Climate Change & High Altitude Wetlands
As a part of mitigation program in 2008-09, WWF Bhutan assisted with infrastructural back up of the technical team responsible for lowering the Thorthormi Lake in Lunana, a site for a potential Glacial Lake Outburst Flood in Bhutan. Since then, WWF Bhutan has also been involved in educating on Climate Change impacts through youth related activities.
In addition, WWF has initiated a “Saving Wetlands Sky High" project to achieve high altitude wetlands (HAW) conservation in the Himalayas. Through this project, WWF successfully established an inventory of HAWs in Bhutan.
WWF was a key partner in hosting and participating in the Climate Summit for Living Himalayas which was held on 19th November, 2011.