Cooperation agreement signed with International Crane Foundation
On August 9, Minister of Environment and Tourism B.Bat-Erdene received President and CEO of the International Crane Foundation Rich Beilfuss and Asia Grants Office Claire Mirande.
Views exchanged on cooperation for water supply improvement
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on cooperating in improving water supply in regions with low water resources, solving the issues such as climate change, desertification and land degradation, protecting water resources comprehensively, as well as in the field of weather modification project.
Forest pest identification and prevention training held
The training aims to empower environmental rangers, environmental inspectors, and forest-user group members with the knowledge to identify and fight against harmful pests using their capacity.
A working group to protect Khuvsgul Lake to be established
As instructed by President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh, it was decided to set up a permanent working group in charge of intensifying the works for the protection of Khuvsgul Lake.
2000 argali counted in Khovd aimag
2000 argali (wild sheep) were counted in Khovd aimag, according to the recent census.
Comprehensive study of physical geography, landscape, and surface water conducted
The Institute of Geography and Geoecology of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences is carrying out the assessment of the ecological potential of the Baidrag River basin at the landscape level, and the development of measures for its proper use and protection.
Eco campsite established at Ikh Bogd Uul National Park
In the campsite, there are 15-20 parking lots, information boards, area for 20 tent camps, wooden tables and seats, shades, lighting, restrooms, children’s sandbox, road signs, markings, ranger building as well as others.
MNT 2 billion to be spent on combating forest pests
At today's regular Cabinet meeting, the appendix to the Government’s Resolution on approving the normative and location of forest areas was amended.
200 marmots reintroduced in Sukhbaatar aimag
The work was carried out in collaboration with professional organizations with a purpose to maintain an ecological balance and preserve nature.
Local authorities made commitment to spend 10 percent of livestock tax incomes for protection of surface water
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. WWF-Mongolia annually celebrates Mongolian Saiga Day in April. In 2022, the Mongolian Saiga Day was celebrated in Western Mongolia, where 44 eco-club members-school children and 11 teachers of 11 eco-clubs in the region presented their annual performances with regard to the saiga conservation.
Memorandum of Understanding signed on cooperation to combat climate change and desertification
As part of the cooperation, parties will seek to explore how to implement international best practice and determine scientific solutions to deliver on Mongolia’s 2025 target to combat forest pests.
Forest Genetic Resources Center established in Mongolia for the first time
The ‘Erdenet’ Center for Forest Genetic Resources, which was put into operation on June 21, consists of a seed laboratory, a biotechnology laboratory, a quarantine laboratory, and a storage for seeds, twigs, seedlings and saplings, a reception section, a deep freezing section, as well as a training and meeting room.
Khuvsgul Lake designated as Biosphere Reserve
A status of Biosphere Reserve will increase the international importance of the area and contribute to the conservation and sustainable development of the lake.
Studies being carried out on implementing next phase of takhi project
On May 31, MP Ts.Sergelen held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Mongolia Jan Vytopil and Director of Prague Zoo Miroslav Bobek.
‘Baigali’ smartphone application on local biodiversity introduced
The International Day for Biological Diversity is annually marked on May 22. In its framework, the ‘Baigali’ smartphone application was officially introduced.
Hungarian water management specialists put forth suggestion to implement project on river ecosystem
On May 23, Minister of Environment and Tourism B.Bat-Erdene received Director General of the Hungarian General Directorate of Water Management István Láng, Managing Director of Viziterv Environ Ltd. Illés Lajos, and Managing Director of Viziterv Export LLC Dr. Dobi László.
Mongolia to host COP17 session in 2026
Desertification is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. Desertification is affecting all continents except Antarctica, to a greater or lesser extent, and combating desertification is a global priority. This was discussed at the 15th session of the Parties of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) which was held from May 9 to 20 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
Support to be provided to retrieve vehicles sunken in Khuvsgul lake
Minister of Environment and Tourism B.Bat-Erdene met with Minister of Environment of Japan Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi.
288 thousand trees to be planted in capital city
This year’s tree-planting campaign is kicking off in Ulaanbaatar city from May.
President of Mongolia plants tree at National Park
Each year, individuals and organizations plant trees in May and October on National Tree Planting Day. As for this year, the event is being organized under the theme ‘Let’s Create Our Nature and Environment’ as part of the One Billion Trees national movement, initiated by the President of Mongolia.
“Mongolia is on the same level as developed countries for its development of IT and communications sector”
“InvesCore’s achievements will serve as a stepping stone for many more Mongolian companies to enter the foreign market”
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’