Responsible Hunting

INTERNATIONAL TEAM WITNESS MASSACRE OF PROTECTED BIRDS IN LEBANON

Over the last week the international team of ‘Bird Guards’ (1) from the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) and Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) witnessed the shooting down of over 70 protected birds of prey and discovered 25 dead protected birds on Mount Lebanon near Beirut. An injured Marsh Harrier shot on the wing was also …

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Responsible Hunting practice in Lebanon is to be put to the test this 15 September

Words: Assad Serhal Photo credits: Afonso Rocha “From Portugal , the nesting white storks .You can see them everywhere on the Portugal Landscape , nesting on road signs , electric power towers and platforms created by farmers to attract them to their farms and fields to help them clean it from harmful rodents and other pests , and save them …

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Plan of Action to address Illegal Killing of Birds in Lebanon

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Charter to protect birds from illegal Killing, Taking and Trade

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SPNL position statement about illegal killing of birds

Arabic http://www.spnl.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Position-Statement-IKB-Ar.pdf   English http://www.spnl.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Position-Statement-IKB.pdf

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Best Hunting Practice Booklet

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Lebanon is packing the tools to sign “peace treaty” with Migratory Birds

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon, celebrated the “World Migratory Bird Day” this year, in the West Bekaa Country Club, with new visions, old hopes and genuine desire for a brand new Lebanon through providing a safe sky for the yearly migration route of the birds. The event held in collaboration with the municipality of Kherbet Kanafar, …

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#photonotbullet Wild Boar Hunters Dani Haddad Group promote responsible hunting

Wild boars herd young with parents , feeding during the day time, ss taken by one of the most known hunters of wild boar in Lebanon Dani Haddad. But only shooting this time with his camera , as recommended by spnl campaign #photonotbullet and MECRH. No hunting outside hunting season only shooting photos for wildlife and nature. Hence bringing back …

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Position Statement on Illegal Killing of Birds in Lebanon

Irresponsible and illegal killing of birds in Lebanon is thought to be one of the main factors behind the decline of many bird species in Lebanon. Read more : http://www.spnl.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Position-Statement-IKB-Ar.pdf     

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Cyprus songbird slaughter: UK Government responds to petition

Over 800,000 migratory songbirds were killed on the UK-owned military bases in Cyprus last Autumn – to fuel criminal trade for a local delicacy. With local efforts to stem the slaughter floundering, the UK Government has delivered an official response to an online petition By Alex Dale Officially, the dish is banned throughout the island of Cyprus, and has been …

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