RSPN News

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.
December 3, 2009

5th South Asia Research Workshop

ANNOUNCEMENT December 3 2009 – The 5th South Asia Research Workshop with the theme, "Globalization of governance: implications for water management in South Asia" will be […]
November 26, 2009

Memorandum of Understanding between saciWATERs and RSPN

November 26 2009 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Executive Director, Royal Society for Protection of Nature and the Executive Director, The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (saciWATERs) on 25th November 2009 in the RSPN conference hall.

November 25, 2009
Explore Phobjikha - A travel Guide

Ecotourism travel guide, “Explore Phobjikha” launched

During the 11th annual Black-necked Crane festival this year in Phobjikha, RSPN launched the book "Explore Phobjikha". The ecotourism travel book for Phobjikha developed with support […]
November 24, 2009
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11th Black-necked Crane Festival Celebrated

bnc-fest-09.pngWith the arrival of cranes, the people of Phobjikha once again celebrated the 11th annual Black-necked Crane festival on 12th November 2009.  Apart from the large crowd this year, over 130 Black-necked cranes graced the valley at the time of the festival, the highest number to arrive at this time.