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SPNL participates in the Mediterranean Consortium meeting in Greece

SPNL team has attended the Mediterranean Consortium meeting in Greece from July 27 till July 31 2015. The team consists of Assad Serhal – SPNL Director General, Shalimar Sinno- Project Manager, and Henri Bou Obeid – Chairman of Bioland (SPNL Partner) . The aim of the meeting was to discuss further the project’s phase 2 for the coming 2.5 years. …

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EID MUBARAK

Hope, Love & Laughter; Warmth, Prosperity & Joy; A fragrant bouquet filled with life; You may Enjoy! A very happy Eid – full of wonderful feasts, jubilation and happiness! The Great Crested Grebe winters in Lebanon and passes during migration throughout the country. The scientific adviser of SPNL , Dr Ghassan Ramadan Jaradi, photographed this Great Crested Grebe with its …

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Japanese Ambassador Host Dinner for Lebanese Environmental NGOs

Japanese Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Seiichi Otsuka hosted a dinner for the Lebanese NGOs working for nature conservation in Lebanon. SPNL delegation to the dinner was: SPNL President Ramzi Saidi , Director General Assad Serhal, and Hima Program  Manager Dalia Jawhary. Japan’s GGP has so far extended more than US$ 13.9 Million to Lebanon since 1996 to finance development projects implemented …

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Minister Machnouk launches NatureWatch App

The Lebanese minister of Environment Mohamad Machnouk launched NatureWatch App in a ceremony held the in the Green Hall at the Ministry of Environment’s headquarters in Beirut. NatureWatch is a new iPhone App from BirdLife International and SPNL which allows you to plan your wildlife adventures, share your experiences, and help conserve some of the best sites for wildlife in …

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Summer is here at The Garden Show

Summer is here, and with the longer, warmer days comes the desire to spend time outside, out of the city, surrounded by green. Looking to inspire in that direction is the 12th edition of The Garden Show and Spring Festival, launched Tuesday at the Beirut Hippodrome. Nestled under the shade of rare Beiruti trees, just a short walk through bright …

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R-KNOW workshop in Sharam El-Sheikh

The “Regional Knowledge Network on Systemic Approaches to Water Resources Management (R-KNOW)” project is a three year ENPI funded regional project working in five countries (Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco) where its main goal is to promote systemic approaches to integrated water resource management, throughout the region among researchers, experts, practitioners and other stakeholders with an interest in this …

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CEPF Mid-term Assessment Regional Meeting in Ulcinj

CEPF mid-term assessment of the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot has been initiated since January 2015. This involved National Assessments with 186 participants from all 11 eligible countries of the hotspot; a Stakeholder Survey in 4 languages for all stakeholders in the Med programme, receiving 116 responses. From 25- 27 May 2015 CEPF organized a Regional Meeting to verify these findings …

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Marinescape Forum in Piraeus : The Mediterranean Sea Landscape on focus

SPNL participated in the Marinescape Forum that was held in Piraeus – Greece on the 26th and 27th of May 2015. The forum was organized by Mediterranean Institute for Nature and Anthropos (Med-INA) and CIVILSCAPE in Piraeus. Speakers from various countries in Europe and the Mediterranean of different backgrounds and professional disciplines related to the marine and coastal environment were …

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SPNL participate in the Garden Show & Spring Festival

You are invited to visit SPNL Stand at The Garden Show & Spring Festival Travel Lebanon Section Stand R36 Wildflower Guide Souk Al Hima All the products produced by the targeted local communities will be marketed through ‘Souk Al Hima’ during the Garden show.Oud, Handmade Carpets, Sea Shell Accessories, Bottle Cap Accessories, Coffee Rite bags sets, Tabel, Handmade Glass, Sevaz …

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Teach children outside to save their vision, say scientists

Children should be allowed to study outside to stop them becoming short-sighted, a new study suggests.  Researchers believe that youngsters are spending so long inside for lessons that it is damaging their eyesight. In 2013  SPNL launched an educational program titled “SNOW- School with No Walls” ,which aims to raise awareness about the Hima IBAs and KBA, species and ecosystems …

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