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This stunning iris is classed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List © Sharif Jbour

Palestinian conservationists overcome adversity to research rare plant

Mon, 03/08/2020
When conservationists came upon a rare flower in bloom in the North Eastern Slopes of Palestine, they were determined to secure its survival. But besides existing threats, 2020 presented a number of new and unforeseen challenges. Discover how they persevered in the face of adversity.

Egyptian government signs landmark agreement to safeguard migratory birds

Thu, 28/05/2020
This April saw a major conservation milestone for migratory birds in Egypt.
Stacie & Ghiwa working in the field © FON

How women are leading nature conservation in Lebanon

Sun, 08/03/2020
History has always shown us that there is nothing more powerful than a group of women determined to achieve a goal: especially women in conservation, who are harnessing their forces to protect nature and our future.
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

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