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Jordan hosts workshop on Assessment of Ecosystem Services

SPNL participated in a workshop on Assessment of Ecosystem Services in Jordan organizedby IUCN regional office in Amman within the MAVA funded project “Nurturing NGO Capacity to Engage in Biodiversity Conservation in the Eastern Mediterranean”. Participants at the workshop were from several NGOs in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Palestine. In a world of urban sprawl, industrial revolution, and technological development, …

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SPNL Secures a New Project on Water Resources Management

SPNL attended an Inception workshop on the 9th and 10th of June that was held in Rabat, Morocco for the launching of a new project “Regional Knowledge Network on Systemic Approaches to Water Resources Management” funded by the European Union. It is a three year regional project led by IUCN working in five countries (Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco) …

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SPNL records tremendous participation in BirdLife World Congress in Ottawa

The 2013 BirdLife International World Congress marks two major anniversaries: the 90th anniversary of the organisation from which BirdLife evolved (making it the oldest truly international conservation organisation), and the 30th anniversary of The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL), the leading in the revival of the Hima, a traditional community-managed protected area system, in Lebanon and …

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Assad Serhal SPNL’s General Director elected in the new BirdLife Global Council

Before every BirdLife World Congress, the entire Global Partnership meets to debate and endorse strategic issues, and elect new officers, including the members of the Global Council. The following Council members were elected unanimously. BirdLife’s incoming Chairman Khaled Anis Irani is President of The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, RSCN (BirdLife Partner in Jordan). He brings a wealth …

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SPNL’s journey with BirdLife International

SPNL BirdLife   SPNL was established in 1984 under the Lebanese laws, and licensed by the Ministry of Interior under Decree No.6/AD 8/1/1986. SPNL,was representative of the International Council for Bird Preservation (ICBP), which was later changed to BirdLife International in 1994. SPNL then became BirdLife national partner in Lebanon, to protect nature, birds and biodiversity in Lebanon and to …

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New Workshop Area at SPNL Office

SPNL has recently renovated a section in its own office area as added space to be used for conducting workshops and meetings in the future. The added space will be equipped with the basic requirements for conducting workshops and lectures at SPNL. It is noteworthy to mention that this workshop area will host SPNL’s series of workshops targeting hunters and …

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SPNL Welcomes Diverse Earth Director Liza Zogib

SPNL welcomed on Monday 20 May 2013, the director of DiversEarth organization Mrs. Liza Zogib for her short visit to Lebanon. The visit focused on launching and setting solid grounds for the new project that SPNL is working on entitled “Assessing and supporting cultural conservation practices in the Mediterranean” funded by the MAVA Foundation. Moreover, the visit will help DiversEarth …

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SPNL Participates in SEARCH Project Regional Workshop

SPNL recently participated in a regional reflection workshop, held in Morocco, regarding the “Social, Ecological and Agricultural Resilience in the face of climate change in the Mediterranean Region (SEARCH) Project”. The project which is funded by the European Union, and coordinated by the IUCN, included participants from Lebanon (SPNL and Mada), Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, and Morocco, in addition to a …

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Traditional Cultures Can Show Wasteful World How to Preserve Food

Ahead of World Environment Day, UNEP Showcases Methods such as Condensing Cows, Storing Seabirds in Sealskins and Freeze-Drying Potatoes in the Open Air   From condensing the meat of whole cow to the size of a human fist, to preserving seabirds in sealskins, there are hundreds of ways in which traditional cultures can teach the wasteful developed world how to …

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Cultural Conservation Practices in the Mediterranean Basin

SPNL has recently initiated a new project supported by the MAVA Foundation under the title of “Assessing and Supporting Cultural Conservation Practices in the Mediterranean Basin”. Several Mediterranean countries are going to take part in this project, Spain, Turkey, Greece and Tunisia to name a few, and SPNL will be responsible for assessing the status of cultural conservation practices in …

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