RSPN News

October 8, 2014

CBD COP 12 Kicks Off in Republic of Korea

Governments meet in Republic of Korea to assess progress in implementing global Strategic Plan for Biodiversity “Pyeongchang Road Map” expected to include further steps to protect […]
October 7, 2014

Inception Meeting of WASH project held in RSPN

The inception meeting with Public Health and Engineering Division (PHED), Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health was organized by RSPN on 30th September, 2014 in […]
September 5, 2014

Environmental Education and Dog sterilization program in Khotokha

Khotokha valley, located at the North of Wangduephodrang District and at an altitude of 2500 masl, is one of the important winter habitats of the endangered […]
August 8, 2014

A Field Guidebook titled “Butterflies in and around Phobjikha Valley” published

A pictorial field guidebook on “Butterflies in and around Phobjikha Valley” was published under the Conmmunity-based Sustainable Tourism Project. The booklet contains 80 species of butterflies […]
July 25, 2014
Preparation of Heap Compost

Training on Vegetable Production and Management to farmers

Preparation of Heap CompostZhemgang Field Office in collaboration with the Ngangla Gewog (block) RNR Extension Agriculture Office and Panbang Organic Vegetable Group organized six-days training on Vegetable Production and Management to members of the of three vegetable groups of Ngangla Block under Panbang sub-district from 6th till 11th July, 2014. It is a part of ADB funded project on “Improving Gender-Inclusive Access to Clean and Renewable Energy in Bhutan”. Its objectives are to train 35 farmers on basic book-keeping, organic components and pest management aiming at product improvement and income generation.

July 23, 2014
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Reforestation program at Kuensel Phodrang in Thimphu

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Despite stern legislation and public awareness program in place to curb forest fires, it is one of the major environmental problems in Bhutan causing immense threat to the rich biodiversity.

Forest fires in Bhutan have caused huge damages to biodiversity resulting in environmental degradation. In response to substantial deforestation over many years due to forest fires, an approach to sustainable forest management through reforestation activities are being implemented by the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN).