News from Lebanon, project “To fight for”


10/10/2011 News from Lebanon, project “To fight for”

“To Fight For”
Website Project

“To fight for” is a website-based project developed by the Heinrich Boell Stiftung, Middle East Office. It seeks to generate awareness on the causes and effects of environmental degradation on selected landscapes, livelihoods, species and resources that are particularly affected by human intervention and climate change.

Examples of “To fight for” landscapes, species and livelihoods:

Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is an 810 km2 large salt lake which is located in the Jordan Rift Valley. It lies 400 m below sea level and is the lowest elevation on the earth’s surface… more

Lebanon Cedar
There are three species of Cedars in the world the most famous of which is the Lebanon-Cedar (Cedrus libani). The tree is not only known as the emblem of Lebanon. Ancient texts – like the 8,000-year-old Gilgamesh epic or the bible – mention the Lebanese cedar, which ever since had an important function in culture, religion and trade…more

The Ma´dan
The Ma’dan live(d) in the marshes of southern Iraq where the rivers Euphrates and Tigris flow together into the Shatt al-Arab…more


I travelled down to the island to begin processing the first batch of water hyacinth stalks. The water hyacinth plant multiplies rapidly from the month …

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