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  • World Wildlife Day celebrated

    Participants (1)March 3, Thimphu: Bhutan celebrated the fifth World Wildlife Day with a theme ‘Big cats: predators under threat’. March 3, was declared as the World Wildlife Day at the 68th Session of UN General Assembly.

    The day was celebrated at Dodheyna Park Range under Jigme Dorji National Park (JDNP). It was attended by 55 students from five schools accompanied by teachers under Thimphu Thromde. The chief guest was the Director, Tiger along with guests from WWF Bhutan Office and officials from the Department of Forests and Park Services.

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  • Marking World Wildlife Day

    Untitled-1The World Wildlife Day is celebrated every year on March 3 to celebrate and raise awareness on world’s flora and fauna coinciding with adoption day of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). It was conceived on 20 December 2013 at the 68th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to reaffirm the intrinsic value of wildlife and its various contributions, including ecological, genetic, social, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, recreational and aesthetic, to sustainable development and human well-being. The theme this year for World Wildlife Day is “Big cats: predators under threat”.

    With majestic manes and powerful roars, big cats are on the top of the food chain, where they play an important ecological role by regulating prey populations and structuring animal communities. They also have high spiritual significance in different cultures around the world and are referred with special honours. However, the big-cats are taking strain from growing human population, habitat destruction for agricultural, urban expansion and developmental activities, poaching and persecution due to conflict with humans over crops or livestock.

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  • Vacancy announcement

    Trashigang Forest Division is pleased to announce the vacancy for the following positions.

    Interested candidates may apply to Administration Section, Divisional Forest Office, Trashigang, latest by March 15, 2018. The selection interview will be conducted on March 19, 2018 in Divisional Forest Office Conference hall. The following documents should be submitted along with the application.

    1. Employment application form (Annexure 4/1)
    2. Copy of Citizenship Identy Card
    3. Copy of Security Clearance
    4. Medical Fitness Certificate
    5. No objection certificate (if employed)

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