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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

snow leopard population may be thriving despite dwindling habitat

The elusive, endangered snow leopard is apparently thriving in a park in Bhutan, as seen in camera trap images released on Tuesday by World Wildlife Fund

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

women at greater risk than men in a changing environment

Women are the most likely to suffer from climate change, but they are also the most capable of creating change and adaption within their communities

wetland conservation crucial for wildlife habitat, agriculture, economics, and climate change mitigation

Bhutan celebrated the World Wetlands Day for the first time on February 2. The day was observed to undertake activities focused on increasing awareness on the benefits of wetlands, both locally and globally.

nec drafts policy to guide bhutan to stay carbon neutral

In 2009, Bhutan committed itself to remain carbon neutral for all times to come at Copenhagen in Denmark during the 15th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Monday, February 13, 2012

bhutan will present environment challenges at Rio+20

It has been 20 years since the Rio Convention and this year leaders from around the world will come together at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in May for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) also known as Rio+20.