SPNL (Birdlife Lebanon) is glad to know that Birdlife 2015 report “The killing” that was translated to arabic and distributed by SPNL to the Lebanese media, was quoted in the Lebanese official exams for 2017. Thousand of Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian students living in lebanon, were asked to answer questions related to hunting regulations in the country based on this report, which was extracted from greenarea.me environmental news portal.
The BirdLife Partnership presents this report based on the first ever comprehensive scientific study to quantify the scale and scope of illegal killing across the Mediterranean region. The results are gruesome. Despite legal protection, illegal bird killing is taking place at quite extraordinary and unsustainable levels. While many turn a blind eye, an estimated 25 million birds are being illegally massacred annually.
Many of the world’s best-known bird species are now at risk of extinction, according to …