The National Snow Leopard Survey 2022-2023, backed by the Bhutan For Life initiative and WWF-Bhutan, has disclosed an astonishing 39.5% increase in the snow leopard population compared to the inaugural survey conducted in 2016.Continue reading
Cultivating sunflowers is becoming popular amongst the farmers in Bumthang in recent years especially those at Jalikhar village in Bumthang town. Farmers say cultivation has doubled from close to 10 acres last year to about 20 acres this year.Continue reading
Smoking tobacco and tobacco products in public places is a violation, the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA) called out to the heads of organisations recently.
An eco-trail in Trashigang has opened to the public. This has come as a respite for residents in the town, which otherwise lacks recreational facilities owing to its limited spaces. Named “Shingtala Kezang Eco-Trail,” it is the only outdoor recreational facility near Trashigang town.
It all started as a hobby and now he has a species named after him. Not just that, he also has scores of scholarly contributions to butterfly-related studies in Bhutan and beyond.
Highlanders in Laya gewog under Gasa dzongkhag will produce high-end yak cheese called Italian or caciocavallo cheese. This would add value to their dairy products apart from their usual cordyceps and porter businesses.