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Byblos Harbour © Philip Hayward

Lebanon declares protected area in the World...

Fri, 27/05/2016
The World Heritage Site of Byblos is now officially the 17th Hima in Lebanon. The announcement took place in the municipality of Byblos with the presence of SPNL team and the municipality vice-president Ayoub Bark.

A Patagonian Jewel: Buenos Aires Plateau

Thu, 28/03/2013

Buenos Aires Plateau will become a protected area

New Protected Area in the Argentinean Puna: Campo...

Thu, 28/03/2013
The creation of the National Protected Area, ‘Campo de Piedra Pómez’, was formalised on 11

BirdLife welcomes passing of law to secure...

Fri, 03/02/2012
There is excitement at the news of the East African Legislative Assembly passing a law that could transform how transboundary ecosystems and resources are managed in East Africa.

'No Porto Fayoum' petition now online

Fri, 10/06/2011
Join in the campaign to save Lake Quaran and Gebel Qatrani in Egypt.

“Porto fayoum” tourism development planned at...

Thu, 12/05/2011
The first development in an Egyptian protected area is planned by real estate developers.

A new bird species was discovered in… Athens!

Mon, 09/05/2011
A group of birdwatchers – members of the Hellenic Ornithological Society – woke up at dawn the 1st May in order to see the new bird species for Greece: the Pallas's Warbler

Tunisian NGOs unite to tackle urgent threats to...

Wed, 09/02/2011
Following the recent political instability in Tunisia, environmental and developmental NGOs have received a number of alarming reports of aggressive attacks to staff, animals and plants at Protected Areas within the country. In the face of these threats, the NGOs met recently to unite in their action to tackle the plundering of their natural resources.

Spatial Ecology At Sea: Opportunities and...

Thu, 09/09/2010
World Seabird Conference workshop abstract by: Ben Lascelles – BirdLife International; Gary Langham – Audubon California; Rob Ronconi – Dalhousie; Jim Reid – Joint Nature Conservancy Council.

From hotspots to Protected Areas ‚Äê moving...

Thu, 09/09/2010
World Seabird Conference workshop abstract by: Ben Lascelles – BirdLife International; Gary Langham – Audubon California; Rob Ronconi – Dalhousie; Jim Reid – Joint Nature Conservancy Council.