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Plan to give skies back to falcons in bid to enhance biodiversity

Plan to give skies back to falcons in bid to enhance biodiversity

The Qatari Society of Al-Gannas has launched a unique initiative to release falcons of willing falconers in Qatar to nature again. The initiative aims at preserving and enhancing biodiversity and further boost the protection of the environment.

Falconry 'a source of pride and prestige for Qataris'

Falconry 'a source of pride and prestige for Qataris'

Speaking about the Katara International Hunting & Falcon Exhibition ‘S’hail’, which runs until September 24 at Katara, Farhan al-Sayed pointed out that owning a falcon and falconry “has high cultural value.”

Sutter finds good match in Vancouver

Sutter finds good match in Vancouver

When Brandon Sutter found out he was traded to the other side of North America last week, he wasn’t even on the continent.