RSPN News

August 5, 2011
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Book titled, “The Critically Endangered White-bellied Heron” launched

wbh_book_launchDasho Sangay Thinley officially launched the book29 July 2011, Thimphu: RSPN’s Chairman, Dasho Sangay Thinley (Rtd.) officially launched the book titled “The Critically Endangered White-Bellied Heron” on the occasion of the Global Tiger Day organised jointly by Wildlife Conservation Division and WWF Bhutan program office.  The book is a result of initiative taken by RSPN and the Research Team of RSPN. The book provides an overview of the white-bellied heron population, distribution and status in the country.

July 27, 2011
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Experts discuss food security

food_security_delhiNew Delhi, India: Underscoring the urgent need for a strong regional collaboration to ensure food security in the face of climate change, delegates from the four countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal said the impact of climate change in the Eastern Himalayas cannot be undermined.

In a two-day expert group meeting held in New Delhi, India, the participants agreed that a clear policy on food security and climate change must be introduced and implemented in the region.

July 18, 2011

Forest Policies from six countries shortlisted for Future Policy Award

Top candidates found in Bhutan, The Gambia, Nepal, Rwanda, Switzerland and the USA New York / Montreal / Hamburg / Rome, 5 July 2011 – Policies […]
July 18, 2011

Bhutan’s forestry policy short-listed

Bhutan’s forestry policy has been short-listed, with six others, for the Future Policy Award, which celebrates the most inspiring, innovative and influential forest policies worldwide.

The award is granted by the World Future Council, an international policy research organisation that provides decision makers with policy solutions.
July 7, 2011
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White-bellied heron chick is 60-days old.

White-bellied Heron chick in its flight pen house. Picture taken on July 2, 2011 when it was 52 days old. Juy 7, 2011 – Today it […]
July 7, 2011
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Helping RSPN Save the White-bellied Heron

donn_debbDonald J. Sterner and Debra Keiko Marlow of the San Diego Zoo Safari ParkJuly 7, 2011 - For more than 30 years, Donald J. Sterner and Debra Keiko Marlow of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have worked around the world to help save endangered birds. With an estimated global population of only about 200, the critically endangered White-bellied Herons need a lot of help to survive.