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.

October 7, 2013
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A Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Gender and Energy

adb workshop 2013-bA half day Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Gender Review of National Energy Policies and Programmes in Bhutan was organized by RSPN on 1st October, 2013 in RSPN’s Auditorium, Thimphu. It is a part of ADB funded project on “Improving Gender-Inclusive Access to Clean and Renewable Energy in Bhutan”.

The project team presented the detailed project profile, understanding gender status of existing energy sector policies, strategies and practices in Bhutan with the objective in identifying good practices and lessons learned in successfully mainstreaming gender into the energy sector.