My Al Akhbar article translated by dear Laila
Recently a number of graduate students of environmental studies at the American University of Beirut (AUB) carried out a study on changes in livelihoods in four rural areas in Mount Lebanon.
They studied the environmental, economic, and social transformations that accompany these changes.
The results confirmed what we already knew, but they did reveal some new and interesting issues.
The study showed that there was a great deal of symmetry in the dynamic of the changes despite the differences in the areas studied, which covered from the Koura area in the North to the Chouf just south of Beirut.
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