RSPN News

November 29, 2010
Black-necked cranes in Gelephu

Black-necked cranes in Gelephu

Black-necked cranes in Gelephu
Black-necked cranes in Gelephu (Photo: Tshewang Norbu, RSPN)

For the first time in the known history of RSPN, a family of Black-necked cranes, (2 adults and 2 juveniles) have been sighted in Gelephu, Sarpang Dzongkhag (district).

November 2, 2010

Program for 12th Black-necked Crane Festival, 2010

Date: 11th November 2010
Venue:
Gangtey Goenpa
Organized by:
Phobjikha Environment Management Committee (PEMC)

09:30 A.M.      Arrival of guests
09:45 A.M.      Reception of Chief guest
10:00 A.M.      Marchang Ceremony
10:15 A.M.      Opening speech by the PEMC Chairman
10:30 A.M.      Speech by the Chief Guest
10:45 A.M.      Cultural Programme
01:00 P.M.      Lunch
02:00 P.M.      Cultural Program
05:00 P.M.      Preview of Documentary on Phobjikha Conservation Area, an Ecological Refuge


November 2, 2010

Black-necked Cranes arrive in Phobjikha

 2 November 2010 - The first group of black-necked cranes, comprising two adults and two juveniles arrived in Phobjikha today at around 1:25 PM.

October 8, 2010
Certificates being handed over to the Community leaders

Five CFs handed over to the communities of Gangtey Geog

Certificates being handed over to the Community leadersWith the additional approval of five more Community Forests (CFs), a total of seven CFs have been established and handed over to the community of Gangtey geog (block). The local communities of respective regions in the Geog will manage and operate the CFs.

The objective of the establishment of a community forests is to engage community participation in the sustainable use of forest resources and ultimately improve the livelihood of the community.

October 4, 2010
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United Nations Climate Change Conference in Tianjin, China


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4 October 2010 - The United Nations Climate ChangeConference in Tianjin started this morning with the opening remarks by His ExcellencyMr. Huang Xingguo, Mayor of Tianjin Municipal Government, His Excellency Mr.Dai Bingguo, State Councillor of the People's Republic of China and Ms.Christiana Figueres, ExecutiveSecretary of the UNFCCC.

October 1, 2010

RSPN registered under CSOA

{gallery}CSO-certificate{/gallery} Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the picture. 1 October 2010 – The Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) is now registered under the […]