SPNL's News

July, 2019

  • 19 July

    Educational Officer

    Educational Officer Job Description General Description: SPNL, the BirdLife national partner in Lebanon, aims at protecting nature, birds, and biodiversity in Lebanon and to promote sustainable use of natural resources with people through reviving the concept of Al Hima. www.spnl.org SPNL since 2014 started a program under the name of SNOW “School With No Walls” to promote environmental education and …

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June, 2019

  • 10 June

    Nature and Culture in Menorca: meeting of the Cultural Landscapes Steering Committee

    A Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Cultural Landscapes Outcome Action Plan (OAP) of the Mediterranean Programme was held in the Balearic island of Menorca from 6 to 9 May 2019, hosted by local organization GOB Menorca. Twenty participants from 13 organisations attended the meeting, representing projects implemented in five Mediterranean countries and cross-cutting regional initiatives. The Cultural Landscapes OAP supports the …

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May, 2019

  • 30 May


    Lebanon is situated straight in the eastern Mediterranean flyway and sees the annual migration of hundreds of thousands of raptors, storks and other soaring birds. Very few studies have been done to document this and no updated counts or figures exist. Pressing is also the need to train local conservationists and birdwatchers and to spread awareness for reducing the widespread …

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  • 22 May

    Poland and Lebanon are joining hands to protect migratory soaring birds

    Mr. Assad Serhal, SPNL Director General, and Mr. Andre Bechara SPNL Board member met today with the Polish Ambassador to Lebanon Przemyslaw Niesiolowski, to coordinate projects and activities for storks and soaring birds and reforestation at Hima in Lebanon and mainstreaming conservation to productive sectors especially tourism. Mr. Serhal handed Ambassador Niesiolowski a letter of support from Birdlife Poland. Dr …

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  • 16 May

    Lebanese president Aoun launches Bird-themed postage stamps

    Lebanese President Michel Aoun launched three bird-themed stamps to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, and to promote the awareness campaign, he launched to protect certain migratory birds in Lebanon. The postage stamps, which were unveiled during a celebration at Baabda Palace, had drawings of migratory birds that are significant to Lebanon’s biodiversity. Ibrahim Khader, Regional Director of Birdlife Middle East …

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