Environment Minister discusses joint projects with EU Ambassador
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Urtnasan had a meeting with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the European Union to Mongolia Traian Hristea.
Project on improving adaptive capacity to climate change to be implemented in four aimags
The ‘Improving Adaptive Capacity and Risk Management of Rural Communities in Mongolia’ project has been launched. With a grant of USD 23.1 million by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the project will be jointly implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Light Industry, and the United Nations Development Programme in the aimags of Dornod, Sukhbaatar, Zavkhan, and Khovd.
Earthquake occurs in Selenge aimag
5.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in the place 49 km south of Yuruu soum of Selenge aimag.
‘Sustainable Resilient Ecosystem and Agriculture Management in Mongolia’ project to be implemented with EUR 4.2 mln from EU
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Urtnasan and Resident Representative of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Mongolia Vinod Ahuja discussed the ‘Sustainable Resilient Ecosystem and Agriculture Management in Mongolia’ (STREAM) project.
Environment Minister works at Khustai NP
Khustai National Park stretches over 50.8 thousand hectares across Altanbulag, Argalant, and Bayankhangai soums of Tuv aimag.
10 red deer fawns relocated to Khantaishir Range
The Department of Environment and Tourism of Gobi-Altai aimag transferred 10 red deer fawns from Khustain Rage of Tuv aimag to Khantaishir Range.
Pond created to aid beavers’ adaptation
After many years of study, the Department of Environment of the capital city is adopting soft release strategies for reintroductions of beavers and has created an artificial pond to assist beavers in adapting to a new home.
National Climate Change Committee convenes to discuss action plan for Nationally Determined Contribution
At a regular meeting on July 6, the National Climate Change Committee convened to discuss the action plan for the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement, which was approved by the cabinet in 2019, and the experts’ council to be established at the committee.
Mongolia’s proposal to declare 2026 Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists endorsed by FAO Conference
The 42nd session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Conference, held from 14th to 18th June, 2021, has endorsed the proposal of an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) in 2026 by the Mongolian government.
Beavers reintroduced to headwaters of Tuul River
The Gorkhi-Terelj National Park Administration Office, together with researchers of the National University of Mongolia, relocated six beavers to 2nd bag of Tuv aimag’s Erdene soum.
President Battulga decrees Noyon Uul as state-worshipped mountain
President of Mongolia Battulga Khaltmaa has issued a decree No. 81 to make the Noyon Mountain (Noyon Uul) within territories of Bornuur and Batsumber soums of Tuv aimag and Mandal soum of Selenge aimag, a state-worshipped mountain.
Bio-based product to be introduced in capital city district to reduce soil pollution
150 households in the capital city’s Sukhbaatar district will be provided with bio-based products manufactured by ‘Bioarius’, a startup founded by scholars and researchers at the Institute of Biology of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences.
MNT 550 million allocated from state budget to tackle desertification
This year, a total of MNT 550 million has been allocated from the state budget for reducing desertification and land degradation. The funds are being used for works to protect about 200 hectares of land in the aimags of Khovd, Gobi-Altai, Umnugobi, Bayankhongor, Dundgobi, and Gobisumber.
A new regulation on 'Green Bond' approved to boost green finance in Mongolia
A major step forward has been taken to help Mongolia tackle its environmental challenges, with a new regulation approved by the Board of the Financial Regulatory Commission (FRC) to help grow green finance in the country.
Trees planted to bring awareness to ecosystem restoration in Mongolia
In observance of World Environment Day in Mongolia and to support the National Government to implement their ‘Vision-2050’ development policy to protect and increase the forest zones, People in Need INGO in cooperation with Czech Republic Embassy, and Caritas Czech Republic INGO planted trees in Bogd-Khan Mountain.
Toson Khulstai Biosphere Reserve Certificates presented
Toson Khulstai Biosphere Reserve Certificates were presented at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today, on June 4.
An online event on youth involvement on environmental issues to be organized for deaf youth
The Mongol Ecology Center is organizing its first online event for deaf youth as part of the Youth Sustainability Corps program.
Beneficial bacteria to be used in reducing soil pollution near Gandantegchinlen Monastery
On May 26, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar D.Sumiyabazar became acquainted with the operations of Mongolian Buddhist Center of Gandantegchinlen Monastery.
Soil is the solution
What do you think of when you hear the word “desertification”? Sand dunes slowly encroaching on bountiful farmland? The Sahara and Gobi taking over Africa and Asia? Rivers and streams drying up? That’s certainly part of it. But the key impact of desertification is the degradation of land – to the point where soil becomes so damaged that it no longer supports life.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade