Stop Real Estate Development in the Makmel Mountain of Lebanon

The Makmel Mountains of Lebanon are the last wilderness areas in Lebanon. It is basically the largest water reservoir in the Middle East and it is at risk of pollution by real estate developer.

Type Touristic Projects
Location Qornet Esawda - North Lebanon

Qornet Esawda development project is a 1,000,000 square meters area elevated at 3,000 meters from sea level with a breathtaking view of 2 kilometers wide angle overlooking the Mediterranean sea, and just at (27) kilometers from Tripoli port and (72) kilometers from Beirut International Airport, Qornet Esawda is a primary location that can accommodate all kinds of touristic projects such as, Ski Resort, Hotels, Villa's, and all kind of Outdoor activities.

This information is publicly communicated on the respective company website http://www.realisdev.com/

If this project goes ahead it will have adamant and disastrous effect on our environment, the water we drink, wildlife in the area and the natural reserves blossoming in the region. The road leading to the site will have to pass thru natural reserves (Ehden Or Danniyeh) already a very brittle ecosystem; it will have to accommodate all the construction equipment leading to the site.

This project needs to be stopped and all the Makmel Mountain has to be declared a natural 

Recently a real estate company in Lebanon is advertising a real estate development project in the Makmel moutains of Lebanon. Here is the brief:


Type Touristic Projects
Location 
Qornet Esawda - North Lebanon


Qornet Esawda a 1,000,000 square meters area elevated at 3,000 meters from sea level with a breathtaking view of 2 kilometers wide angle overlooking the Mediterranean sea, and just at (27) kilometers from Tripoli port and (72) kilometers from Rafic Hariri International Airport, Qornet Esawda is a primary location that can accommodate all kinds of touristic projects such as, Ski Resort, Hotels, Villa's, and all kind of Outdoor activities.


This information is publicly communicated on the respective company website http://www.realisdev.com/


If this project goes ahead it will have adamant and disastrous effect on our environment, the water we drink, wildlife in the area and the natural reserves blossoming in the region. The road leading to the site will have to pass thru natural reserves (Ehden Or Danniyeh) already a very brittle ecosystem; it will have to accommodate all the construction equipment leading to the site.


This project needs to be stopped and all the Makmel Mountain has to be declared a natural reserve area.


I kindly ask you to sign this petition so our children can have a place they call home with some sign of life beyond concrete and pollution

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