New Workshop Area at SPNL Office

SPNL has recently renovated a section in its own office area as added space to be used for conducting workshops and meetings in the future. The added space will be equipped with the basic requirements for conducting workshops and lectures at SPNL. It is noteworthy to mention

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SPNL Welcomes Diverse Earth Director Liza Zogib

SPNL welcomed on Monday 20 May 2013, the director of DiversEarth organization Mrs. Liza Zogib for her short visit to Lebanon. The visit focused on launching and setting solid grounds for the new project that SPNL is working on entitled “Assessing and supporting cultural

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SPNL Participates in SEARCH Project Regional Workshop

SPNL recently participated in a regional reflection workshop, held in Morocco, regarding the “Social, Ecological and Agricultural Resilience in the face of climate change in the Mediterranean Region (SEARCH) Project”. The project which is funded by the European Union, and

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Last Northern Bald Ibis in Syria?

Despite the current crisis in Syria, the field team have continued to monitor the ibis, and have reported the sad news that only one of the Northern Bald Ibis has returned to the breeding site at Palmyra this spring. Unfortunately, there are no signs of any more birds so far

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Sharing or sparing land for nature?

A new ecological study of novel human-influenced ecosystems should change the debate about whether farmers should be sharing land with nature or sparing land for nature. Sparing land for nature Lately the sparing-v-sharing argument seems to have been going the way of the

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Hima Qaytouleh

Turtle dove, song thrush and Greek tortoise are some of the species that we can find in this 0.75 km2 pine forest, located in Jezzine District 890m above sea level. This communal/municipal land that is 500 meters away from human habitation hosts an interesting wildlife such

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World Migratory Bird Day in HimaKfarZabad

On Saturday 11 May 2013 SPNL, the municipality of Kfar Zabad and Anjar, organized a World Migratory Bird Festival in Hima Kfar Zabad. The festival took place through the generous funding of the UN Women Fund for Gender Equality, in collaboration with the Global Environment

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El Fekha Claimed as a New Hima

SPNL in partnership with the Fakha municipality and CREADEL social organization have declared on 6 May 2013 a new Hima site in the village of El Fekha in the Anti-Lebanon Mountains of Bekaa. The project funded by the CEPF, was launched in a ceremony attended by the SPNL

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Cultural Conservation Practices in the Mediterranean Basin

SPNL has recently initiated a new project supported by the MAVA Foundation under the title of “Assessing and Supporting Cultural Conservation Practices in the Mediterranean Basin”. Several Mediterranean countries are going to take part in this project, Spain, Turkey, Greece

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