Freshwater tourism articles

Despite new efforts to tackle pollution in the Litani River, challenges remain

Despite new efforts to tackle pollution in the Litani River, challenges remain

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The Litani River and its health—or lack thereof—directly impacts those Lebanese residents living near the river or buying produce irrigated by the river. The largest river in Lebanon, the Litani River Basin (LRB) is equivalent to 20 percent of Lebanon’s land area and winds through the Bekaa Valley and south Lebanon. In April 2018, the

The potential for year-long sustainable tourism around Lebanon’s rivers and lakes

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Following a particularly long winter that included snowfalls as late as mid-April, Lebanon has truly come alive this spring. The lush greenery dotted with colorful wildflowers, the swarm of bright butterflies, and the gushing rivers and serene lakes all make visitors to these areas pop out their phone cameras far too frequently in an attempt

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