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We Made Every Living Thing from Water - water political economy

We made every living thing from water

The documentary is called We Made Every Living Thing from Water and in it, the film-makers investigate the political economy of water in Lebanon – how the flows of water are shaped by power and capital.

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Aerial view of the Beirut River above Sin el-Fil area.

Urban forests provide hope for the Beirut River

The Beirut River and the surrounding neighborhoods have long suffered from short-sighted policy and blatant mismanagement. The ecosystem was disrupted, and natural habitats have been destroyed. The #BeirutRiverForest project consists of planting trees on the banks of the river, as well as engaging with local associations, schools, and companies in developing a blueprint for the potential ‘green corridor’ of Beirut to emerge.

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