RSPN News

June 7, 2010
World Environment Day 2010

RSPN observed World Environment Day 2010 in Sarpang

World Environment Day 2010The Royal Society for Protection of Nature in collaboration with Sarpang Dzongkhag Administration observed the World Environment Day 2010 on 5th June 2010 with a call to protect environment and its biodiversity.  The main theme for this year's event was "Many Species. One Planet. One Future."
June 6, 2010
Community gathered for the event

Water source protection projects handed over to the communities

Community gathered for the event7 June 2010 - Coinciding with the World Environment Day 2010, the Executive Director of RSPN handed over two projects to the beneficiaries under Shonpangka Geog in Sarpang Dzongkhag.

June 5, 2010

World Environment Day 2010 in Phobjikha

June 6 2010 - As a commitment to this year’s World Environment Day celebration the Phobjikha Primary School, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang adopted the Nake Chhu to help protect the environment.

May 3, 2010
The Guest of Honour Lyonpo Dr. Pema Gyamtsho

Fifth Regional Research Workshop on water begins

The Guest of Honour Lyonpo Dr. Pema Gyamtsho3 May 2010 - The fifth regional research workshop on "Globalization of Governance: Implications for Management of Water in South Asia" opened today at Taj Tashi, Thimphu, Bhutan. In his keynote address, His Excellency Lyonpo Dr. Pema Gyamtsho, who graced the opening event as the Guest of Honour said that it is more timely and relevant to conduct such such regional conference on water related issues.


April 26, 2010
H.E. launching the publication

RSPN launches “Manual on Climate Change and Health”

H.E. launching the publication25 April 2010 - The Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) launched an educational manual titled, "Manual on Climate Change and Health" on 25th

His Excellency Lyonpo Zangley Dukpa, the Minister for Health graced as the Guest of Honour for the event. In his key note address to about one hundred fifteen participants from various sectors, he said that it was timely for RSPN to launch the book coinciding with the 16th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit with the theme on Climate Change.


April 16, 2010
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Awareness Program on Environment Friendly Electrification in Phobjikha

participants-phobelect17apr10.jpg17 April 2010 - As the long awaited grid electrification started in Phobjikha, RSPN and its stakeholders organized a mass awareness program for the community on 17th April 2010.  The awareness was mainly intended to sensitize the community on the significance of electrification from environmental perspective, safety measures, and also to seek community's cooperation during implementation of the work.