RSPN News

January 25, 2010
Leopard

Common Leopard: An Elusive Black-necked Crane Predator

Leopard
The Royal Society for Protection of Nature has identified one of the elusive predators of the Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollos) as the common leopard (Panthera pardus) in Phobjikha valley. With support from the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, nine camera traps were set up around the crane roosting areas. One of the cameras captured a leopard sometime between 4th and 10th January 2010. 
January 8, 2010

Conference of Parties (COP15) in Copenhangen

Over 192 countries and 125 heads of the state participated in the Fifteenth Conference of Parties (COP 15) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark from December 7-18, 2009.
December 30, 2009
Tashi Delek!

Happy New Year 2010

The Board of Trustees, Members and Staff of RSPN would like to wish you Happiness and Wellbeing. Happy New Year 2010!
December 22, 2009
17 December 2009 cleanup in Phobjikha

Mass Cleaning Campaign in Phobjikha

17 December 2009 cleanup in PhobjikhaOn 17th December 2009, the communities, schools, government sectors and the hotels of Phobjikha valley celebrated the national day with a mass cleanup campaign of the valley.
December 9, 2009

COP15: Updated News and Events

ANNOUNCEMENT: RSPN is pleased to share daily updated news and events on 15th UN Climate Change Conference which is underway in Copenhagen in Denmark. You can […]
December 7, 2009
Crane named

The crane Gangtep returns to Phobjikha valley

Crane named
Crane named "Gangtep"
Picture: Jigme Tshering, RSPN
December 8 2009 - The crane named Gangtep returns to Phobjikha from its summer habitat on 13th November 2009. This crane along with its juvenile named Phobjib was captured and attached with coloured leg bands and a Platform Telemetry Transmitter (PTT) on 1st January 2006. The PTT and coloured bands were attached mainly to study the trans-boundary movement of the Black-necked cranes that winters in Bhutan.