19 adult beavers relocated in territory of Erdene soum of Tuv aimag
In aims of protecting ecosystem of Tuul River and regulating river’s flow with its natural way, 36 Eurasian beavers of 18 families have been brought from Russia and Germany in 2012 and being raised.
National wildlife crossing standards to be implemented
The Ministry of Road and Transport Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has developed the national standards ‘MNS 6515:2015 Passages for wild ungulates along the highways and railways in steppe and gobi areas’ and ‘MNS 6735:2018 Mountain crossings for wildlife migration routes. General requirements’.
Another 21 red deer calves relocated at Khantaishir Mountain Range
A project on relocating red deer calves from Khustai Nuruu National Park in Tuv aimag to Khantaishir Mountain Range, western part of Mongolia, has been successfully realized for the third year.
“Clean Air City” virtual scientific conference takes place
“Ulaanbaatar will become a zero-waste city in 2050. To accomplish this goal, it is necessary to create a multi-centered city system and to produce energy from waste,” emphasized Deputy Governor of the Capital City in charge of air and environmental pollution issues D.Munkhjargal in her remarks addressed at the opening of an international virtual scientific conference entitled “Clean Air City” being held today, June 17.
Mongolia-India Friendship Garden established
On the occasion of the 65th diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of India, the Embassy of India in Mongolia opened “Mongolia-India Friendship Garden” at the National Garden Park, Ulaanbaatar city on June 12, planting 65 trees.
One of Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag: Baga Gazriin Chuluu
One of the Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag is Baga Gazriin Chuluu, an exquisite rock formation that looks like aaruul (dried curd) stacked on top of each other.
4.7 magnitude earthquake recorded in Sukhbaatar aimag
A 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in a place named ‘Khurmen’, 66km northeast from the center of Dariganga soum, Sukhbaatar aimag at 11.12 a.m., June 8.
One of Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag: Sum Khukh Burd
The ancient historical and cultural site of Sum Khukh Burd is said to be the only oasis of the Gobi desert. The site is located 70 km to the northwest of the Dundgobi aimag center, and 18 km from the astonishing rock formations of Baga Gazriin Chuluu.
One of Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag: Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve
About 80 km to the east of the Dundgobi aimag center, there is a certain lined rock formation in an area of about 600 sq.km, stretching 30 km in length and 15 km in width. This particular area is the Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve.
Two more deer relocated to Bogd Khan Mountain
Two red deer have been relocated from Khustain Nuruu National Park (NP) to the strictly protected Bogd Khan Mountain in addition to the 10 red deer relocated to the strictly protected mountain earlier this month.
Brown bear released back into the wild
In November 2019, a brown bear with frozen paws was found in Onon-Balj National Park, where he was unable to find food on its own.
British Embassy and Environment and Tourism Ministry celebrating World Biodiversity Day
Each year 22 of May is "World Biodiversity Day’’ and this year’s theme is ‘’Solutions in Nature’’.
Endangered red deer brought to Bogd Khan Mountain from Khustai National Park
10 red deer have been relocated from Khustain Nuruu National Park to the strictly protected Bogd Khan Mountain, reports the Administration of the Bogd Khan Mountain Strictly Protected Area.
4.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in Uvs aimag
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake occurred in an area, 64km southeast from Sagil soum of Uvs aimag, at 01:25:45, May 12.
Noyon Mountain to be 'Strictly Protected’
At its plenary session of May 7, the Parliament passed a draft resolution to take some areas of land that preserved their natural beauty and characteristics and have historical, cultural, scientific, and ecological significance into state special protection either as new national protected areas or by expanding national parks.
Citizens to plant trees in their yards for Umnugobi Elm Tree Festival
The annual Elm Festival is to take place in Umnugobi aimag between April 30 and May 2. In 2018, the aimag’s local council decided to plant trees as part of the festival.
USAID supports to enhance rangeland management and pasture rotation
In Mongolia, USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance is working with partner districts in Uvs, Khovd, Sukhbaatar, and Khentii to reduce the vulnerability of herder households through strengthening disaster preparedness and improved rangeland management.
ADB project to develop sustainable tourism in Khuvsgul aimag
ADB’s 2019-2024 Sustainable Tourism Development Project worth USD 19 million launched in Khuvsgul aimag last October and planning and budgeting phase of the project is underway.
Will passenger trains continue to pollute the environment?
Passenger trains of Ulaanbaatar Railway JSC continue to pollute the environment, causing danger to the hygiene of surrounding areas. More specifically, about 90 percent of 276 passenger trains were manufactured around the year of 1962, equipped with restrooms that have been left behind in global development.
Views exchanged on reducing overexploitation of natural resources
A project ‘Supporting Protected Areas for the Conservation of Ecosystem Services’ (SPACES) is under implementation in Khovd aimag within the collaboration of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Governor Office of Khovd aimag and GIZ.
Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults