RSPN News

October 29, 2009
Black-necked Crane

Black-necked Cranes arrive in Phobjikha

Black-necked Crane

Black-necked Crane (file photo)
29 october 2009 - The first group of black-necked crane, comprising two adults and a juvenile arrived in Phobjikha today at around 3:10 PM. It was on the same date (October 29, 2008) that RSPN recorded the first arrival of cranes in 2008.
October 29, 2009
Clean Bhutan

Clean Bhutan Day 2009

Clean BhutanANNOUNCEMENT October 29, 2009 - Clean Bhutan Day was initiated in 2008 prior to Coronation and Centenary Celebrations with the approval from the Royal Government of Bhutan.

This year, Clean Bhutan Day will be observed throughout the country on Sunday 1st November. The Royal Society for Protection of Nature urges every citizen and residents of Bhutan to participate in contributing to ‘CLEAN BHUTAN':


October 27, 2009
Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

26 October 2009 – The Royal Society for Protection of Nature , in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) and National Environment Commission organised […]
October 27, 2009

Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

The Royal Society for Protection of Nature in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia organised one-day sensitisation workshop on Climate Change involving various stakeholders. {gallery}cc-wrokshop-26-oct-2009{/gallery}
October 27, 2009

Tentative Program for 11th Black-necked Crane Festival

ANNOUNCEMENT
Date: 12th November 2009
Venue:
Gangtey Goenpa
Organized by:
Phobjikha Environment Management Committee (PEMC)

09:00A.M.        Arrival of guests
09:30 A.M.       Reception of Chief Guest
09:45 A.M.       Marchang Ceremony
10:00 A.M.       Opening speech by the PEMC Chairman
10:15 A.M.       Speech by Chief Guest
10:30A.M.        Cultural Programme
01:00 P.M.       Lunch
01:45 P.M.       Cultural Program

September 29, 2009

Buy Back System to manage waste

The burgeoning garbage problem needs both immediate and long term solutions

29 September, 2009 - In an effort to curb the mounting garbage problem and complement the segregation of solid waste at source, an introduction of a “buy back system” (BBS) for manufacturers and dealers of local products will be proposed to the government.