Wow! We did it!! It’s time to CELEBRATE!

Today in Geneva, the UN’s Human Rights Commission adopted the resolution of the universal right to a healthy environment and it’s on its way to the UN General Assembly. There were NO naysayers, it was a ringing endorsement. It was just as the pandemic was

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Assad Serhal Awarded Honorary Membership of IUCN

Assad Serhal, the Director General of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL),and BirdLife Partner Lebanon, was awarded the IUCN Honorary Membership Award at the council meeting of the World Conservation Congress 2020, which explored, this year, the link

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Assad Serhal the pioneer hero of Himas

“The first time I held the binoculars to my eyes I fell in love with birds…” This statement sums up Mr. Assad Serhal’s passion for nature as a whole. From cofounding The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL ) in 1983 to establishing 25 Hima Protected areas

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I want to plant a tree in your honour, for free

Singer and songwriter Danny Aridi just released a new song on all platforms called “Change Me” and he’ve partnered up with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) and he want to plant a tree in your honour, for free. We want to create a positive change in

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Assad Serhal Explains.. Why Hima is Important?

In this video, Assad Serhal explains why Hima is Important? Al Hima’ which means a protected area or place is a traditional system of management of resources practiced by indigenous people in the Arabian Peninsula. This concept has been used by the Society for the Protection

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Japan and Lebanon, a story of pain, love, nature, and hope

How does Pain turn into Hope? How do two nations separated by distance and culture come together? From Spring flowers to Autumn colors, from Migratory birds to resident Mammals, there is always something interesting to look for in Japan.  Japan’s reputation that combines

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