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Strategic Environmental Assessment of Renewable Energy

SPNL , represented by the assistant director general Ms. Bassima Khatib, has participated in the national Strategic Environmental Assessment  (SEA) consultation workshop for the renewable energy sector in Lebanon that was organized on 24 October 2014 in Gefinor Rotana Hotel, Hamra. The workshop included an overview about the SEA process, analysis of alternatives of renewable energy mix, SEA framework, and …

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SPNL participate in the European Heritage Days in Paris

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) participated in the activities of the European Heritage Day in Paris on the 20th and 21st of September 2014 in the municipality building of the 9th district in Paris. This event took place in collaboration with the LPO, Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux, and the support of the UN …

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SPNL: THREE DECADES FOR NATURE AND PEOPLE

With the generous support of UN Women Fund for Gender Equality (UNW FGE) SPNL launched a special edition of SPNL Magazine celebrating the organization’s 30th anniversary.  Founding members Ramzi Kamel Saidi and  Assad Adel Serhal wrote an editorial titled ” THREE DECADES FOR NATURE AND PEOPLE”. You can Download the PDF file from this link Editorial In 1983, when the …

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Saving Migrating Birds? Socialize!

Recently SPNL launched a social media campaign to save birds during autumn migration season 2014 using the following hashtags: #Lebanon #Toyourna #Birds. The slogan of the campaign is : “Don’t kill migrating birds”. Lebanon is a hugely important country for migration as it is on one of the most important migration routes in the world.  Lebanon is part of the …

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SPNL to mark European Heritage Days in paris

The society for protection of nature in Lebanon (SPNL) will participate in the European Heritage Days which will take palce in Paris, on 20-21 September 2014. The event Titles “Cultural and Natural Heritage Days” will include a preserved animals farm, the Ecancourt farm, with rare goat species and other animals. A photographic exhibition “On the Move” proposed by The Mediterranean …

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“Happy Birday” The World Bird Migration Day in Hima Anjar –Bekaa

’Happy Birday’The World Bird Migration Day ‘Save Water for People and Nature’ As a part of its yearly celebration for the Miracle of Bird Migration, and through the generous support of the European Union and MAVA Foundation , SPNL and the municipality of Anjar in collaboration with Jabalna Festival , celebrates the Miracle of Bird Migration under the title ‘Save …

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SPNL Volunteer Feeding Migrating Cranes in USA

Ghazi Rifai, SPNL volunteer took the initiative to feed migrating cranes while refueling in his front yard, for their long journey between south and North America. “Something we should be All doing, not shooting at them like some Shooters do in Lebanon and parts of the Mediterranean”. Said Assad Serhal, SPNL Director General. Lead by ornithologist Nabil Khairallah , SPNL …

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Lebanon’s SEARCH Project Documentary

This documentary features the outputs of the “Social Ecological and Agricultural Resilience in the face of Climate Change” – SEARCH project in Lebanon. SEARCH project, is a three year regional project working with IUCN in five countries (Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon) funded by the European Union, to develop and pilot ways to aid communities in combating climate change …

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SPNL and LPO partnership for nature and people

SPNL (Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon) and LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux) agreed to strengthen bilateral partnership in addition to the global partnership in BirdLife International. LPO (Birdlife French Partner) celebrated 100 years of existence in 2012. SPNL (Birdlife Lebanese Partner) is celebrating 30 years of existence in 2014. Andrée Vérès SPNL France delegate, visited …

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The Top 9 Wildlife Apps For Your Mobile Phone

WWF Wildlife Mobile has teamed up with well-known conservationist and author of ‘Fighting for Birds’ Dr Mark Avery to bring you the top 10 wildlife apps for your smartphone: As you enjoy the wildlife with the help of your smartphone app, you’ll also be contributing to nature conservation – and it won’t cost you a penny. 1. Birdguides Butterflies of Britain and …

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