Tag Archives: Fakiha

Successful Conservation of Eurasian Stone Curlew at Fakiha/Ras Baalbek IBA

During the last 138 years, the rare Eurasian Stone Curlew was recorded 10 times only in Lebanon by seven birdwatchers from different countries, and in 1983, Cramp & Simmons considered this species as extinct in Lebanon. In 2016, following four years of concerted conservation effort at this IBA, chiefly in the Hima of Fakiha; eight Eurasian Stone Curlews were recorded, …

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Hima Fakiha Wildflower Guide: Get a Spring in your step while outdoors

When one thinks of Lebanon, one does not usually think of desert.  ‘A Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Hima Fakiha and the Adjoining Region’ is a text on the plants found in the semi-arid part of the country. This region has been little studied biologically, especially from a botanical point of view. The guide is designed for graduate students, …

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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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