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
For more details about our work, please contact
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Rocha Lebanon online.
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