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Palestine's first natural history museum
By:Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh, Occupied Palestine
Date: Thursday, 11 April 2019, 11:01 pm

"The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge."
- Bertrand Russell

Biodiversity and hope flourish at Palestine's first natural history museum:
The museum’s vision is of a sustainable community where humans and nature
work and live together harmoniously
https://www.middleeasteye.net/discover/biodiversity-and-hope-flourish-palestines-first-natural-history-museum

Bethlehem University magazine new issue highlighted our work on the cover
and on page 9 about how we work for sustainability for people and nature in
a world heritage site:
https://issuu.com/bethlehemuniversity/docs/bethelehem_university_magazine_spri

Friends sometimes leave us and leave us in their will (in lieu of flowers
donate) https://www.frenchfunerals.com/notices/Stephen-Adams

War on Nature: How Zionist colonialism has destroyed the environment in
Palestine
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20190211-war-on-nature-how-zionist-colonialism-has-destroyed-the-environment-in-palestine/

10-Year Timeline of the Greening a Desert Project
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W69kRsC_CgQ
We have done something similar. If interested in our experiences, see this
short video https://youtu.be/BPhFLOsEIM0

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global
warming: Guterres https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/03/1035681

Plummeting insect population threaten collapse of nature
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/feb/10/plummeting-insect-numbers-threaten-collapse-of-nature

Kairos Palestine Easter message
http://kairospalestine.ps/images/Kairos_Palestine_Easter_Alert_2019.pdf

Why Activists Fail https://www.transcend.org/tms/2019/03/why-activists-fail/

My sister Sahar responds to a bigotted New york Times article
https://saharqumsiyeh.blogspot.com/2019/03/things-about-gaza-that-israel-does-not.html

Come visit us in occupied Palestine
And stay human

Mazin Qumsiyeh
A bedouin in cyberspace, a villager at home
Professor and (volunteer) Director
Palestine Museum of Natural History
Palestine Institute of Biodiversity and Sustainability
Bethlehem University
Occupied Palestine
http://qumsiyeh.org
http://palestinenature.org