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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Ministry wise impact on environment Part 1 (development mandate makes mowhs the most un-green ministry)

Activities under Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) has maximum impact on the environment. Planned developmental activities carried out by the ministry accounted for the largest impact on the environment

ldcs call for a quick decision of the second period on kyoto protocol

As negotiators gather in Bonn for the latest round of talks this month, the LDC group has proposed a strong set of recommendations to achieve a legally binding agreement

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

how safe are bhutan’s tiger protected areas?

Not many safe havens for the endangered big cats are safe enough, states a World Wildlife Fund assessment, posing significant challenges in increasing world tiger population to 6,000 by 2022

Friday, May 18, 2012

Please Vote for my article for the 2012 IUCN Environment Award

The article that I sent for the award is called "When pheasant wings are clipped in the name of culture"
You can vote once everyday. Please do so once when you open your facebook page. The link is


Monday, May 14, 2012

charting out a future course for sustainable mountain development

In order to review and update the current strategic framework and develop the next five-year plan, ICIMOD is proactively consulting with focal ministries and key stakeholders in the member countries on a priority basis

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

nec to establish car wash facilities across the country to combat water pollution

Detergent concentration of only 2 parts per million strip away fishes’ protective coating, resulting in their absorbing double the amount of chemicals they would normally

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

global action on climate change must begin at local levels - pm

A shared vision and collaborative efforts at public and the private sector level can mitigate the impact of climate change

in the ambience of a tiger habitat

The Walk-Shop led by the agriculture minister, Lyonpo Pema Gyamtsho, PIC: MOAF

It was first in JDNP that pictorial evidences confirmed the presence of tigers as high as 4,670 meters above sea level

redd+ implementation: financial benefits will be limited due to our small size but we will benefit tremendously in human capitals

The focal person for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) program for Bhutan, Tashi Samdrup, of the Watershed Management Division, speaks to Business Bhutan reporter Dawa T Wangchuk about REDD+ program in the country