SPNL's News

February, 2020

  • 8 February

    A tree for someone you love

    This is a reforestation project launched by Lebanon’s Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) and Air France – KLM in cooperation with local and international partners, with the aim of enhancing the spirit of association with the village and conserving biodiversity through the establishment of a social and emotional relationship between man and the earth through the …

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  • 3 February

    The avid hunter turned pioneering conservationist

    As a young man in Lebanon, Assad Serhal was a keen hunter. But after an encounter with a Bobwhite Quail and its chicks, Assad was so moved that he decided to change course and dedicate his life to conserving birds – millions of them are shot in Lebanon every year as they migrate. He’s now a significant figure in Lebanese …

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January, 2020

  • 31 January

    SPNL and Air France signed a partnership agreement

    SPNL Director General Mr. Assad Serhal and General Manager Air France KLM group for the Near East Mr. Matthieu Tetaud signed today a partnership agreement. Air France is looking to support SPNL in line with its reforestation project to compensate CO2 emission. SPNL is been selected to develop a partnership with Air France for 2020 following its worldwide project “Trip …

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December, 2019

  • 12 December

    Partners come together to discuss plans for the Migratory Soaring Birds Project

    6 BirdLife Partners from the Middle East & Africa have concluded today a 3-day meeting in Amman for a collaborative discussion on the progress of the Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) Project, which is funded by The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and executed by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).  Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon – SPNL is one of …

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October, 2019

  • 30 October

    SPNL mourns the loss of A Rocha Co-Founder Miranda Harris and CEO Chris Naylor

    The Society for protection of Nature in Lebanon is grieving the loss of some of its most prominent partners after the top leaders of A Rocha International—cofounders Peter and Miranda Harris and CEO Chris Naylor and his wife Susanna—suffered a fatal car crash on Monday. “SPNL mourns the loss of great partners that helped in protecting the environment of our …

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