A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today, the 12th of December 2013 between the University of New England (UNE) at Armidale in Australia and the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE). It was signed by Professor Jim Barber, Vice Chancellor of the University of New England and Mr. Nawang Nor...
Posted on 12/12/2013
Measuring & Monitoring Mountain Biodiversity (M3B) training (18-29th Nov 2013) in the Manas Park Range, Royal Manas National Park, bagged yet another new bird record for Bhutan, increasing Bhutan’s official bird tally to 689. The latest addition to the birdlist is Larus ridibundus (Black-headed Gull)....
Posted on 11/12/2013
Deep in the tropical forests of Manas, in southern Bhutan, a group of educators and environmental officials lifted their binoculars into the tree canopy, laptops ready to record what they saw.
Posted on 04/12/2013
Mr. Eric Lemelson, the Founder of Karuna Foundation and its board members visited the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE). The Executive Director of Bhutan Foundation Mr. Tshewang Wangchuk also accompanied the team. The team was welcomed by the Officiating Director and the faculty members of the institute.
Posted on 18/11/2013
A three day Scientific Advisory Workshop for the school and community based phenology monitoring program in Bhutan began at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE). The experts from different sectors including Department of School Education, RSPN, WWF, FRMD, DoFPS, CNR, Sherubtse College, NBC, and UWICE are attending t...
Posted on 13/11/2013