NEWS

December 7, 2009
Crane named

The crane Gangtep returns to Phobjikha valley

Crane named
Crane named "Gangtep"
Picture: Jigme Tshering, RSPN
December 8 2009 - The crane named Gangtep returns to Phobjikha from its summer habitat on 13th November 2009. This crane along with its juvenile named Phobjib was captured and attached with coloured leg bands and a Platform Telemetry Transmitter (PTT) on 1st January 2006. The PTT and coloured bands were attached mainly to study the trans-boundary movement of the Black-necked cranes that winters in Bhutan.
December 3, 2009

5th South Asia Research Workshop

ANNOUNCEMENT December 3 2009 – The 5th South Asia Research Workshop with the theme, "Globalization of governance: implications for water management in South Asia" will be […]
November 26, 2009

Memorandum of Understanding between saciWATERs and RSPN

November 26 2009 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Executive Director, Royal Society for Protection of Nature and the Executive Director, The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (saciWATERs) on 25th November 2009 in the RSPN conference hall.

November 25, 2009
Explore Phobjikha - A travel Guide

Ecotourism travel guide, “Explore Phobjikha” launched

During the 11th annual Black-necked Crane festival this year in Phobjikha, RSPN launched the book "Explore Phobjikha". The ecotourism travel book for Phobjikha developed with support […]
November 24, 2009
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11th Black-necked Crane Festival Celebrated

bnc-fest-09.pngWith the arrival of cranes, the people of Phobjikha once again celebrated the 11th annual Black-necked Crane festival on 12th November 2009.  Apart from the large crowd this year, over 130 Black-necked cranes graced the valley at the time of the festival, the highest number to arrive at this time.


November 3, 2009

Clean Bhutan Day 2009 Gallery

November 4, 2009 – While we compile reports on Clean Bhutan Day 2009 from various parts of the country, we are pleased to share the images […]
October 30, 2009
Clean Bhutan Day 2009 Report

Clean Bhutan Day 2009 Report

ANNOUNCEMENT What did you do on Clean Bhutan Day 2009? Be proud to report your achievements by clicking the flashing button now!
October 29, 2009
Black-necked Crane

Black-necked Cranes arrive in Phobjikha

Black-necked Crane

Black-necked Crane (file photo)
29 october 2009 - The first group of black-necked crane, comprising two adults and a juvenile arrived in Phobjikha today at around 3:10 PM. It was on the same date (October 29, 2008) that RSPN recorded the first arrival of cranes in 2008.
October 29, 2009
Clean Bhutan

Clean Bhutan Day 2009

Clean BhutanANNOUNCEMENT October 29, 2009 - Clean Bhutan Day was initiated in 2008 prior to Coronation and Centenary Celebrations with the approval from the Royal Government of Bhutan.

This year, Clean Bhutan Day will be observed throughout the country on Sunday 1st November. The Royal Society for Protection of Nature urges every citizen and residents of Bhutan to participate in contributing to ‘CLEAN BHUTAN':


October 27, 2009
Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

26 October 2009 – The Royal Society for Protection of Nature , in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) and National Environment Commission organised […]