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Bhutan to observe World Rangers Day


A total of 7 Rangers lost their lives in the line of duty in the past two years Bhutan celebrated World Rangers Day for the first time this year, an event that highlights the devotion and sacrifice of rangers who put their lives at risk everyday to protect the world’s …

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Study to determine dwindling house crow population

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The Nature Conservation Division (NCD) in collaboration with the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) has initiated a count of the house crow population in Thimphu city area, whose population has visibly declined in recent years say bird specialists. “Even without any formal study we have noticed …

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Mobile agent to stabilize egg prices


The Sarpang Layer Cooperative has initiated Mobile agents to make fresh eggs more easily available at an affordable price. The chairman of the Sarpang Layers cooperatives, Nima Lama, said the mobile agent initiative is to make fresh eggs available at affordable prices in any town of the country. “As of …

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Using less water for more

Picture courtesy: Carlep

The CARLEP office has been forming Water User Association (WUA) in villages across the country to effectively utilize water resources for farming and drinking. Such association is intended to enhance agriculture production in the villages by addressing the issue of insufficient water for paddy and vegetables. The remote villages of …

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156 Thimphu students take up summer farming

A total of 156 students from various schools in Thimphu have signed up to participate in the School Agriculture Program and spend their summer break experiencing the life of a farmer. Agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji said the program will introduce youth to farming practices and expressed his appreciation to students …

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