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Beyond Magazine Issue 24 Summer 2017

SYMBOLIC GREEN GESTURES

Nature’s gifts cannot be valued in monetary terms. Like clean air, they are often taken for granted, at least until they become scarce.  This...

Goodbye Paris …Trump turns his back on the future

Words Bassam Alkantar In December 2015, after years of negotiations, 195 countries made a new commitment to work together to address global climate change. This...

Grow calmer, naturally Forest bathing is where it’s at

Words Tamara Batshon Today we live in a world so demanding that it gives us little time to disconnect and find our inner peace.  Most...

“Thou Shall Respect and Protect Nature”?

WORDS NOUR EL HACHEM What if there were a commandment on a worldwide scale that said: “Thou Shall Respect and Protect Nature”? Could humans, think, believe, and...

Get your kicks on Route 66 A drive through American history

Words Varouj Tenbelian Beginning in Chicago and finishing on the California coast in Santa Monica, Route 66, the 3,939.6- kilometer (2,448-mile) road, or the “Mother Road” as...

Seek and you shall find A spiritual journey through India

Words Ginou Choueiry If five years ago someone had asked me whether I would be interested in traveling to India, I would have immediately said...