Miscellaneous Publications in English and Arabic

 

كتاب لبنان للطيور

Lebanon's book for birds

 The book presents information and illustrations of most common birds species that reside or migrate through Lebanon. It is a simple guide highly suitable for school children.

 طيور لبنان و الشرق الأوسط

 field guide birds

A field guide in Arabic that shows the major birds that exist in Lebanon and the Middle East.

5 Synthesis Reports on Migratory Birds Hunting in Mediterranean Third World Countries of North Africa and the Middle East

A series of reports on the status of hunting

A series of reports on the status of hunting of migratory birds in North Africa and the Middle East. It was produced as a regional output during the project “Building Capacity for Sustainable Hunting of Migratory Birds in the Mediterranean Countries of North Africa and the Middle East-SHP (2004-2007)

 Guidelines for Moving Towards Sustainable Hunting of Migratory Birds in the Mediterranean Countries of North Africa and the Middle East

Guidelines for Moving Towards Sustainable Hunting

The report aims to present guidelines to aid the national regulation of hunting of migratory birds. It was produced as a regional output during the project “Building Capacity for Sustainable Hunting of Migratory Birds in the Mediterranean Countries of North Africa and the Middle East-SHP (2004-2007)

Code of Practice for Responsible Hunting of Migratory Birds in MTC Countries

code of practice

A list of practice codes that encourage responsible hunting practices and behavior among hunters and hunting groups to supplement national legal and management systems governing the hunting of migratory birds.

The Conservation of the Marine Hima of Qolieleh Village

The Conservation of the Marine Hima of Qolieleh

The pamphlet explains the project that led to the declaration of the Qolieleh marine hima, and the assets of the area; including the description of the project itself, its objectives, and activities.

 Important Bird Areas in Lebanon

Key Sites for Biodiversity Conservation

Key Sites for Biodiversity Conservation

The booklet gives an overview of the IBA program, with key information on the process for selection of IBAs and their significance in Lebanon. The booklet also lists the IBA sites in Lebanon at that time (before 2004). The information is presented in English, Arabic, and French.

Important Bird Areas in Lebanon

Pamphlet IBAs

The pamphlet gives comprehensive information on all the sites in Lebanon that were considered to be an IBA after the end of the IBA research project in 2008. Information relating to the IBA program in general and a map of Lebanon with the location of each IBA are also presented.

 

Hima Kfar Zabad

Hima Kfar Zabad

The pamphlet presents information on Hima Kfar Zabad and its management in collaboration with the municipality, the projects that were conducted by SPNL in the Hima, as well as the proposed activities that could be practiced at the site. The pamphlet also presents a map of the Hima with legends of the zonation and proposed activities.

Hima Ebel Es-Saqi

Hima Ebel Es-Saqi book

The booklet gives a general overview on the Hima of Ebel Es-Saqi (Location, Culture, Heritage, and Architecture…). In addition, the booklet presents data on Ebel Es-Saqi as an IBA, with information on the project and its objectives, and the possible eco-touristic activities that could be practiced at the Hima.

 

 The Hima and Identification and Conservation of New Important Bird Areas in Lebanon

The Hima and Identification

The pamphlet explains the linkages between IBAs, Himas, and Site Support Groups-SSGs. It also lists all the proposed and declared IBAs in Lebanon at that time, and the proposed objectives of the IBA research project carried out by SPNL. (2004-2008).

بين السماء و الأرض

education book

 The book is an educational guide that is mainly directed to students and teachers. It aims at delivering necessary information regarding the environment. It is divided into three sections; the 1st section evolves around the principles in environmental education and awareness. The 2nd section tackles nine important areas related to the environment (water, solid waste, pollution, biodiversity…), and the 3rd and last section covers a brief description on the status of the environment in Lebanon with regards to the natural reserves, and the most important mammals and wild trees in Lebanon.

دليل حارس الغابة

 

forest guideThis guide is part of the education and awareness programme. It provides to students information and educational games on the forests, trees, plants, flowers, insects, proper ways of plantation, natural reserves in Lebanon, means to protect the natural reserves and nature as a whole, in addition to the threats that are facing the nature.

 

 Hima Aanjar

Hima Aanjar pamphlet

The pamphlet includes information about the geographical location of Aanjar, Hima definition, ecosystem and cave ecosystem definitions, water cycle, water and irrigation system in Aanjar, fauna and flora of Aanjar, history and traditional cuisine of the Armenian community, the Unesco Cultural World Heritage of Aanjar castle, the wetlands ecosystems, the important bird areas (IBAs), and the activities that can be done in Hima Aanjar. It is a promotional pamphlet for Aanjar as part of the ecotourism plan.

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