Luc Hoffman Hima Home: The Journey from West to East

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon is a long-time partner of MAVA in Lebanon. We have and just renamed our building in Kayfoun the Luc Hoffmann Hima Home. For his kindness and devotion, and for his endless support to SPNL Dr. Hoffmann’s life and achievements

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SPNL Warns: Be aware of cyanobacteria blooms this summer

As summer approaches and more grazing and fishing activities around Litani river begin amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) and Litani River Authority (LRA) reminds people heading outdoors to be on the look-out for

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20 common birds and their songs for beginners

  20 Common European Birds and their songs. In order of appearance: 1. European Robin 2. European Goldfinch 3. Blackbird 4. House Sparrow 5. Chaffinch 6. Great Tit 7. Blue Tit 8. Song Thrush 9. Nightingale 10.Blackcap 11. Willow Warbler 12. Chiffchaff 13. Common

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Dismantling 400 meters of mist nets in Iklim Al Kharoub

Iklim Al Kharoub Responsible hunters spearhead the fight against mist nets and the anti-poaching unit (APU), together with the security forces, removes about 400 meters of nets Responsible hunters in the Iklim Al Kharoub, Chouf region, Mount Lebanon, specifically in the

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Mountain Pastures’ Restoration in Lebanon: A review

Project title: Building the ecologic and socio-economic resilience of the Shouf Mountain Landscape by restoring and strengthening the socio-cultural fabric which sustains its biodiversity and cultural values Report title: Mountain Pastures’ Restoration in Lebanon: A review

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Every life matters

On the occasion of Biodiversity Day 2021, SPNL’s Fish and Wildlife unit would like to share with you a story that is still unfolding about how some small “insignificant” creatures helped save the biggest lake in Lebanon. After tens of dead carp were noticed on the shores of

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Updated Checklist of the Birds of Lebanon

Updated Checklist of the Birds of LebanonSince the previous published checklist of the birds of Lebanon in 2008, many significant changes to the status and distribution of birds have been recorded. Checklists evolve and the one presented here uses the standardised taxonomic

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