Posts Tagged: biodiversity

Dalieh Ideas Competition

Source: www.dalieh.org Dalieh is the open land located in Beirut in front of the known landmark of Sakhrit el Raouche or the Pigeon’s Rock. For decades, Dalieh had multifunctional roles: A recreational space for families, friends, lovers, children A place hosting

Dalieh Ideas Competition

Source: www.dalieh.org Dalieh is the open land located in Beirut in front of the known landmark of Sakhrit el Raouche or the Pigeon’s Rock. For decades, Dalieh had multifunctional roles: A recreational space for families, friends, lovers, children A place hosting

Mapping Biodiversity

For one of our projects in Saudi Arabia, the landscape approach proposed different ecosystems for the site dividing the area into different ecological zones. The research identified different native fauna and flora species that would be included in each ecological

Mapping Biodiversity

For one of our projects in Saudi Arabia, the landscape approach proposed different ecosystems for the site dividing the area into different ecological zones. The research identified different native fauna and flora species that would be included in each ecological

Upper Basin of Beirut River

As part of our research on Beirut River we organized a site visit in the different areas where the river flows. The visit began at Daychounieh dam located at the upper basin of the river, characterized as a peri-urban region;

Upper Basin of Beirut River

As part of our research on Beirut River we organized a site visit in the different areas where the river flows. The visit began at Daychounieh dam located at the upper basin of the river, characterized as a peri-urban region;

What is biodiversity and why is it important for the human survival?

When we started our research on Urban Biodiversity, we found it quite difficult to define the term biodiversity and explain what we are interested in specifically in this case. We hope that this post will clarify this concept. The term

What is biodiversity and why is it important for the human survival?

When we started our research on Urban Biodiversity, we found it quite difficult to define the term biodiversity and explain what we are interested in specifically in this case. We hope that this post will clarify this concept. The term

Migratory bird paths over KSA

The urban biodiversity research of tOD looks at the fauna and flora for different areas (depending on the location of the projects). For the projects in Saudi Arabia, the team looked at the existing native flora and important flyways. The

Migratory bird paths over KSA

The urban biodiversity research of tOD looks at the fauna and flora for different areas (depending on the location of the projects). For the projects in Saudi Arabia, the team looked at the existing native flora and important flyways. The

A desert within a desert

One of the largest continuous body of sand located in the Arabian Peninsula, stretching from the Yemeni border to the Arabian Gulf and from Oman to Jordan and Iraq. This xeric shrublands is a desert ecorgion characterized by a continuous

A desert within a desert

One of the largest continuous body of sand located in the Arabian Peninsula, stretching from the Yemeni border to the Arabian Gulf and from Oman to Jordan and Iraq. This xeric shrublands is a desert ecorgion characterized by a continuous

Pollination in Urban Areas

Since most of the project developed at tOD are located in urban areas, the team always looks at different solutions to improve urban biodiversity. One of the elements that we have been researching is enhancing pollination. We looked at the

Pollination in Urban Areas

Since most of the project developed at tOD are located in urban areas, the team always looks at different solutions to improve urban biodiversity. One of the elements that we have been researching is enhancing pollination. We looked at the

Biodiversity Assessment

Site biodiversity survey was conducted by a professional team from Ibsar-Nature Conservation Center for Sustainable Futures consisting of a biodiversity specialist (Machaka-Houri), an ecologist (Al-Zein), and a botanist (Yazbek) with experience in general biodiversity studies, eco-botanical surveys, floristic studies and developing conservation plans

Biodiversity Assessment

Site biodiversity survey was conducted by a professional team from Ibsar-Nature Conservation Center for Sustainable Futures consisting of a biodiversity specialist (Machaka-Houri), an ecologist (Al-Zein), and a botanist (Yazbek) with experience in general biodiversity studies, eco-botanical surveys, floristic studies and developing conservation plans