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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Stop Illegal Bird Killing

Special Force Set to Stop Illegal Bird Killing Migratory birds are the most visible group of migratory species worldwide. Everybody in their daily life has seen birds coming and going with the seasons, providing a spectacular view to enjoy. However, migratory birds are

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Egyptian Vulture New LIFE

We must continue the fight for Egyptian Vulture conservation The Egyptian Vulture New LIFE project is one of the most ambitious ever vulture conservation initiatives. It is a follow up to the project The Return of the Neophron and will attempt to reverse the negative trend

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Promoting Sustainable Land-use Practices

Promoting Sustainable Land-use PracticesWe aim to support the conservation of Lebanese cultural landscapes, their biodiversity and the ecosystem services they provide to people.The main traditional practices represented by the project are: Grazing, by which high mountain

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Safe Flight for Migratory Birds

Safe Flight for Migratory Soaring Birds World’s most important corridorsLebanon is a small country, only 10.452 km2 in size, located on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean basin. Lebanon lies on one of the world’s most important corridors for migratory birds as they

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Luc Hoffmann Hima Center Birds Haven

Luc Hoffmann Hima Center Safe Haven for BirdsAn aviary gives birds a chance to act as they would in their natural environment especially that “species extinctions” are becoming a global crisis, affecting biodiversity and ecosystem services. SPNL helps at the rescue of birds

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Efficiently Compost Manure

Composting For Limiting Pollution Animal manure is rich in nutrients that make it a great organic fertilizer. At SPNL, we use cow manure to create grade A compost which our community of farmers can then use or sell. The main objective of the project is to reduce or stop the

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Butterfly Garden

Take a walk on the Bright SideSPNL Butterfly Garden in West Beqaa, is a seasonal habitat for hundreds of butterflies. Visiting a butterfly garden is an adventure every nature lover and child should experience. SPNL has created Lebanon’s first butterfly garden. Opened to the

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Experience the Miracle of Bird Migration

Experience the Miracle of Bird Migration Come and visit our bird observatory to experience life the wonder of migration. We’re passionate about the amazing birds that migrate over Lebanon. Long-Legged buzzards, Storks, Cranes, pelicans and more visit our country twice a year

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Connecting Children to Nature

Reunite children with nature SPNL educational program SNOW- School with No Walls aims to raise awareness among the young generation about the Hima IBAs and KBA, species and ecosystems An eco-friendly vision targeting children SNOW – School with no walls - is an SPNL

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