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Wing & Waves Newsletter February – March 2017

Please welcome SPNL’s 18th Hima at Aakoura – Mount Lebanon Wednesday 1st of March was an important day at SPNL. SPNL team welcomed Aakoura mayor who showed interest in conserving its municipal land and developing sustainable development initiatives in collaboration with SPNL Read more #photonotbullet SPNL photo campaign to promote responsible hunting Feel free to use a smartphone or any …

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Wings and Waves January 2017

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. Read more Hima Fakiha weaving carpets with love In this film directed by Adonis Khatib Hima Fakiha is weaving carpets with love. Read more Hima …

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Wings and Waves December 2016

No Images? Click here Happy Holidays from Hima Ma’abourAlAbyad Holiday is a joyful way to escape, From the hectic schedule of life! Here’s wishing you happy holiday, Go on and enjoy with your wife! SPNL AND HIMA COMMUNITIES WISH YOU ALL THE BEST FOR THIS CHRISTMAS AND FOR THE NEW YEAR Read more More than 2000 visitors coming to Hima Anjar during …

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Wings and Waves Oct-Nov 2016

  Impact of conservation efforts on the Syrian Serin at HIMA Anjar By Dr. Ghassan Ramadan Jaradi The Syrian Serin (Serinus syriacus) species is classified as Globally Vulnerable by IUCN because the small population (2500-10000 mature individuals over an area of about 7500 km2) which was once thought to be stable, appears to be declining since 1996. This species occurs …

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Wings and Waves September 2016

Luc Hoffmann’s Memorial Ceremony in Beirut For his kindness and devotion and for his endless support to SPNL and Lebanon the Ambassador of Switzerland H.E. Mr. François Barras and SPNL have hosted a ceremony in memory of Dr. Luc Hoffmann on Tues.Oct.4th at the Ambassador of Switzerland residence. The ceremony was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Lebanese …

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Wings and Waves August 2016

Publications Homat Al-Hima Guideline Manual Download the Guideline Manual By Assad Serhal, Director General, SPNL Homat Al Hima (HH) are intrinsic to the Hima communities, the same villages and towns are inbred and inborn. The experiences Nature and Biodiversity bring to people are mainly local. The Hima is the Homat Al Hima’s first love from which they grasp the first breath of fresh …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter July 2016

  In memory of Luc Hoffmann 1923 – 2016 For his kindness and devotion, and for his endless support to SPNL Dr. Hoffmann’s life and achievements serve to highlight the bright side of human nature . You shan’t be forgotten Read more SPNL Mapping platform You can track SPNL’s interactive maps using Tahaki platform Creating meaningful maps just got easier …

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Wings and Waves June 2016

  No Images? Click here Field guide to Butterflies of Lebanon and the Middle East Written and Illustrated by Husein Ali Zorkot A vivid world of butterflies awaits in this comprehensive field guide. For the first time, the butterflies of Lebanon as well as those from Morocco to Mesopotamia and the Arabian Peninsula are found together in one volume. In …

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Wings and Waves Newsletter April – May 2016 

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Wings and Waves Newsletter February – March 2016 

    SPNL Launches The Hima Guideline Manual The Hima Guideline Manual provides information on the Medscapes project, its aim and vision, and highlights briefly the content of the different work packages. The Manual, and as the title inters, focuses on the Hima approach and states the history, functions, and the revival of the concept by SPNL and its adoption …

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