in Lebanon and has no Lebanese actors, but that…
Baladi

Ozzy Ehden: An Amazing Restaurant’s Message

2 days ago
Jacqueline Makari lost her son to illness and decided to open a restaurant and recruit only employees with mental health problems, to make Ozzy the first of its kind in Lebanon and send out an ...
Critiques

Ambulance Blocked by PM Convoy

1 week ago
This is not the first and definitely won’t be the last time an ambulance is blocked by an armored convoy in Lebanon, however it was PM Hariri’s convoy that blocked the ambulance in the below ...
Critiques

A Great Campaign in Support of Domestic Workers’ Rights

1 week ago
When a group of Lebanese women were asked on the challenges their face at home or at work, and what they’d wish their employers would change, they replied asking for shorter working hours, a longer ...
Critiques

A Map of Every Quarry in Lebanon

1 week ago
What started as a simple survey of all quarries in Lebanon has shown how widespread they are and worst of all, that the overwhelming majority is located OUTSIDE of the areas designated by the National ...
Animals & Wildlife

Over 90 Dogs Poisoned, 40 Already Dead, at Tripoli Dog Shelter

1 week ago
The owner (3ammo Mahmoud) of a dog shelter in Tripoli woke up today to find over 90 dogs poisoned and tens dead. The ones still alive are struggling and need medical assistance. The owner has ...
Critiques

First #ElectricVehicle Charging Station Launched in #Lebanon

1 week ago
In case you’re wondering on which planet our politicians are, we just launched our first EV charging station in Lebanon, dubbed “a good environmental step in the sector”, while half the country has been complaining ...
Critiques

Generator Bills are The Highest in Years This Summer

2 weeks ago
Remember when we were promised 24/7 electricity in 2015? Then in 2017? Then before summer is here? Instead, the highest generator bills we paid this year were in May and June this year and the ...
Critiques

Saida Facing a New Waste Crisis?

2 weeks ago
A couple of years ago, I was reading an article on how the notorious Saida garbage mountain was being transformed into a Green Park following a rehabilitation project led by The United Nations Development Programme ...
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