February 2021

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  Sustaining the Future of the Mediterranean

Quote of the Month

” The river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future.”
>>Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

اقتباس الشهر

“يا فراتي وهل يحاكيك نهر، في جمال الضحى وبرد العشي”
<< محمد مهدي الجواهري

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Tabadul

Innovative campaigns to restore our rivers

All kinds of ecosystems can be restored. But we will focus in the first Tabadul on river ecosystems, providers of our precious freshwater. We will bring together the 24th of March at 10:30 CET communities, innovators, journalists and communicators at all levels, private companies and individuals ready to make a change.

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Tayyarat

Khettara: The Treasure of the Haouz Region

Water is of great essence to life in all its manifestations and walks, whether that of plants, animals, or humans. Besides, water is also the pillar of urban planning, and stability. Many deserted places flourished and came to life due to water abundance, whereas other lively and hectic places came to fade away as water provision dwindled on taking the spirit of the place with it.
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Must read

Climate change and corruption endanger an ancient valley in Lebanon

On a remote cliff about 20 miles south of Beirut, a late morning sun roused Imad Beainy. He got out of bed, slipped on a pair of shorts and walked to the cliff’s edge, lighting a joint as he looked over the fruit groves and wild meadows of the Bisri Valley. Hewed between two mountain ranges, the valley extends some six miles along a tributary of the Awali river. In the distance, Beainy glimpsed the sun shining off the cream-colored tiles of the 300-year-old Mar Moussa church. Closer to the cliff, sprinkled around a 15th century Mamluk-Ottoman bridge and the ruins of a Roman temple, lay some 50 other archaeological sites.

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Events4You

Tree planting activity in Beirut, Lebanon

Participate in bringing biodiversity into the capital of Lebanon! Take part in the initiative of AMWAJ together with the The Other DaDa to make a green corridor along the Beirut River possible. The tree planting activity will take place in Spring of 2021.
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Survey4You

IEMED: Euro-Mediterranean Survey

Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in the survey about the new emerging environment, challenges, obstacles, and opportunities for the Euro-Mediterranean civil society! 
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Events4You

One Mediterranean: practices, results and strategies for a common Sea

The BlueMed Initiative, launched in 2014, addresses these challenges, working on all the relevant levels,  stimulating pan-Mediterranean network-building and coordinating thematic platforms. 

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AMWAJ stands for A Mediterranean Water And Journalism platform for sustainable development. We aspire to build an energy and water community around the Mediterranean. An initiative by REVOLVE.
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