English | Dzongkha Thursday, December 14, 2017

Research finds Phrumseingla Park hasn’t implemented much of management plan

About 20-30 per cent of the management plan for Phrumseingla National Park has been implemented during the period of eight years (2008-15). This has been reflected in the research findings of the case study done by one of the forest officials from Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation of Environmental Research in Bumthang.

Reducing emissions from motor vehicles

Transport sector is a major greenhouse gas contributor in Bhutan. The National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) wants to change this.

Govt. plans to introduce low emission urban transport system

Given the increased fossil fuel dependency in the transport sector in the country, the government has identified to implement low emission urban transport system within the next three years.

Conservationists reiterate conserving tiger species

Poaching, habitat loss and prey depletion are the three main threats to the survival of endangered tigers around the world. Though tigers in Bhutan are safe from such global threats, human-wildlife conflict is one of the major factors that jeopardise their lives.

Happy Chips doing its bit towards waste management

Bhutan imports hundreds of varieties of chips. And it is popular among the people from all walks of life. But people are least bothered about the waste that it generates. The chips are packaged in plastics which take years to decompose. However, Happy Chips, alocal chip manufacturing firm does something to take care of their waste. 

Trongsa starts to segregate waste at source

Trongsa District has begun segregating wastes at source starting this month.

Lack of disposal site hampers in keeping the Gewogs clean

Local leaders in Trashi Yangtse say without a proper dumping site in the Gewogs, wastes are strewn along the roadside.

PM inaugurates Bhutan’s first-ever fabrication laboratory

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay inaugurated the country’s first fabrication laboratory (Fablab) in the capital yesterday. The Fablab is a digital platform, which helps to translate ideas into products.

Trees planted to mark social forestry day

More than one thousand tree saplings of various species were planted in Samazingkha, Thimphu as the country marked the Social Forestry Day today.

iHub- a digital platform to help aspiring entrepreneurs

One of the reasons why Bhutan’s private sector hasn’t grown more quickly is the big challenge of starting a new business- having to ‘go it alone.’ And there hasn’t been much support for a culture of entrepreneurship in the country.

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