Photos of dead sharks caught on Batroun’s shore!

dead sharks

Photos of dead sharks caught on Batroun’s shore, have gone viral on social media. sharks were killed on Sunday November 5th, 2017. Divers in Batroun Lebanon, claimed that they always encounter sharks but this type is harmless! Animals Lebanon said that they will report it to the relevant authorities, hoping that action will be taken. People…

Lebanon Is Finally Opening Up To Veganism!

Choose compassion - Lebanon Is Finally Opening Up To Veganism!

Veganism is growing rapidly around the world. The report, titled Top Trends in Prepared Foods in 2017 shows the explosion in veganism over the last 3 years. It cites a growing awareness of the impact of animal-based food consumption amongst consumers who are increasingly looking for more ethically produced and environmentally sustainable foods. Lebanese diet already has a certain…

Mass-shooting of protected Nightjars by ‘proud’ Lebanese poachers

Nightjars

Mass-shooting of protected Nightjars (Caprimulgus europaeus). Lebanese poachers have developed an insidious method to kill masses of night-migrating birds. Electronic bird callers and powerful spotlights are used to lure whole flocks down onto bare [fake] illuminated trees where they are subsequently annilihated. Despite the new hunting law being implemented since 15 September 2017, many poachers…

Beirut Cat Café Opening Soon – What’s the deal?

Beirut Cat Café

In collaboration with Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals BETA and Petriotics, the owner of Beirut Cat Café Lynn Khoury revealed that the café is set to open in Beirut Waterfront by the end of November 2017. Visitors of Beirut Cat Café will be able to spend time with cats provided by BETA and to experience these shelter cats…

2.6 million birds illegally killed in Lebanon every year according to a scientific study

2.6 million birds illegally killed in Lebanon every year.

BirdLife International and Partners have uncovered the shocking extent to which a number of species are being decimated, putting together a list of the ten countries with the highest mean number of birds illegally killed annually. The study – poignantly headlined The Killing – has been carried out and breaks down the killings, country-by-country across…

LBCC: Individuals that commit birds mass slaughter are not real hunters.

The individuals that commit these mass slaughter are not real hunters.

The 15th of September marks the official opening of the hunting season. The Lebanese Bird Conservation Coalition (LBCC) fear that the mass slaughter of many bird species, will continue as in past years. The individuals that commit mass slaughters against species of wild birds, many of which are globally at risk from extinction are not real…

Animal Protection And Welfare Law published in the Lebanese official gazette

Animal protection and welfare law approved

The Animal Protection And Welfare law 47/2017 is finally in effect after it got approved by the Ministry of Agriculture, Council of Ministers, Joint Committee of Parliament, General Assembly of Parliament, and The President and finally published in the Lebanese official gazette. After eight years of researching, drafting, revising, lobbying, Animals Lebanon who, in collaboration with the Ministry…

New Video: Mass killing of birds of prey in the Lebanon, day 3, CABS

Mass killing of birds of prey in the Lebanon, day 3, CABS

Bird Guards film raptor massacre beyond all imagination in the Lebanon. After CABS teams documented and reported the slaughter of dozens of protected birds of prey to the Lebanese authorities last week they returned to the killing fields in Aghbeh to see if the situation has improved. The opposite was the case. On Sunday September…

CABS members and Lebanese partner organisation SPNL participated in a police training course

CABS members and Lebanese partner organisation SPNL training

In Aqoura (Lebanon), CABS members and the Lebanese partner organisation SPNL (Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon)  participated in a police training course. The police officers present will monitor the compliance with the new hunting law. Among other things, CABS – Committee Against Bird Slaughter – were able to show their video about Honey Buzzard…

Massacre Of Protected Birds In Lebanon filmed by CABS Sept 2017

INTERNATIONAL TEAM WITNESS MASSACRE OF PROTECTED BIRDS IN LEBANON 7 September 2017, Lebanon. Over the last two days the international team of ‘Bird Guards’ (1) from the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) and Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) witnessed the shooting down of over 70 protected birds of prey and discovered…