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Meet Husein Ali Zorkot: SPNL’s Researcher & Scientific Illustrator is chasing the Butterflies of Lebanon

Husein Ali Zorkot is a field Biologist, Naturalist, Researcher and Scientific Illustrator at the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon is working on a set of upcoming guides. The colourful “Butterfly Gardening in Lebanon,” a field manual of… you guessed… butterfly gardening in Lebanon, with additional drawings and page after page descriptions of the 165 Lebanese butterflies and …

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Field guide to Butterflies of Lebanon and the Middle East Written and Illustrated by Husein Ali Zorkot

A vivid world of butterflies awaits in this first of a kind comprehensive field guide and reference work. About 560 species of butterflies found across 21 countries in the Middle East are adequately described, including 165 species in Lebanon, about 160 endemics, and 40 threatened species. This book features maps and detailed descriptions of each species, including common, scientific, and …

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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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