RSPN News

February 18, 2011
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Understanding the impact of Climate Change on Water Resources of Bhutan

sacI-waters_paro_2011With an objective to mitigate the impacts of climate change on water resources in the mountain ecosystem, three-day workshop (February 9-11) was held at Paro.

Presentations on measures to fight such impacts were made by the participants from India and Nepal, which were relevant to Bhutan. Besides, participants were also briefed on the intact water scenario in the country and the policies executed.

February 1, 2011
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Happy Losar 2011!

{slide=Click here to view Losar Card|green|closed} {/slides} The Board of Directors, Members and Staff of Royal Society for Protection of Nature wish you Happiness and Wellbeing! […]
January 31, 2011

Phobjibs initiate waste management

January 31, 2011 - Villagers of the little Phobjikha valley have been setting examples for quite some time. The small community in the glacial valley, which is the home to the endangered black-necked cranes live in harmony with nature, sacrificed developments for long to preserve the environment and is a favourite tourist destination.

January 25, 2011

Bhutanese conservation society among MacArthur winners

Friday, January 21, 2011 - Pamela King, E&E reporter

An environmental group in Bhutan is among the recipients of the 2010 Award for Creative and Effective Institutions by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

The Royal Society for Protection of Nature, along with the Chicago-based Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law and 10 other nonprofits with budgets under $5 million received funds ranging from $350,000 to $1 million from the foundation.

January 23, 2011

RSPN staff trains with Teton Science Schools in Environmental Education

RSPN’s Environmental Education and Advocacy Program Coordinator, Ugyen Lhendup, is one of eight Bhutanese teachers participating in a unique educational exchange program based in Jackson Hole Wyoming, USA.  

January 22, 2011

Bhutan’s only environmental NGO wins US$ 350,000 award

RSPN joins eleven other organizations in receiving the prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions (MACEI)

The Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) of Bhutan is among the 11 non-profit organizations which were declared the winners of the 2010 MacArthur Foundation grants for its conservation works in the country.