NEWS

July 23, 2015

Report on Awareness Workshop on Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (RSAHP)

Today about 46% (BMIS 2010)1 of rural population in Bhutan do not have access to improved sanitation facilities despite having very impressive basic sanitation coverage of […]
May 4, 2015

Earth Day 2015: It’s Our Turn to Lead

2015 – Earth Day’s 45th anniversary – could be the most exciting year in environmental history. The year in which economic growth and sustainability join hands. […]
May 4, 2015

CBST Project Working Group Formed in Haa

A Community-based Sustainable Tourism (CBST) Project Working Group in Haa Dzongkhag was formed on 14th April 2015. The working group comprises representatives from the local government […]
May 4, 2015

Baseline survey report of WASH Project presented

A half-day presentation of Baseline Survey Report on WASH components of two Gewogs of Phuntshopelri and Yoeseltse in Samtse District was organized by RSPN on 13th […]
April 13, 2015

KNCF to support awareness of White-bellied Heron and Black-necked Cranes in Bhutan

The Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF), Japan, will be supporting a yearlong project for RSPN entitled “Environmental Education and conservation of critically endangered White-bellied Heron (WBH) and […]
April 13, 2015

Haa CBST project steering committee members familiarized

RSPN, in coordination with the Haa Dzongkhag Administration, organized familiarization tour for the Community-based Sustainable Tourism (CBST) project steering committee members to Haa from 24th to […]
April 13, 2015

Steering Committee for Haa CBST project formed

A steering committee was formed for the Community-based Sustainable Tourism (CBST) project in Haa on 9th March 2015 at RSPN Conference Hall in Thimphu. The committee comprise […]
April 13, 2015

Experts calls for Indo-Bhutanese collaboration for Black-necked Crane Conservation

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Experts have called for collaboration between India and Bhutan for Black-necked Crane Conservation. In order to discuss the current status and conservation measures related […]
April 8, 2015

Biodiversity richer by one more bird

The Burmese shrike adds itself to a now 693-strong Bhutanese family of feathered friends. UWICE: Bhutan is rich by one more species of bird, the Burmese shrike (Lanius […]
April 1, 2015

RSPN welcomes new Executive Director

The Royal Society for Protection of Nature formally welcomes Dr. Kinley Tenzin as the new Executive Director. The formal handing-taking ceremony was conducted today at RSPN […]