January 14, 2014

Norlha supports RSPN program

RSPN received fund from Norlha, a Swiss based non-profit NGO, to pilot sustainable and organic agriculture in Wamrong and Thrimshing in Tashigang District. The one year (October 2013-September 2014) project will benefit at least 40 households in the villages of Moshi and Khaimanma in Lumang Gewog in Wamrong and Passaphu and Madhuwa in Kangpara Gewog. The project is intended towards fostering environmentally, socially and economically sound food production by promoting alternative option to chemical farming and slope agriculture. 

January 14, 2014

Annual Black-necked Crane Count for Bhutan

The Royal Society for Protection of Nature is pleased to inform that the annual Black-necked Crane (BNC) count for Bhutan (in all BNC habitat) will be conducted on 17th of January 2014. The coordinated count will start at 0600 hours.

January 13, 2014

RSPN members involved in cleaning campaign

A half day membership activity of cleaning the roadsides to Buddha Point was organized in collaboration with Kuensel Phodrang Park Management under Nature Recreation and Eco-tourism […]
December 24, 2013

Conference on South Asian Parliamentarians and Policymaker’s at Work: Putting Climate Adaptation, Food Security, and Population Dynamics Back in the Agenda

UntitledA three day conference titled “ South Asian Parliamentarians and Policymaker’s at Work: Putting Climate Adaptation, Food Security, Population Dynamics Back in the Agenda” was held in Islamabad from 16 to 18th December 2013.

With climate change as a cross cutting icon, it is pertinent to strengthen national and local actions on climate change and create linkages to form a regional climate change policies through regional cooperation.

December 10, 2013
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Two Cranes spotted in Minjay Gewog, Lhuntse

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Two adult Black-necked cranes were spotted in Minjay Geog in Lhuntse on December 9, 2013.

December 9, 2013
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15th Crane Festival in Phobjikha

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The 15th Annual Black-necked Crane festival was celebrated in the courtyard of the magnificent Gangtey Gonpa, in Phobjikha on 11thNovember 2013 coinciding with the 56th Birth Anniversary of His majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan.

November 14, 2013

COP 19 kicks off in Warsaw, Poland


Picture courtesy: IISD

The 2013 Climate Change Conference is held in Warsaw, Poland, from 11 November and will continue until 22 November.

This Conference includes the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 9).

October 22, 2013

Two adult Black-necked Cranes arrived in Phobjikha

22 October 2013 – At around 2PM BST today, two adult black-necked cranes arrived in Phobjikha, one of the wintering habitats in Bhutan. Last year, the […]
October 8, 2013
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Biking in Phobjikha

cbst bike train2Biking tourism is another CBST product available in Phobjikha. With support from the Austrian Coordination Office (ACO) and the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO), Seven Mountain bikes and accessories were provided to the new CBST Group in Phobjikha

October 8, 2013
Ms. Jigme Choden, College of Natural Resources receiving the 1st prize

Youth and Environmental Conservation

Ms. Jigme Choden, College of Natural Resources receiving the 1st prizeA five day national youth forum on  “Empowering youth for climate change research in Bhutan” was conducted from 1st – 5th October 2013. Students from about seven higher learning institutions in the country took part in the forum which was  hosted by  Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang.