ASSESSMENT OF WETLANDS TO BE RESTORED IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

For decades, many wetlands in the Mediterranean have been degraded or destroyed, so action is urgently needed to restore them. With the aim of identifying wetlands that are being restored or that need to be restored in the Mediterranean countries, WWF Spain, in collaboration

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Photographing birds is a challenge and a big fun

By Elie Louis Khalil I would like to share my story and experience with you. I am a retired architect and amateur photographer mainly landscape and macro photography. I am fond of nature and hiking. By chance I was invited to Hima Hammana by Chadi Saad on 17-sep-2020 while

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CEPF seeking Proposals for Small Grants from NGOs in Lebanon

CEPF and BirdLife International, as regional implementation team (RIT) for the hotspot, are inviting proposals in the form of letters of inquiry (LOIs) for small grants from nongovernmental organizations in Lebanon. The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a joint

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Second training on how to compost farm animal manure

As part of a micro-project funded by TDV, AFD, and FFEM, SPNL organized a training session for farmers on how to compost farm animal manure to kill weed seeds and pathogens so that the resulting compost can be used safely as a natural soil amendment to grow crops in a

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OSME’s first online Summer Meeting – save the date!

Saturday 15th August: 10.30-12.45 (BST) One of the few positive things to come out of the global coronavirus pandemic is the rise of online webinars, meetings and conferences. Whether these will totally replace the face-to-face meetings that many of us are used to remains to

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Why we desperately need space for nature on farms

By Jeremy Herry The single, most dramatic cause for the loss of biodiversity, species and natural habitats in Europe is intensive agriculture. To save wildlife, we desperately need space for nature on farms. And to achieve that, the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy

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