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Beirut hosts workshop to discuss responsible hunting areas in Lebanon

Lebanese Environment Forum (LEF) and the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) organized a workshop in Beirut to discuss the objectives of a project to promote responsible hunting practices in Lebanon through awareness campaign by LEF NGOs, and initiating a pilot model Responsible Hunting Area – RHA. LEF has received a CEPF grant to promote responsible hunting …

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A healthy and sustainable environment needed to protect human rights

“It is now beyond argument that human rights law includes obligations relating to the environment,” said the UN Independent Expert on human rights and the environment, John H. Knox, to the UN Human Rights Council. From the pollution of air and water to the unsustainable use of natural resources, environmental degradation adversely affects the enjoyment of a broad range of …

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Workshop in El Fekha on Sustainable Hunting

As part of SPNL’s efforts towards sustainable Hunting a workshop was held at Al Fekha municipality, nine hunters attended, including the Mayor of Al Fekha Municipality Mr. Antoine Al Khoury. The aim of the workshop was to inform the hunters, about the updated hunting law and its decrees related to the issuing of hunting license, violations, and penalties as well …

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Interview with Environmentalist and Magazine Owner, Adonis Khatib

After issuing two written editions and then converting it to an electronic magazine, spnl.org met with Adonis Khatib, owner of “Sayd” Magazine  to get acquainted with this shift in the magazine and on the discourse adopted in dealing with the bird hunters for the protection of nature and the environment. 1 – It’s a new and remarkable experience in the …

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Workshop for Hunting Clubs in West Bekaa Country Club

  Based on the invitation of the Ministry of Environment inLebanon and in the presence of Ms. Lara Samaha, head of Biological Diversity department in the ministry, the project manager of the UNDP Migratory Soaring birds Project Dr. Salim Hamadeh and the general director of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon-SPNL Mr. Assad Serhal, a workshop for …

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Training Sessions on the New Hunting Law at SPNL

A training session for hunters took place at SPNL’s office on Wednesday 14th of August promoting sustainable hunting practices in an attempt to conserve the birds of Lebanon. This training session serves to help the hunters recognize the game birds, increase their awareness about the necessary safety measures during hunting, enhance their knowledge about the new hunting law in Lebanon, …

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Sustainable Hunting and the Hunter’s Guide

hunter’s guide is the reference book for the hunter in order to pass the exam needed for the hunting license according to hunting law 580/2004.

Sustainable hunting is one of the main leading programs that SPNL has been working on since long time ago. It represents the environmental NGOs on the Hunting Higher Council-HHC in Lebanon, whereby a lot of achievements have been done in this field. On the local level, SPNL helped in the elaboration of draft legal decrees and decisions for the hunting …

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Game birds in the Arab world

The book describes and identifies the birds of prey that exist in the Arab world.

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