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 …

Escape the city

Have you ever dreamed of sleeping in a tree house under the pine trees? Do you feel the need to escape the city for a few days? Are you looking for a kids-friendly getaway in the midst of nature? Peter B. Ghanime from Lebanon Traveler shares with us some great ideas of places to visit in Lebanon! #beirutsbrightside #ecofriendly #weekendgetaway …

Beer, gin and vodka.. made in Lebanon!

Meet Jamil Haddad. In 2013, he decided to quit his job and move back to Batroun to start his own microbrewery. Colonel Beer The windsurfer turned entrepreneur tapped into a difficult market full force, with passion and perseverance. Today, in an eco-friendly environment made of upcycled wood pallets and green walls, his project consists of a microbrewery, …

Turning disability into distinctive ability

Meet Michael Haddad. Michael is a professional athlete, inspirational speaker, adventurer and environmentalist. 75% of his body has been completely paralyzed since the age of 6 due to a spinal cord injury, yet he amazingly endures obstacles and holds world records in walking and climbing. On October 24, 2013 he carried a cedar tree from the …

Hike it, Protect it

It’s that time of the year again! Hikers from all over the world are getting ready to hike the epic Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT) which extends from the North to the South of the country. A unique trail that runs straight through the heart of Lebanon. The annual end-to-end trek starts on March 29 and …

Reaching the summit

#tb to last week when our very own Rami O. spent an epic sunny week end with @33north and hiked to the summit of Mount Hermon (Jabal el Sheikh).  We should all make it a priority to visit our own country before we travel. It  helps us see Lebanon in a new light. Our country is …