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The Mediterranean Consortium congratulated by the MAVA Foundation

Our ‘Supporting Cultural Practices in the Mediterranean Basin’ project has been highlighted in the MAVA Foundations 2014 annual report. Nature and culture are inextricably linked in the Mediterranean, which is why, in 2012, a number of organisations led by DiversEarth, joined forces in the Mediterranean Consortium for Nature & Culture1 to examine the different ways in which cultural practices benefit …

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One tenth of bird species flying under the conservation radar

More than 350 newly recognised bird species have been assessed by BirdLife International for the first time on behalf of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Worryingly, more than 25% of these newly recognised birds have been listed as threatened on The IUCN Red List – compared with 13% of all birds – making them urgent priorities for conservation …

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Wings & Waves – SPNL’s Newsletter March 2014

Web Version   |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Contact Us Wings & Waves – SPNL’s Newsletter Issue March 2014 CEPF grant to bring hunting in Lebanon under control The Lebanese Environment Forum has received a CEPF large grant of over $180,000 to promote sustainable hunting practices in Lebanon, using a community-based approach. The project will complement other work by the BirdLife International/UNDP-GEF …

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day

February 2nd marks World Wetlands Day, the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea (the so-called Ramsar Convention). This year the focus is on Wetlands & Agriculture: Partners for Growth, placing a focus on the need for the wetland and agricultural sectors (and the water sector) to …

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SPNL Publications Calendar: 2014

  SPNL has been producing guides, manuals and action plans in several environmental themes for over 30 years. Our guidance is written by experts who have interpreted changes to legislation so that the resulting publications will support you in your daily role. We are standard setters and our thought leadership is helping to transform organizations both in Lebanon and around …

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