SPNL's News

May, 2019

  • 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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April, 2019

  • 5 April

    MEET THE JUDGES Rania Masri #Lebanon #MedStoryPrize #RootedEveryday

    Rania Masri PhD is a political ecologist, environmental justice activist, and the regional coordinator for the Academic Activist Co-Produced Knowledge for Environmental Justice. Throughout her career, she has worked to bring a holistic, interdisciplinary lens to the environmental sciences, and a recognition that environmental management must encompass a human rights and social justice practice. Her writings have centred on issues …

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  • 2 April

    Rooted Everyday announces first environment-themed Mediterranean writing competition

    The new ‘Rooted Everyday Mediterranean Short Story Prize’ will celebrate and protect the rich culture and biodiversity found in Mediterranean ecoregions.   Key Dates: Competition launches: Tuesday 2 April 2019 Deadline for entries: Monday 24 June 2019 Competition winners announced: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Rooted Everyday is a new environmental campaign launched by a consortium of conservation organisations to raise …

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  • 1 April

    The Mediterranean’s first environment-themed short story competition is looking for new stories

    The Rooted Everyday Mediterranean Short Story Prize adult competition is now open (2 April – 24 June) #MedStoryPrize Eligibility Stories could draw inspiration from the oral tradition of handing down tales in the ecoregions, struggles of the people, the richness of the land and the urgency for preserving it. Stories that are also encouraged could be of travel within the Mediterranean that …

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