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Wings & Waves Newsletter | August 2019

  Please welcome SPNL’s 24th Hima at Kfarmatta 30 July 2019  was an important day for SPNL welcoming Kfarmatta’s municipal council decree to declare the village as Hima. The municipal council, led by Mr. Nazir Khaddaj, was proactive in declaring part of the municipal land as Hima for sustainable use such as ecotourism, land zonation and sustainable reforestation of pine …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | July 2019

Wings & Waves Newsletter | July 2019 Lebanese Birds Captured In Ways You’ve Never Seen Before This is just a typical day in the life of Mohamed Ali Haimour, SPNL guest photographer. He uses his patience to build trust between him and the majestic birds of his homeland, Lebanon. Read more “Bahr Bala Plastic” project towards a plastic free Mediterranean …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | June 2019

Wings & Waves Newsletter | June 2019 CEPF small grants for Cultural Landscapes in Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan CEPF has just announced the call for small grants for Mediterranean cultural landscapes; eligible countries are Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan. You can find the call announcement here and the full documents here: English, French. Read more CALL FOR VOLUNTEERING COUNTERS & …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | May 2019

  Wings & Waves Newsletter | May 2019 Lebanese president Aoun launches Bird-themed postage stamps Lebanese President Michel Aoun launched three bird-themed stamps to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, and to promote the awareness campaign, he launched to protect certain migratory birds in Lebanon. The postage stamps, which were unveiled during a celebration at Baabda Palace, had drawings of migratory …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | April 2019

  Wings & Waves Newsletter | April 2019 The Mediterranean’s first environment-themed short story competition is looking for new stories The Rooted Everyday Mediterranean Short Story Prize adult competition is now open (2 April – 24 June) #MedStoryPrize Read more MEET THE JUDGES Rania Masri #Lebanon #MedStoryPrize #RootedEveryday Rania Masri PhD is a political ecologist, environmental justice activist, and the regional coordinator …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | March 2019

Wings & Waves Newsletter | March 2019 SPNL launches a new website: Butterflies and Moths of Lebanon SPNL launches new website http://butterflies.spnl.org/. An online guide to the butterflies and moths of Lebanon, butterfly gardening, and butterfly conservation. Read more What’s Growing On: A tour of SPNL Butterfly Garden and Pavilion Come and visit Lebanon’s number one butterfly garden. Our butterfly garden is located …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | January – February 2019

Wings & Waves Newsletter | January – February 2019 Please welcome SPNL’s 23rd Hima at Hammana 14 November 2018  was an important day for SPNL welcoming Hammana’s municipal council decree to declare the village as Hima. The municipal council, led by Mr. Bachir Farhat, was proactive in declaring part of the municipal land as Hima for sustainable use such as …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | November – December 2018

    Wings & Waves Newsletter | November – December 2018 SPNL Annual Report 2018: BIRDS TALK LOUDER THAN WORDS Read more Assad Serhal the Director General of SPNL (Birdlife Lebanon) Wins Midori Prize 2018 in Biodiversity Assad Serhal, the Director General of Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon – SPNL (Birdlife Lebanon), was named among the winners …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | August – September 2018

  Wings & Waves Newsletter | August – September 2018 Please welcome SPNL’s 22nd Hima at Ras el-Matn 27 July 2018  was an important day for SPNL welcoming Ras el-Matn’s municipal council decree to declare the village as Hima. The municipal council, led by Mr. Marwan Salha, was proactive in declaring part of the municipal land as Hima for sustainable use …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | July 2018

  Wings & Waves Newsletter | July 2018 Butterflies on display inside new Butterfly Haven in Hima Khorbet Kanafar SPNL’s Expert in Freshwater Aquatic Ecosystems and Herpetology has liked butterflies his whole life. This year, Husein Zorkot’s dream of opening a butterfly pavilion is coming true. Read more Mava Leaders for Nature Academy First Face-to-Face Meeting MAVA Leaders for Nature …

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