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Storks fly over Lebanon

  Storks fly over the town of Faitroun, North East of the capital Beirut, on April 3, 2016. Patrick BAZ / AFP

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News in Photos: Farmer stops traffic taking his 5,000 ducks for a walk to the local pond

A Chinese farmer caused chaos on the roads when he ducked out to feed his flock of 5,000. Hong brought streets in the eastern city of Taizhou to a standstill when, accompanied by a colleague, he took his animals to a pond. Armed with nothing but a cane, he guided his feathered friends three quarters of a mile as part of an …

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News in Photos: The Evergreen Lebanon’s Forests

Forests are one of Lebanon’s most important natural assets. They have many uses and provide a range of valuable products and benefits. They offer not only environmental protection but also income and livelihood options for forest-dependent communities. Forests provide essential services such as carbon sequestration, shade, beautification, erosion control, and soil fertility; their trees can provide essential products such as …

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News in Photos: Hima Anjar

Hima Aanjar was announced in 2008, it constitutes of wetlands, agricultural/forest lands, and the Western Anti-Lebanon Mountains. This area has a variety of important globally threatened species such as Syrian Serin bird, turtles, Common Otter, and swamp cats; in addition to its distinctive flora.

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News in Photos: Transhumance in Sghar, Batroun

Examples of fixed transhumance are found in the North Governorate of Lebanon. Some settlements, like Sghar in Batroun, are used during summer periods from beginning of June till mid-October. Inhabitants move in October to coastal towns situated at an average of 200 meters above sea level. The transhumance is motivated by agricultural activities (historically by the mulberry silkworm culture). The …

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News in Photos: A woodpecker and a whole

A woodpecker sits at an entrance to a whole on October 11, 2015 in Berlin. AFP PHOTO

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News in Photos: The Cranes Journey

Cranes fly on October 11, 2015 over Linum, Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / RALF HIRSCHBERGER.

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News in Photos: A heron holds its prey

A heron holds its prey in its beak as it flies over the Mulde river in Golzern, eastern Germany, on October 9, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DPA / JAN WOITAS tion]

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News in Photos: Anjar youth lead on the renovation of the Souk Al- Hima Atelier Garden

Through the support of the MAVA Foundation and in collaboration with the Houmantman Club Scouts group, Anjar youth lead on the renovation of the Souk ALHIMA Atelier Garden .

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News in Photos: Women Training on Business Planning

Through the support of the UN Women project implemented in Anjar with SPNL the municipality of Anjar and Anjar Armenian Red Cross, Anjar Souk AlHima atelier committee participated in a training on Business planning through the technical support of Almajmoaa organization.

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