SPNL's News

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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March, 2019

  • 29 March

    SPNL bird monitoring trainings set to begin

    If you enjoy bird watching and want to combine that interest with helping protect birds and habitats, you’re in luck. A multitude of training opportunities and monitoring events are set to kick off this spring at various locations along Lebanese Hima. No experience necessary, just a love of our bird populations. A training exercise organized today in Hammana – Mount …

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  • 29 March

    SPNL Welcomes New Volunteer from Germany

    The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon, which is working to activate and expand its volunteer program, is happy to announce the arrival of a new international volunteer, Rodin Baltaci. Rodin arrived in Lebanon last week and having met the SPNL team, is now doing volunteer work at the Hima reserve of Khorbet Qanafar, a village in the …

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