Middle East
Socotra’s Haggier Mountains and Dragon’s Blood Trees
13 Nov 2019

Magical Socotra stands at a crossroads of conflict and conservation

The jewel in the crown of Arabia’s biodiversity is under threat. Often dubbed the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean, the unique Socotra archipelago is an Important Bird & Biodiversity and UNESCO World Heritage Site of global importance for its endemic wildlife and rich ancient cultures, but action is needed before modern-day pressures change these ancient islands forever.
The rare endemic Orjen Iris (Iris orjenii) ©Mihailo Jovićević
11 Nov 2019

Protecting rare plant species on Orjen Mountain

Located within the Mediterranean basin, Orjen Mountain is considered an internationally important area – it was identified as globally important Key Biodiversity area – due to its biodiversity, especially plant species.
Libyan conservationists meeting with members of CEPF’s Regional Implementation team and RSCN in Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan © Sharif Jbour
03 Nov 2019

Capacity Building in Nature Conservation for Civil-Society Organisations

Located in the north of Africa, Libya extends from the Mediterranean coast in the north to the dry savannas and Sahara desert in the south covering an array of natural and cultural resources.
Byblos is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
01 Nov 2019

Conserving Rare Plants in Byblos Lebanon

As a witness to one of the primary examples of urban organization in the Mediterranean world & the Phoenician civilization, the charming city of Byblos “Jbeil” is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest cities in the world.
01 Nov 2019

New light for Jordan’s Plants: Mainstreaming Plant Key Biodiversity Areas

Located at the intersection of three continents with varied physical characteristics and landforms, Jordan is blessed with a rich and diverse ecosystem.

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The BirdLife Partnership in the Middle East is a network of nine national NGOs with headquarters in Amman, Jordan. We work to build conservation capacity in the region.  Read more about BirdLife Middle East

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The Partnership’s experience in working with long-standing national non-governmental organisations supports the development of newer organisations into independent, self-sustaining national NGOs. Read more about our programmes.

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Through conservation work that respects ancient traditions, the empowerment of local people in the Middle East is bringing benefits for nature and communities worldwide. Read more about our regional network.