RSPN News

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.

September 22, 2009
Dzongda awards certificates

Moshi Community Forest Certificate Award Day

Dzongda awards certificatesAs a part of the community-based natural resource management, RSPN has supported community forests in Moshi under Lumang Geog (block), Wamrong, Trashigang. On 15 September, 2009, the Trashigang Dzongkhag, Wamrong Dungkhag, Lumang Geog and RSPN Field Office in Womrong jointly organized the Certificate Award event for the community forest in Moshi. The Trashigang Dasho Dzongda was invited as the chief guest to honor the certificate to the members of the Kosphu Phendey Community Forest.  Along with the Dzongkhag and Dungkhag officials, about 250 people from the villages of Moshi, Kosphu, Wagkhar and Tshogonpa/Khaimanma attended the event.
September 16, 2009

Commemorating World Ozone Day – 2009

16 september 2009 - The Ozone Day was observed in the morning of 16th September 2009 in the swimming pool complex in Thimphu, Bhutan. Organized by the National environment Commission Secretariat, the Chief Guest H.E. Tengye Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk stressed on the importance of saving ozone layer and making it a safer place for all plants and animals. The ozone layer which is important protective layer that prevents the earth surface from the harmful UV rays of the sun is being depleted mainly by CFC gases used in refrigerators, air conditioners and industries that produce foams.

November 4, 2007

Black-necked Cranes arrive in Phobjikha

5 November, 2007
NEWS The first group of black-necked crane comprising a family of four arrived at their winter habitat, Phobjikha in Wangdi Phodrang on Sunday, November 4 at around 1:30 PM. According to the crane information centre in Phobjikha, the group consists of two adult cranes and two juveniles.