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NatureWatch App featured on MTV News

MTV news broadcasted a report featuring the NatureWatch App which was launched on May 2015. The IOS App from BirdLife International  allows you to plan your wildlife adventures, share your experiences, and help conserve some of the best sites for wildlife in the world. Covering 533 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas in Australia, Cyprus, Fiji, Lebanon, Malaysia and South Africa, NatureWatch gives …

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#LoveForests: International Day of Forests 2017 video campaign

Forests are nature’s powerhouse! They are the largest source of renewable energy in the world, providing people with wood fuel to heat homes, cook meals and boil water. But they also energize people in other ways – for example by providing forest foods like berries and mushrooms – or even recharging people’s spirits by providing a place for recreation, peace …

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A young bear cub suffers the accidental death of his mother (L’Ours 1988)

The Bear (known as L’Ours in its original release) is a 1988 French film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. Adapted from the novel The Grizzly King (1916) by American author James Oliver Curwood, the screenplay was written by Gérard Brach. Set in late 19th-century British Columbia, Canada, the film tells the story of an orphaned bear cub who befriends an adult …

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Digging For Mudfish

  Mudfish is the most popular fish in places like Nigeria, Benin and Togo and Ghana. Mudfish are freshwater fish that love to live in wetlands or other soggy areas. What’s special about these torpedo-like wee fish is that they can exist without water for months at a time by burying themselves in damp soil, leaf matter, or under tree-roots …

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Pastoralism and Land Tenure Study Tour to Peru

Why talk about pastoralist societies? What can we learn from comparing pastoralist experiences in Africa and Latin America? Do we share similar problems? In November 2016, specialists from Africa and Latin America came together to discuss these issues and learn more about pastoral livelihoods in the Peruvian altiplano during a Study Tour to Arequipa, Peru. To learn more about the …

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This is where the seeds of the world are kept in case of a global catastrophe

Deep in the Arctic mountainside on the remote island of Spitsbergen, Norway, lies a huge vault which could be crucial to the survival of mankind if we ever face a global catastrophe. Opened in 2008, the ‘doomsday’ seed vault functions as an emergency shelf of food supply to be used only in global crises such as nuclear war or mass …

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Himas Ain Zebdeh Kherbet Anafar the Eastern slopes of Shouf Cedars Biosphere Reserve

In this film directed by Adonis Khatib Himas Ain Zebdeh Kherbet Anafar highlighted as the eastern slopes of Shouf Cedars Biosphere Reserve. This series of short films is part of SPNL’s project titled “Enhancing livelihoods of local Lebanese communities in Hima territories; from social, economic and natural perspectives” funded by the European Union.  

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Hima Fakiha weaving carpets with love

In this film directed by Adonis Khatib Hima Fakiha is weaving carpets with love. This series of short films is part of SPNL’s project titled “Enhancing livelihoods of local Lebanese communities in Hima territories; from social, economic and natural perspectives” funded by the European Union.  

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Hima Anjar Kfarzabad speaks for itself

In this film directed by Adonis Khatib Hima Anjar Kfarzabad speaks for itself.  This series of short films is part of SPNL’s project titled “Enhancing livelihoods of local Lebanese communities in Hima territories; from social, economic and natural perspectives” funded by the European Union.    

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Pufferfish Love Explains Mysterious Underwater Circles

In 1995, divers noticed a beautiful, strange circular pattern on the seafloor off Japan, and soon after, more circles were discovered nearby. Some likened these formations to “underwater crop circles.” The geometric formations mysteriously came and went, and for more than a decade, nobody knew what made them. Finally, the creator of these remarkable formations was found: a newly discovered …

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