SPNL's News

March, 2018

February, 2018

  • 8 February

    SPNL’s Hima approach is part of Annahar special Edition

    Annahar Lebanese daily newspaper launched a special issue, that was published today, which features an unprecedented group of prestigious guest writers. Over 250 iconic personalities, including SPNL Managing Director Assad Serhal, wrote in the special issue, hosted by the issue’s guest Editor-in-Chief, governor of Banque du Liban Dr. Riad Salameh. These contributors are established pioneers in their respective fields, who will …

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December, 2017

November, 2017

  • 15 November

    Meet the Eco-Travelling Kid Samuel Hodge

    Samuel Hodge is a 7 years old Eco-Travelling Kid! SPNL is happy to announce that Samuel and his family will be visiting Lebanon next spring, and we are very enthusiastic to have Samuel get involved with us. He will be visiting Hima Anfeh in North Lebanon in one of the best Birding Adventures. The trip will be guided by Dr. Ghassan Jaradi, the ornithologist of …

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October, 2017

  • 30 October

    Evergreen Environmental Club

    Evergreen club was initiated in 2017 in order to start and maintain a successful environmental society at AUB. The club continues to pursue its activities in 2018 under the slogan: “THERE IS NO PLANET B”. Our vision is to create an environmental friendly society at AUB which can get the students actively involved in Environmental Education which will make it …

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September, 2017

  • 11 September

    Krystel Doumit

    “Being part of SPNL gave me hope that the environment and nature in lebanon are not forgotten. A lot of people care and fight everyday to protect the diversity and richness of our land and I am proud to be part of it.”

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  • 4 September

    Ghida Alame

    Ghida Alame: My journey at SPNL was definitely a great start for me. I had a great time working and expending my knowledge on responsible hunting in Lebanon in particular. This internship made me realize how important NGOs like this are, promoting a safe and sustainable environment for our beloved country.

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  • 4 September

    Leen Al Takki

    At SPNL, I learned first and foremost, that colleagues could be family and good friends. It was my first work experience and I am thankful it turned out to be fruitful, fun and interesting. I learned a new thing about the environment and how it is interlinked with the society around us. Transhumance was an amazing concept that was introduced …

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  • 4 September

    Melissa Lebender

    I am Melissa Lebender, currently an intern at SPNL and busy with finding suitable plants for the butterfly garden. Back in Germany I am studying Biological Diversity and Ecology at Göttingen University.

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  • 3 September

    Plan To Regulate The Hunting Season And To Protect The Birds In Lebanon!

    A action plan promoting responsible hunting and tourism was announced Sunday by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL), under the patronage of President Michel Aoun’s Special Assistant Claudine Aoun Roukoz. The project was launched at the BIOLAND Farm Restaurant in near Batroun. In attendance were experts from Europe, environmental associations and representatives of academic institutions. Hunting season is …

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August, 2017

  • 19 August

    Join SPNL at Kanafar Half Marathon 2017 

    A- Rules and Application Procedures 1) KANAFAR ANNUAL RACES – RUN FOR HIMA – 21 Km and 6 Km will take place on 20st August 2017. Both events are approved by the municipality of Kherbet Kanafar. 2) The Half marathon 21 km is opened to all license or not license runners, groups and individuals above 16 years old. The race of …

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June, 2017

  • 1 June

    Evangelical School of Zahle visits Hima Anjar

    Several groups of students are visiting Anjar HIMA site . The latest group was from Evangelical School of Zahle. They, like our other visitors, came into our site doing some environmental activities and also got educational awareness like hiking, tree planting, biking along the agricultural trail and wildlife conservation. Hima Sustainability could be assured through the capacity building of Hima …

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May, 2017

  • 6 May

    Meet Husein Ali Zorkot: SPNL’s Researcher & Scientific Illustrator is chasing the Butterflies of Lebanon

    Husein Ali Zorkot is a field Biologist, Naturalist, Researcher and Scientific Illustrator at the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon is working on a set of upcoming guides. The colourful “Butterfly Gardening in Lebanon,” a field manual of… you guessed… butterfly gardening in Lebanon, with additional drawings and page after page descriptions of the 165 Lebanese butterflies and …

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  • 6 May

    Celebrate the “World Migratory Bird Day” in Hima Kherbet Kanafar

    The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon, in collaboration with the municipality of Kherbet Kanafar, invites you to celebrate the “World Migratory Bird Day” under the patronage of Mrs. Claudine Aoun Roukoz, special advisor of the President, in the West Bekaa Country Club. This awareness-raising event would highlight the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their …

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