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Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced an event to commemorate World Environment Day, which is observed globally on June 5 every year. Her Majesty launched 4…

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On the International Day for Biological Diversity; the National Environment Commission Secretariat and UNDP Bhutan presented biodiversity awareness video "We are Biodiversity " to emphasize that we all need to…
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A rare fern species (Pteris griffithii) is recorded for the first time in Bhutan. The article was published recently in the Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy.
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A new aquatic snail species named as Erhaia norbui is discovered from Uesu, Haa at 2700 meters above sea level. The study paper is published in the ZooKeys February 2022 issue. The shell is pale greyish with a…
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Bhutan added a new bird species to its list of new sightings. Common Chaffinch, a bird, the size of a sparrow was sighted for the first time in the country on 22nd February, 2022. A staff of the World Wildlife…
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A Begonia species, new to the world is discovered after investigation of an old herbarium specimens at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The species was discovered from Zhemgang by Phub Gyeltshen, a Forest…