Nature Conservation Center
All proceeds from the sale of books by the Nature Conservation Center will be spent on Biodiversity conservation efforts in Lebanon.
Important Plant Areas in Lebanon
مناطق مهمّة نباتيّاً في لبنان
M. Itani, H. Zein, R. Malti, M. Zein,
A. Kobeissy, H.
The information about important plant areas featured in this book was compiled and reviewed by scientists and experts from different universities and institutions in Lebanon. This book is a plea from Lebanese scientists to the Lebanese people. We have defined for you the areas that are important for plants and biodiversity, help us and work with us to take care of these areas: take action, stop and reverse the destruction of our natural heritage before it is too late.
Trees of Lebanon (2014)
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S. Talhouk, M. Yazbek, K. Sleem, A. Sarkissian, M. Al-Zein, and S. Abo Eid
Editor: A. Zenger
Translator: M. Makarem-Hamady
Illustrator: F. Nassereddine
Design and layout: M. Ghaibeh
Each tree in this book is presented as a local story, constructed from scientific. historical, cultural and mythical traditions. Beautiful watercolors vividly illustrate the specific features of each tree. Proceeds from the sales of this book will go to AUB-NCC's tree planting program.
The Healthy Kitchen: Recipes from Rural Lebanon (2008)
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Compiled By Malek Batal, from local communities of Arsal, Kuakh, and Batloun
A compilation of Lebanese Traditional Recipes of healthy food made from Wild Edible Plants that grow in Lebanon. This book aims to preserve cultural treasure, spread knowledge, and promote healthy lifestyles.
Plants and People: Ethnobotanical Knowledge from Lebanon
نبات و ناس
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Rami Zurayk and Salma N.Talhouk
Art by Cynthia Gharios
Photos by Khaled Sleem
This Book comes as a watershed of the Center's work on the indigenous plants of Lebanon, where teams of the center's researchers have deployed their efforts in learning about local plants and their traditional use as a basis for valorizing them.
Available for Puchase at NCC
The Nature Conservation Center at AUB has joined effort with Assalah publishing to produce interesting material for the kids that would reinforce the connection between them and nature in order to make grow their sense of responsibility towards protecting it.