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13 November 2015: RSPN is pleased to announce long awaited results of art competition organized among students on Black-necked Crane and White-bellied Heron conservation themes. It was organized to commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck.
We congratulate all the winners and want to thank all participants who took part in this competition. We have compiled all entries and may publish on our website and other publications.
Please refer the tables below with detailed scores from the panel of judges.
November 6, 2015: Finally after a long long long wait, the Black-necked Cranes arrived in Gangteng-Phobji valley in Wangduephodrang, its largest non-breeding habitat in Bhutan.
Having access to sanitation is a basic human right, yet almost a third of the world’s population suffer on a daily basis from a lack of access to a clean and functioning toilet (as per one of the case studies). Without proper toilets, untreated human waste can impact the whole community, affecting many aspects of daily life and ultimately posing a serious risk to health.
The purpose of the film show is to raise public awareness and at the same time to inspire personal responsibility among our people in the conservation of the kingdom’s natural environment.
The festival includes the launch of newly produced documentary film on Black-necked Cranes by ARD German TV titled "Bhutan - Birds of Heaven", directed by Christian Herrmann and Udo A. Zimmermann.
The RSPN and the conservation partners of Bhutan would like to dedicate the film festival to the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, to show our gratitude for his leadership and contributions to the conservation of our natural heritage. The program was funded by WWF Bhutan Program Office.