• Activities

    Contest for schools/COMMON project

    Within the framework of COMMON project, TCNR implemented on 18 October 2021 in Beit Al Mamlouk in Tyre, the contest for schools ceremony, where students presented their environmental projects created from plastic, cardboard, and waste to tackle plastic wastes and use them in a sustainable way.Projects were assessed and impressed the jury.Certificates of participation were distributed and attendees were invited…

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    Capacity building training for stakeholders

    TCNR executed the capacity building training for stakeholders: Feker w Insan presented the recycling importance and executive plan, Vamos Todos presented the need for Integrated Waste Management, especially sorting recyclables, and TCNR presented an introduction to circular economy.

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    BEach CLEAN campaign

    TCNR executed the BEach CLEAN campaign through the distribution of beach decalogue and filling questionnaires with huts’, hotels, and restaurants operators.

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    Beach litter monitoring

    TCNR executed with Fikr w Insan association the beach litter monitoring activity at TCNR conservation zone. 100 meter long of non cleaned zone was selected and waste found was collected and filled in bags.Wastes sorted, and counted at Fekr w Insane facility, and data was reported by TCNR.

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    Clean Up The Med 2021

    Tyre Coast Nature Reserve TCNR took place in the Clean Up The Med (CUTM) campaign which was executed at several locations in the South of Lebanon.TCNR beach@AlTadamonculturalsocialassociation@Inmaabaladi@@fekrwinsan@Tyresecondpublicschool@DSC@SAMGlimzi @common.eu

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    The institution

    MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE ORGANIZATIONS Several institutions form an integral part in the management of TCNR, each institution has different roles and levels of responsibility. The involved institutions and their level of involvement are stated below. The Organizations that are mainly responsible for the direct management of the site, including the preparation and the approval of the management plan are: Ministry of…

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    TCNR in brief

    Tyre Coast Nature Reserve is one of the two declared Marine Reserves in Lebanon. TCNR is recognized as the most beautiful and largest last remaining sandy beach in Lebanon with great attraction to nesting marine turtles and hosting a mosaic of coastal habitats within a diversity of ecosystems comprising a wide variety of flora and fauna species that are playing…

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    Wetlands

    As defined by the Ramsar Convention wetlands include a wide variety of habitats: Marshes, peatlands, floodplains, rivers and lakes, coastal areas, coral reefs and karst. Wetlands are transitional zones between dry and wet regions. Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rain forests and coral reefs. There are many different types of wetlands but biologically…

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    Potentail value

      The presence of diverse habitats in TCNR and multiple users dictates the high potential value of the site. The site acts as part of the income and revenues through: – Selling of certified organic farming – Ecotourism such as Bed & Breakfast – Job source such as guides, rangers, eco-guides, and small businesses Moreover, the tourism zone functions as…

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    Biodiversity

    ECOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS Ecosystem and habitats   National context: Last remaining sand dunes in Lebanon The only protected sand dunes in Lebanon   International context: Important nesting site for globally threatened sea turtles (IUCN Red List) Beach of high width and important sand dunes diversity (Riddiford, N. pers. comm., 2003) Wetland of international significance, designated as a Ramsar site number 980…

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