Hima Roum

Mainly occupied by Pine forests and rocky hills, the southern Hima of Roum, located in Jezzine district, was declared in 2014. This 9.63 km2 area has a remarkable faunal diversity such as wolves, jackals, wild-boars, weasels, foxes, stone martens, bats, snakes and agamas,

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Hima Qaraoun

Being the largest freshwater body in Lebanon, the Qaraoun artificial lake is a well-documented flyway for raptors and soaring birds. More than 20,000 raptors, storks, pelicans and other soaring birds pass over the lake annually. Threats like pollution, hunting, over-grazing

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Hima Kherbet Kanafar

This Hima, announced in 2014, is an important ecological site since it repre- sents an extension for the Chouf Cedars biosphere reserve. It consists of a 3.28 km2 of rural areas that depend mainly on agriculture and grazing as their economic source of living. Being a

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Hima Munjez

Located in Akkar governorate, Munjez is known for its cultural practices especially agricultural activities. Since 2014, SPNL announced this area as a Hima to help improving the local’s productivity espe- cially that the level of education is consid- ered to be low in the

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Hima Ain Zebdeh

Ain Zebdeh is located at the eastern slopes of the Shouf Mountain, overlooking the Beqaa Valley. It is also under the main migration flyway for soaring & water birds, a bottleneck area situated in the middle of the Shouf Cedar Reserve, Ammiq wetlands, and Qaraoun Lake

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Hima El Fekha

This semi-arid land, laying on the foot of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range, has been categorized as a Hima since 2013. It constitutes a priority Key Biodiversity Area despite having a degraded natural ecosystem exposed to some extreme climatic conditions due to its

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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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Hima Andket

Andket is recognized for being the biggest village in Akkar with a widely spread forest. In addition of its historical and cultural importance being the site of several historical events that go back to the “Mamlukes Age” and the “Ottomans”, this region, especially the 0.52

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Hima Aanjar

Located in Zahle district, Hima Anjar is characterized by an interesting mixture between wetlands, woodland and agri- cultural fields. It is categorized by SPNL as an important birds and biodiversity area (IBBA) due to its environmental conditions leading to the breeding of

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Hima Kfar Zabad

  Hima Kfar Zabad was announced on 26 October 2004 to protect the site from all kinds of abuses, especially continuous hunting. The Hima area covers the whole Important Bird Area that constitutes the wetlands in addition to the agricultural lands. This area is highly

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