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May 3, 2010
The Guest of Honour Lyonpo Dr. Pema Gyamtsho

Fifth Regional Research Workshop on water begins

The Guest of Honour Lyonpo Dr. Pema Gyamtsho3 May 2010 - The fifth regional research workshop on "Globalization of Governance: Implications for Management of Water in South Asia" opened today at Taj Tashi, Thimphu, Bhutan. In his keynote address, His Excellency Lyonpo Dr. Pema Gyamtsho, who graced the opening event as the Guest of Honour said that it is more timely and relevant to conduct such such regional conference on water related issues.


April 26, 2010
H.E. launching the publication

RSPN launches “Manual on Climate Change and Health”

H.E. launching the publication25 April 2010 - The Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) launched an educational manual titled, "Manual on Climate Change and Health" on 25th

His Excellency Lyonpo Zangley Dukpa, the Minister for Health graced as the Guest of Honour for the event. In his key note address to about one hundred fifteen participants from various sectors, he said that it was timely for RSPN to launch the book coinciding with the 16th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit with the theme on Climate Change.


April 16, 2010
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Awareness Program on Environment Friendly Electrification in Phobjikha

participants-phobelect17apr10.jpg17 April 2010 - As the long awaited grid electrification started in Phobjikha, RSPN and its stakeholders organized a mass awareness program for the community on 17th April 2010.  The awareness was mainly intended to sensitize the community on the significance of electrification from environmental perspective, safety measures, and also to seek community's cooperation during implementation of the work.
March 23, 2010

RSPN Retreat 2010

RSPN’s Annual Retreat for 2010 was held in Paro from 10th to 14th March 2010. While we prepare a report on it, please browse our image […]
February 24, 2010
Book Launch

RSPN launched Two Publications on His Majesty’s Birth Anniversary

Book LaunchPRESS RELEASE - 21 February 2010 The Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) launched two books titled “Bhutan’s Natural Heritage: A Legacy of the Monarchs” and “Nature, Wildlife and People: Living with Nature in Phobjikha Conservation Area” on 21st February 2010, on the occasion of His Majesty’s 30th Birth anniversary.
February 9, 2010
Trainig of CF Executive Members

Training for Community Forest Executive Members

Trainig of CF Executive MembersFrom 4th-7th February 2010, RSPN in coordination with Trashigang Forestry Sector trained executive members of community forest under Kangpara and Thrimshing geogs at Lamyoung in Kangpara (administrative blocks).
February 9, 2010
Regional Climate Change Workshop Participants

Regional Workshop on Climate Change

Regional Climate Change Workshop Participants
Participants of the Workshop

The Royal Society for Protection of Nature in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) organized two days civil society workshop in Punakha. 
January 25, 2010
Leopard

Common Leopard: An Elusive Black-necked Crane Predator

Leopard
The Royal Society for Protection of Nature has identified one of the elusive predators of the Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollos) as the common leopard (Panthera pardus) in Phobjikha valley. With support from the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, nine camera traps were set up around the crane roosting areas. One of the cameras captured a leopard sometime between 4th and 10th January 2010. 
January 8, 2010

Conference of Parties (COP15) in Copenhangen

Over 192 countries and 125 heads of the state participated in the Fifteenth Conference of Parties (COP 15) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark from December 7-18, 2009.
December 30, 2009

Happy New Year 2010

The Board of Trustees, Members and Staff of RSPN would like to wish you Happiness and Wellbeing. Happy New Year 2010!