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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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Wings & Waves Newsletter | June 2018

    Wings & Waves Newsletter | June 2018 Assad Serhal Nominated for MIDORI Prize by Birdlife International The Director General of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon or SPNL, Assad Serhal, was nominated for the Midori Prize for his work to advance nature conservation within his homeland of Lebanon, working tirelessly for pragmatic win-win solutions that are equally …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | May 2018

  Afaf Osseiran elected new SPNL president All of the 12 nominees listed in SPNL’s nomination Circular were elected by acclamation. Read more The New president of SPNL is Ms. Afaf Osseiran, wife of the late president Ramzi El Saidi. She will be the first woman that will lead SPNL SPNL First Lodge and Hima Farm at Tyre Since the …

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Wings & Waves Newsletter | March – April 2018

SPNL’s Wing & Waves Newsletter | January – February 2018 No Images? Click here Ramzi El Saidi: A Lebanese hero of nature conservation Ramzi Saidi, SPNL’s president has passed away on Wednesday 28th of March 2018, in Lebanon. We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to this man of few words, decisive action and unswerving commitment and his love for art and …

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