RSPN News

May 6, 2016

Critically Endangered White-Bellied Heron sighted in two new locations

With two new sightings of critically endangered White-bellied Heron (WBH), the current population stands at 28 individuals distributed in 13 locations in Bhutan. One individual of […]
April 22, 2016

Earth Day 2016: “Trees for the Earth”

Over the next five years, as Earth Day moves closer to its 50th anniversary, we’re calling on you to help us achieve one of our most […]
April 7, 2016

Habitat-level Awareness Program on Black-necked Cranes in Bhutan

A total of Six Black-necked Crane habitats and six Gewogs (Blocks) were covered in three Districts during the awareness program between 09-22 January 2016. In each […]
March 22, 2016

World Water Day 2016: “Water and Jobs”

Better water, better jobs 22 March 2016: Today, almost half of the world’s workers – 1.5 billion people – work in water related sectors and nearly all […]
March 14, 2016

History of Black-necked Crane Festival in Bhutan

The Annual Black-necked Crane Festival is a one-day event celebrated at Gangtey Gonpa, Gangteng-Phobji valley in Wangdurphodrang District in Central Bhutan each year on 11th November. Gangteng-Phobji […]
March 4, 2016

Black-necked Cranes migrate to their summer habitat

Black-necked Cranes (BNCs) have started migrating back to its summer habitat in Tibet, China. First observation: About 45 BNCs were seen flying on 18 February 2016. 21 […]