Advancing the Bakoura Jordanian National Park initiative in the Jordanian Parliament

The Health and Environment Committee of the Jordanian Lower House of Parliament held a hearing on Monday, May 14th concerning the proposal of Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) to create a Jordanian National Park at Bakoura. FoEME called for the meeting to discuss the organization’s long-time plans for the area, currently a military-controlled […]

Making Rivers Meet: A Tour along the Jordan River with Chris Hammer

As part of the recent visit by Australian journalist Chris Hammer, author of The River, a book on the Murray-Darling River, Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) organized tours of both sides of the Lower Jordan River to better acquaint the visiting expert with the river, its environment and political context.  The post below […]