Status Assessments are important to see whether significant data gaps exist for efficient and effective conservation of species. A paper has just been published by UWICE researcher Tashi Dhendup in an attempt to assess the status of Asiatic Golden Cat (Catopuma temminckii) in Bhutan and the need for further studies.
For the paper, visit: [Read More...]
A Week long training on High Altitude and Wilderness First Aid is underway at UWICE from 17th to 23rd April, 2016. The Training is targeted to equip field personal from the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS) who are engaged in monitoring and patrolling of high altitude areas in case of medical emergency. [Read More...]
A group of 11 students from the Charles Sturt University of Australia arrived in Bhutan today (5th April 2016). The students led by a professor will take a two weeks course in environmental science here in Bhutan. They will also learn about the environment and conservation management regimes of Bhutan by meeting various related agencies and visiting field sites in the country. [Read More...]
Mr. Eric Lemelson, the President and Founder of Karuna Foundation and a new board member, Mr. Joseph Thomas Novick visited the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) on 28th March 2016. Tshewang R. Wangchuk, the Executive Director of the Bhutan Foundation, accompanied the team to the Institute. [Read More...]