Rare Species Spotted off Lebanon coast

Following a month-long expedition that took place between October and November 2016 using an underwater robot, Oceana and Lebanese scientists released a video showing strange species spotted off the Lebanese coast. The video is breath-taking but all I could think of is whether these creatures evolved as part of the natural evolution or they mutated due to garbage pollution. Another friend of mine told me that they didn't need to look underwater, they just need…

Killing Stray Dogs is Wrong

This is not the first time Tripoli's municipality decides to get rid of stray dogs by killing them, and even though North Lebanon's Governor Ramzi Nohra has banned such acts, they are still taking place. The video below is being circulated online and was shared by Lebanon Debate as well, showing a dog being shot in the middle of the street. One of Tripoli's FB pages is also sharing pictures of a stray dog who's…
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Animals & Wildlife

Who’s Killing Dolphins in Tabarja?

2 months ago
APAF (Animals Pride And Freedom) shared pictures of a dead dolphin earlier today and claimed that fishermen in the Tabarja area are killing dolphins and that this is the fifth victim. I read throughout the ...
Photo Credits: Executive Magazine
Animals & Wildlife

Keeping Lions, Tigers & Other Big Cats as Exotic Pets Finally Banned in Lebanon

2 months ago
Animals Lebanon has been lobbying for years to ban the keeping of big cats such as “lions, tigers, leopards, snow leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, cougars, and any hybrid combination any of these species that results from ...
Animals & Wildlife

Beirut Municipality Drops “Dog Ban” Proposal

3 months ago
Photo Credits: Animals Lebanon Beirut Municipality has dropped its proposal to ban dogs on sidewalks in Beirut and clarified that they will put in place regulations and procedures to improve safety and public hygiene, and ...
Animals & Wildlife

Beaten Sea Turtle is Doing Better

5 months ago
Here’s a quick follow up on the giant marine turtle that was hit on the head and pulled out of the water to be used as a photo prop. The turtle’s skull is damaged but ...
Animals & Wildlife

Rare Marine Turtle Almost Killed By People Taking Selfies in South Lebanon

5 months ago
via GreenArea A sea turtle was reportedly pulled out of the water at a Rmeileh beach and people started taking selfies with it and stepping on it. To make things worse, the turtle was hit ...
Animals & Wildlife

VIDEO: Two Teenagers Torturing A Small Chick

6 months ago
via APAF ( Animals Pride And Freedom ) Young and stupid. The school should reprimand the two teenagers as well as the person filming them. I can’t believe they are scouts. Nevertheless, I am totally ...
Animals & Wildlife

Is This still Acceptable in #Beirut These Days?

7 months ago
PS: I cropped the lower part to make the picture less gruesome. There are so many wrongs in this picture that I don’t even know where to begin, whether with the fact that these poor ...
Animals & Wildlife

Four Female Sea Turtles Killed in Less than A Month in Tyre (Mansouri Beach)

7 months ago
Less than 5% of the Lebanese Coast remains clean and untouched and there are at least two turtle reserves known, both in the South (Mansouri and Kolaila beaches). Both are recognized as being protected natural ...
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