Notes of a traveler

We follow many Lebanese bloggers and one in particular always makes us want to pack up and discover a hidden gem somewhere in the country.  Krystel Riachi is behind Notes of a traveler and this is how she describes herself: “a curious traveler, a nature lover, and a wanderlust soul. I started this blog to share …

The Artist’s Forest

Back in March 2019, 50 Lebanese artists each exhibited an art piece inspired by the Cedar tree. The funds collected went towards planting a cedar tree forest.. On August 11, 1000 cedar trees were planted in “The Artist’s forest” Kfardebian! That’s the spirit! Thumbs up to Green Cedar Lebanon, the talented artists and all those involved …

Nay Aoun’s storytelling

“I’m a filmmaker, photographer and video editor. At the heart of my work lies my passion for non-fiction visual storytelling and creating video content that emphasizes on positive social change and authentic connections between character and audience”, this is how Nay Aoun describes herself. The talented filmmaker offers a series of beautifully crafted short films that have …

Restore Beirut River’s ecosystem

Tree planting is said to have mind blowing potential to tackle the climate crisis. Filling up cities with plants and trees cleans the air, reduces carbon, lowers temperatures, enhances biodiversity and supports human health. This is how a group of environmentalists plan to restore Beirut River’s ecosystem. They have just launched the SUGi application to …

Experiential travel in Lebanon

“The Lebanese Mountain Trail is a fine form of experiential travel (ed. also called immersion travel), through which the traveler actively engages with the history, people, culture, food, and environment of Lebanon.” Are you ready for the next Thru-Walk ? Registration will start soon for the Fall Trek 2019 ! www.lebanontrail.org Lebanon Mountain Trail Association (LMTA) …

Farming, a new generation

“Hussein Kazoun is the face of the new generation of farmers in Lebanon. He is a young self-taught organic farmer, who left behind his university degrees to work on his family’s land in West Bekaa. Committed to sustainability, he shares a vision for a better tomorrow: it is how that food is grown and nurtured that …

Botanical Garden

Eastwood College recently launched a fantastic initiative reconnecting students with nature. A small botanical garden was inaugurated by the Minister of Environment, Mr. Fadi Jreissati, on their Kafarshima campus, with over 60 kinds of trees and plants that are native to our beautiful Lebanon. Developed In collaboration with the NGO Green Hand Organization, this is a …

Cedrus Libani

The Cedrus Libani, commonly known as the Cedar of Lebanon is a unique and precious species; our national emblem and a symbol of holiness, peace and eternity. Some of the Cedars have been here for more than 1,000 years and have outlived Empires. The famous french poet and writer Alphonse de Lamartine described the Cedars …

Protect the oceans

At BBS, we care for nature. We support projects that raise awareness on climate change, we encourage citizens to take action on key environmental issues, we promote sustainability, we share news on local eco-friendly initiatives.  And we love music too. You would think one has nothing to do with the other. Well, think again.  Greenpeace, the …