RSPN News

August 24, 2010
Workshop in Session

Bhutan Science-Policy Dialogue on Climate Change

Workshop in Session24 August 2010 - Over50 participants including Parliamentarians, representatives from variousministries, academia, civil society organizations, practitioners, youth, andmedia attended a two day workshop on Science-Policydialogue on Climate Change at Taj Tashi in Thimphu on  19th & 20th August2010.
June 15, 2010
Dashi Benji receives award from HRH Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck

RSPN’s founder wins first Jigme Singye Wangchuck Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Award

Dashi Benji receives award from HRH Chimi Yangzom WangchuckHer Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, the Royal Patron of newly launched Bhutan Ecological Society awarded the Jigme Singye Wangchuck Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Award for Policy Leadership to Dasho Paljor J. Dorji.

Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, popularly known as Dasho Benji is the founder of Royal Society for Protection of Nature, an only non-profit pioneer environmental organization in Bhutan. The RSPN, which was founded in 1987 now supplements the Royal Government's efforts in conserving the Bhutan's flora and fauna diversity outside the protected area system.

The award is established for the first time in Bhutan with the launch of the Bhutan Ecological Society on June 5, 2010 coinciding with the World Environment Day. The Society was launched by Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) based in Lamey Gonpa in Bumthang.
June 15, 2010
Eco-bags being launched

Eco carry bags launched in Thimphu

Eco-bags being launchedThe Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) in collaboration with the Clean Bhutan Steering Committee members launched the Non plastic shopping bags with the brand "eco bags" on 12th June 2010 at the Centenary Farmers Market, Thimphu.
June 10, 2010

CBNRM project protects Tshogonpa lake

The RSPN field office in Wamrong carried out Tshognopa Lake Protection under Community Base Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) project with community participation to address the importance of water source protection.
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.