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Socotra’s Haggier Mountains and Dragon’s Blood Trees

Magical Socotra stands at a crossroads of conflict and conservation

Wed, 13/11/2019
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.
Libyan conservationists meeting with members of CEPF’s Regional Implementation team and RSCN in Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan © Sharif Jbour

Capacity Building in Nature Conservation for Civil-Society Organisations in Libya

Sun, 03/11/2019

Located in the north of Africa, Libya extends from the Med

Byblos is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Conserving Rare Plants in Byblos Lebanon

Fri, 01/11/2019

As a witness to one of the primary examples of urban organ

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.