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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Luc Hoffman Hima Home: The Journey from West to East

It is not only birds that migrate, but so can our thoughts in search of fertile lands where they become productive and fruitful for future generations. This is the case of Luc Hoffman, whose passionate ideas about the environment and birds led him to secure a wonderful

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20 common birds and their songs for beginners

  20 Common European Birds and their songs. In order of appearance: 1. European Robin 2. European Goldfinch 3. Blackbird 4. House Sparrow 5. Chaffinch 6. Great Tit 7. Blue Tit 8. Song Thrush 9. Nightingale 10.Blackcap 11. Willow Warbler 12. Chiffchaff 13. Common

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Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Headaches?

A great spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) on a tree. Unlike the human brain, the woodpecker’s brain is tightly confined by muscles in the skull and a compressible bone. This keeps the woodpecker brain from jiggling around when the bird is stabbing away at a tree trunk.

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