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A fisherman in the central marshlands of Iraq © Nature Iraq

The miracle of the Iraqi marshlands

Tue, 28/03/2017
Meet Azzam Alwash, the man who left a life of luxuries behind in the US to return to his native Iraq to restore his country’s historically significant wetlands.
Lesser Kestrel © Subramanya C K

Lesser Kestrel shot for preservation

Thu, 19/01/2017
In Palestine, nature-lovers are flocking to the desert to snap the Lesser Kestrel. Their pics will preserve the species for future generations – in more ways than one.
Bearded Vulture © Francesco Veronesi

Saving the vultures of Saudi Arabia

Wed, 21/12/2016
An overview of the vulture species that nest in Saudi Arabia, the threats they are facing and what BirdLife is doing to help them.
Juvenile White-crowned Wheatear, southern Iraq by: Laith Al-Obeidi

First breeding records of warblers, wheatear in Iraq

Tue, 13/12/2016
In recent years, Nature Iraq (BirdLife Partner) has recorded two breeding firsts in the country.
Iraqi Marshes - Photo credit: Laith Ali Al-Obeidi

Jellyfish species sighted for first time in Iraq

Tue, 15/11/2016

Life continues to return to Iraq’s historic marshlands – and in some cases, species tha

Navigating a sustainable path to eco-tourism in Palestine

Thu, 10/11/2016
Palestine’s first-ever eco-tourism conference which took place yesterday focus on finding ways to protect Palestine’s unique natural heritage while sustainably tapping its economic and social benefits.

Saudi authorities sound warning on illegal hunting in rented farms

Tue, 08/11/2016
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has condemned the hunting of migratory and protected birds in private farms.