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EDAMA Association holds Power Breakfast for Safer Flyways

Wed, 18/09/2019

In cooperation with BirdLife International and the Royal Society for the Conservation o

Workshop Against Illegal Trade in Birds of Prey: The Declaration

Wed, 11/09/2019

We, the Participants of the Workshop Against Illegal Trade in Birds of Prey That took p

Lebanese president Aoun launches Bird-themed postage stamps

Thu, 16/05/2019

Lebanese President Michel Aoun launched three bird-themed

Lebanese President Michel Aoun awards Assad Serhal Silver Lebanese Order of Merit Medal in recognition of his contributions to Environment in Lebanon

Sun, 03/02/2019
Former Minister of Environment Tariq Al Khatib honored Assad Serhal, the Director General of Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon – SPNL (Birdlife Lebanon), on behalf of President Michel Aoun for being named one of the winners of the 2018 MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity.
Blue Cheeked Bee Eater

Middle East nature fans welcome world’s first Arabic language birding app

Mon, 14/01/2019
The world’s first Arabic birding app, launched by the Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME), has been met with widespread excitement from nature enthusiasts in the region. Thousands of people have already downloaded the free app, which features pictures, descriptions of behaviour and samples of bird song.

The Middle East: sorting fact from fiction

Mon, 29/10/2018
Many misconceptions have crept into international media representations of the Middle East, making this region one of the most misunderstood in the world. Here we bust six myths with examples from our conservation work in the region.

Conservationists gather in Middle East to protect migratory birds

Mon, 14/05/2018
The first ever global summit for migratory birds brought together key players from all over the world in Abu Dhabi, UAE this April. In addition to global strategies, great progress was made in tackling threats to birds in the Middle East. Here are the main outcomes.
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Ground-breaking Arabic app brings birdwatching to a new generation

Thu, 26/04/2018

While bird lovers in the Middle East have been enjoying th

 Persian Leopard © Vasiliy Koval

From Kalashnikovs to leopards: conservation in the danger zone

Tue, 06/06/2017
Hana’s family fled to the mountains of Kurdistan to escape a brutal regime. As an adult, she returned to create a safe haven for a threatened leopard. This is her story.