Story | 19 May, 2020
Lebanon, in the throes of a banking, monetary and financial crisis, is looking for a ray of light at the bottom of the sea. In February, it began exploring potential oil and gas deposits beneath the seafloor. But given the complex web of geostrategic interests, among other issues, ensuring the…
Story | 23 Oct, 2019
The entirety of protected area management and governance has been available in one book since the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney. The Spanish version of this publication, 'Protected Area Governance and Management’, was launched in Lima, on 15 October 2019, at the third Latin American…
Story | 04 Mar, 2019
IUCN ROWA new marine project in Lebanon, thanks to the generous contribution of 9 million NOK from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beirut.
Story | 23 Apr, 2018
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, accounting for a quarter of the remaining cedar forest in Lebanon, was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in July 2005. Covering approximately 50,000 hectares - or 5% of the total area of Lebanon, the legendary cedar is still revered and remains prominent in…
Story | 05 Oct, 2017
Rapid market opportunity and value chain analysis for fisheries sector in Tyre - Lebanon infographics
Story | 26 Apr, 2017
Following the first analysis of the deep sea expedition in unexplored areas of the Lebanese coast, the Deep-Sea Lebanon project has held on April 27th, 2017, the first workshop to discuss with relevant national stakeholders the feasibility of creating deep sea MPAs in Lebanon. .
Story | 31 Jan, 2017
A workshop on the Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) was organized for the first time in Lebanon on January 20th, 2017. The aim of this meeting was to provide a short training on the RLE methodology and to evaluate the feasibility to conduct a Red List of forest ecosystems assessment in Lebanon in…
Story | 28 Nov, 2016
After a one month deep sea expedition in unexplored areas of the Mediterranean, scientists have found over 200 species, including new records that have only been previously reported in the Atlantic Ocean and in polar regions.