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Environment and development AL-BIA WAL-TANMIA Leading Arabic Environment Magazine

About Us
AL-BIA WAL-TANMIA (Environment & Development) magazine was established by Najib Saab in 1996 as the first region-wide Arabic mass circulation magazine. It soon became the source where decision makers and public alike obtained accurate and up-to-date information on all what relates to environment and sustainable development.
With a circulation reaching 38,500 in 22 countries, the magazine had been used in schools and universities, and its articles were syndicated in 12 daily newspapers. It helped create over 500 school environment clubs. Annual competitions under the title “a better environment begins with you” aimed at promoting environmental awareness among students, have attracted more than a million entries.
Quarterly wall chart called "Green Bulletin" distributed to schools free of charge. AL-BIA WAL-TANMIA published books for various age groups. It has developed for teachers an environmental education program and trained thousands of teachers in Lebanon, Syria, UAE, Djibouti and elsewhere.
The magazine received various awards, including UNEP‛s Global 500 in 2013 and Zayed International Prize for the Environment in 2011.
On its tenth anniversary in 2006, the magazine was behind the creation of Arab Forum for Environment & Development (AFED), the foremost pan-Arab environment organization.
On its 20th anniversary at end 2016, the magazine started publishing exclusively online, placing on its portal
all its archive, with news and commentaries, in addition to the monthly online edition, with selections published in 12 newspapers.
Since 2013, Najib Saab handed over the magazine to AFED, to be published by the organization, while retaining its editorial independence.
Najib Saab
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief
Amal Al-Mosharrafieh
Managing Editor
Lilian Youssef
Management Assistant
Abdulhadi Al Najjar








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