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مواصلة عملية حصر الطيور المهاجرة والمستوطنة في الكويت

Mon, 23/05/2016
واصل فريق رصد وحماية الطيور بالجمعية الكويتية لحماية البيئة اليوم الاثنين ع
Mediterranean Monk Seal, Endangered © Wildlifewanderer, flickr.com

Emergency conservation for Mediterranean Monk Seal in Lebanon

Thu, 11/02/2016
Once thought locally extinct in Lebanon, immediate action was taken by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon for the conservation of this Endangered species when a pregnant female was found dead.
Iraqi students being trained at Peramagroon (Image: Richard Porter)

Darwin project puts Iraq's wildlife on the map

Fri, 05/02/2016
A three-year project in Iraq has significantly contributed to knowledge of the country's flora and fauna – including five previously unknown plant species – as well as improving the prospects for future conservation efforts in the country.
Egyptian Vulture - Sergey Dereliev

Veterinary diclofenac now completely banned in Iran

Mon, 19/10/2015
A small victory against the drug that has caused a more than 99% decline in vultures in Asia.

Key Fundraising Manual now available in Arabic

Mon, 19/10/2015
As part of a CEPF funded project in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot the fundraising guide “Institutional Fundraising for Conservation Projects” was translated to Arabic

Agreement consolidates decades of collaboration between OSME and BirdLife International

Tue, 25/08/2015
BirdLife International and the Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME) signed a memorandum of understanding during the Birdfair 2015.
Pesticide Spraying

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