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Poland and Lebanon are joining hands to protect migratory soaring birds

Mr. Assad Serhal, SPNL Director General, and Mr. Andre Bechara SPNL Board member met today with the Polish Ambassador to Lebanon Przemyslaw Niesiolowski, to coordinate projects and activities for storks and soaring birds and reforestation at Hima in Lebanon and mainstreaming conservation to productive sectors especially tourism. Mr. Serhal handed Ambassador Niesiolowski a letter of support from Birdlife Poland. Dr …

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Experts join forces for profitable and bird friendly agriculture development

Agriculture is one of the most productive sectors in the Rift Valley / Red Sea flyway region, serving as the economic backbone of many countries who are still struggling to catapult themselves from poverty and achieve food security for their rising populations. However, agriculture also poses serious threats to migratory soaring birds, notably agrochemical poisoning due to improper usage of …

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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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News in Photos: White Storks leave Germany already for the south

    A group of White Storks gather on a field in Hessen, southwestern Germany on September 2, 2013. Some migratory birds leave Germany already for the south. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / DPA / BORIS ROESSLER

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Capacity Building Workshop in Jordan within the Migratory Soaring Birds Project

A capacity development workshop was organized in Jordan from 18-21 August 2013.The workshop included representatives from BirdLife partners from different countries along the rift valley flyway such as: Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Yemen, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Sudan. The purpose of the workshop is to help project partners apprehend the relevance of capacity development to the Migratory Soaring …

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National Workshop on Wind Energy Development and Soaring Birds

The Ministry of Energy and Water, and The Ministry of Environment, in cooperation with the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation,the UNDP CEDRO Project, BirdLife International and SPNL have cooperated towards the organization of a national workshop on wind energy development and migratory soaring bird on Monday 8 April 2013. SPNL contribution to the workshop concentrated on highlighting the importance of …

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