Tag Archives: Jigme Singye Wangchuck

Black-Necked Cranes Face Plastic Threat in Bhutan

Black-necked cranes are classified as vulnerable and globally threatened, and they are also considered sacred in many communities along the Western Himalayan region, from China to India.

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Minorities’ Future in Bhutan’s Emerging Democracy

Bhutan’s ethnic minorities have suffered profound mistreatment. The country is at the start of a long path towards democracy. It is too early to predict if that path, even if straight and smooth, will permit a space for reflections on the wrongs done to Nepali-Bhutanese and other ethnic minorities and, even more importantly, ways to remedy them.

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