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Guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture released

Mon, 27/07/2015
In an effort to address threats caused by unsustainable agriculture practices and to help the agriculture sector with bird conservation, the BirdLife-led MSB project has developed a set of guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture development.

New book and mobile app to guide people’s interest in nature of Qatar

Thu, 28/05/2015
The first ever field guide book to the birds of Qatar and a mobile application - 'Qatar e-Nature' – have been produced by the Friends of the Environment Center in Qatar

International partnership aids wildlife conservation in Iraq

Thu, 19/02/2015
BirdLife's Iraqi Partner has been leading a wildlife study and education programme in Iraqi Kurdistan

Everyone’s agreed: a new grip on handling hunting in Lebanon

Tue, 10/02/2015
Awareness of hunting's negative effects needs to be improved, collectively, as hunting is a shared responsibility. Now there has been national agreement and endorsement for Responsible Hunting Areas through LEF’s CEPF-funded project.

Growing hope for plants in Lebanon

Sat, 17/05/2014
A collaborative team are on a data-collection mission to classify the extinction risk of rare and endemic Lebanese plants. Once determined, the team (funded by CEPF) can then target conservation and create Plant Micro-Reserves to protect these species.

CEPF grant to bring hunting in Lebanon under control

Thu, 20/02/2014
The Lebanese Environment Forum has received a CEPF large grant of over $180,000 to promote sustainable hunting practices in Lebanon, using a community-based approach.
This new tool will provide developers with access to information on the distribution of soaring bird species along the Rift Valley / Red Sea flyway.

New web tool to help migratory soaring birds gets lift-off

Mon, 10/02/2014
The BirdLife UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds project has launched a new web tool that will help protect migratory soaring birds along the Red Sea/Rift Valley Flyway.