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Three new snail species discovered

The National Biodiversity Center (NBC) in Serbithang, Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Naturalis), Netherlands and Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER), Bumthang have discovered three new species of snails. The three newly described species are: Rahula Kleini, Rahula Trongsaensis and Erhaia Wangchuki. The type materials of these newly described species are

Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary to adopt climate vulnerability measures

The BTFEC-funded project worth Nu 7mn kick starts in july The remote communities of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) will soon be getting electric cookers to ensure that timber species is utilized sustainably and fuel wood consumption is reduced. This is part of the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation (BTFEC)-funded project: socio-ecological