Active conservation projects in Bhutan
New or updated projects
Declaration of Wangchuck Centennial National Park
The project will provide assistance to the Royal Government of Bhutan in its declaration of a 3,700km2 area as Centennial park in October 2008. The...
Development of the Sakten Wildlife Sanctuary and Biological Corridors
The project aims to build a basic infrastructure for the Sakten Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) which will prepare the way for the development of a comprehen...
Forest protection in Thrumshingla National Park, Bhutan
Located in eastern Bhutan, Thrumshingla National Park contains spectacular mountains and rich biodiversity, including alpine to sub-tropical forests. ...
Integrated Conservation and Development Programme
The pilot Integrated Conservation and Development Programme (ICDP) is an initiative of WWF Bhutan, WWF International and the Bhutan Royal Government. ...
Bhutan’s conservation network
Bhutan’s Biological Conservation Complex is a network of national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, nature reserves and biological corridors covering 14,80...
Snow Leopard Conservation Programme
Royal Manas National Park, Bhutan
Covering over 1,000km2, Bhutan’s Royal Manas National Park is home tigers, leopards, rhinos and elephants as well as over 360 bird species. With 92% o...
Big cat protection in Bhutan
Tigers and snow leopards are found in a number of protected areas in Bhutan. However, poaching and the illegal trade of these endangered species are s...
Conservation of Asian Elephant in Bhutan
The project will support the collection and compilation of data on Asian Elephants in Bhutan. Data on the spatial distribution and ecology of elephant...
Reducing Climate Change Induced Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacial Lake Outburst Floods
The project aims to address threats posed to Bhutan by climate change. It will focus on the most significant impact, namely the formation of glacial l...