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Welcome to A Rocha Lebanon

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A Rocha Lebanon was founded in 1996, its initial focus to save the Aammiq marshes from destruction. The Aammiq Wetland is Lebanon's most significant remaining natural freshwater site, one of all too few in the Middle East. This major stop-over site for migrating birds was under severe threat. Due to the work of A Rocha the reduction of its habitats has been reversed and it is now a designated Ramsar site. Beyond Aammiq, A Rocha works throughout the country, on behalf of government departments, nature reserves and international conservation bodies.

A Rocha Lebanon works in three main areas:

The A Rocha Lebanon team is led by Sossy Azarian.

For more details about our work, please contact us.

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NOTE: You can now donate to A Rocha Lebanon online.

Check-out wildlebanon.org!

wl_homeWild Lebanon is a "first of it's kind" interactive website rich in pictures and information, designed exclusively to promote Lebanese biodiversity. Available in both English and Arabic, this website features 100% Lebanese content!

Finally, a great Lebanese source is available for students, educators and nature lovers alike. Please visit:


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