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Happy #WorldWildlifeDay! For the occasion, we decode the secret language of birds 🎶

By Lipu & Alice Paone When we talk about birdsong, we cannot simply refer to a single “voice”. It is a great chorus of complex sounds, it is a real language in itself. The dry “teak” of a sparrow, the plaintive “gheck gheck gheck” of a woodpecker, the shrill “chirrip” of a lark – each sound has its own purpose …

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Top conservation players partner to identify the most vital places for life on earth

By Shaun Hurrell, Today, eleven of the world’s leading conservation organisations, including BirdLife International and the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), announced an ambitious new partnership to identify, map, monitor and conserve the most important places for life on earth. No matter where we are from on this planet, we speak a common language: the language of nature. From Pacific …

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Moving into action: IUCN World Conservation Congress opens

As the IUCN World Conservation Congress opened today in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, thousands of government and NGO representatives prepared to debate and act on key issues including conserving the oceans, climate change and the role of private investment in nature conservation. Over the next 10 days, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s 1300 State and NGO Members will vote …

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You can track SPNL’s interactive maps using Tahaki platform

Creating meaningful maps just got easier Using Tahaki Platform. Recently SPNl created two maps. The first one is related to Lebanon’s Important Bird Areas and the second is related to SPNL’s projects mapping platform. Tahaki is online free social mapping platform for NGOs in the Middle East and North Africa region to map their data and engage their communities. Lebanon’s Important Bird Areas   SPNL Mapping platform

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SPNL and MSB project urged to stop unlicensed hunting in Lebanon

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) and the Mainstreaming conservation of migratory soaring birds project (MSB), implement by the UNDP in the Ministry of Environment, urged to stop unlicensed hunting in Lebanon. SPNL director Assad Serhal affirmed that nothing can justify the killing of migratory birds by announcing that they were carrying spying devices, especially that …

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Two-Day Mentoring scheme at SPNL by IUCN Expert

Under the IUCN project “Nurturing NGO Capacity to Engage in Biodiversity Conservation in the Eastern Mediterranean” funded by MAVA, a two-day mentoring program was held at SPNL moderated by Dr. Jose Tavares. The two days focused on tackling institutional issues that would help SPNL move forward while being better organized with clear strategic plans for better results and efficient outcomes. …

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Women Develop a Local Action Plan for Hima Anjar KfarZabad

Under the UN Women Fund for Gender Equality Project “Promoting Hima Women Empowerment for Conservation and Livelihood”, SPNL organized on September 10, 2013 the first workshop on the concept and development of a site local action plan, knowing that another complementary workshop will be organized on Friday September 20, 2013. The workshop took place in KfarZabad municipality, whereby 16 women …

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News in Photos: White Storks leave Germany already for the south

    A group of White Storks gather on a field in Hessen, southwestern Germany on September 2, 2013. Some migratory birds leave Germany already for the south. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / DPA / BORIS ROESSLER

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BirdLife Conservation Achievement Awards

Every five years, BirdLife’s World Congress recognises the achievements of organisations and individuals from within and outside the BirdLife Partnership who have made an exceptional contribution to BirdLife’s mission, programmes and conservation priorities. Following five years of achievement, BirdLife’s Global Council has picked seven candidates from an outstanding field of nominees to receive Conservation Achievement Awards. The awards were presented …

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New Chairman for BirdLife International

BirdLife’s incoming Chairman Khaled Anis Irani is President of The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN, BirdLife Partner in Jordan). He brings a wealth of experience, both from his time at RSCN, and from his work as one of his country’s most dynamic and influential politicians. Most recently, he served in Jordan’s Government, first as Minister of Environment, …

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