Partnership with Denver city to be further developed
At the invitation of the Vice President of Denver Zoological Foundation Graeme Patterson, Governor of Dornogobi aimag T.Enkhtuvshin, Chairman of the Citizens’ Representative Khural of the aimag S.Tumenbayar and officials of Ikh Nart Nature Reserve visited Denver, USA. In partnership with the Denver Zoological Foundation, the Mongolian Academy of Sciences has been implementing a long-term project at the nature reserve since 2001.
Seminar on biodiversity and biosafety takes place
In partnership with the EU Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation Centers of Excellence Initiative, the National Committee on Biosafety at the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has been implementing the P53 regional project on organizing profession training to upgrade legal environment of the national law on biosafety and bioprotection in Central Asian countries since 2017.
‘Let’s Protect the Nature’ campaign launches
By the order of Minister of Justice and Home Affairs, ‘Let’s Protect The Nature’ campaign started running from April 15 to decrease environmental crime rate.
Research equipment for mazaalai preservation received
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism received the necessary equipment for the research of the project on preserving Gobi bear (mazaalai) on April 15.
Workshop ‘1.5 °C – Do we still have time!’ running in Mongolia
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia with the participation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is organizing outreach events in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on April 16 – 17, focusing on the key messages from the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and the urging need to take action for green socioeconomic transition.
Citizens called to combat air and environmental pollution together
A forum took place under the theme, ‘Let’s join forces against air and environmental pollution’, on April 9.
First takhi foal of this year born
akhi or Przewalski horse’s first foal of this year was born in Zuungariin Gobi of the Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area.
South Korea to partner in purifying the water of Khangal river
The Governor’s Office of Orkhon aimag will be partnering with ‘Mongolian Hao Bio’ company of Republic of Korea, on several issues, such as purifying the water of Khangal river, reducing the white dust of the Erdenet Mining Corporation and producing fertilizers with the dust.
Elimination of Mercury in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining project launches
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism in cooperation with the UN Environment Programme and UN Industrialization Development Organization launched the five year project ‘Elimination of Mercury in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining’ with the Global Environment Fund financing.
Project on biodiversity and climate change to be implemented in some soums
The Mongolia- Germany joint project titled ‘Biodiversity and Adaptation to Climate Change’ will be carried out in Altai, Erdene, Tsogt, Bugat and Tonkhil soums of Gobi-Altai aimag, Bayan-Undur and Shinejinst soums of Bayankhongor aimag, and Altain, Bulgan and Uyench soums of Khovd aimag through KfW Development Bank of Germany.
Establishment of improved fuel plant to be funded with MNT300 million
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat worked in Kharkhorin and Khujirt soums of Uvurkhangai aimag on April 1-2.
Project on municipal solid waste management to be implemented
With the support of Asian Development Bank and the funding of Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction, a project on municipal solid waste management will be implemented in Gobi-Altai in 2019-2021.
Greywater Recycling Plant to put into operation
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh received today representatives of non-governmental organizations in charge of water issue.
International Day of Forests celebrated
This year, Mongolia has celebrated the International Day of Forests under the theme ‘Forest and Education’.
Support needed for protection of big lakes from sand movement and reforestation of Gobi region
On the occasion of the International Day of Forests on March 21, Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat met with Chairman of Executive Board of the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation (APFNet).
Green Passport campaign receives high appraisal from French President
A delegation led by Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat attended the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly, which took place under the theme, ‘Innovative Solutions to Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production’, in Nairobi, Kenya on March 11-15. The assembly is unique for bringing together governments, entrepreneurs as well as activists to share ideas and hold discussions about possible solutions for major environmental issues.
Earthquake occurred again in Gobi-Altai
A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 07.13am of March 14 in Esunbulag soum, Gobi-Altai aimag.
Smart Energy Forum takes place
The Ministry of Energy announced 2019 as the Year of Smart Energy.
JICA introduces projects on air pollution reduction
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) introduced projects on reducing the air pollution in Ulaanbaatar yesterday on March 13.
Ministry of Environment takes early wildfire prevention measures
A working group led by Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Ts.Batbaatar is working in Selenge, Khuvsgul and Bulgan aimags on March 11-21. During the visit, the working group is to review the forest fire prevention activities of the aimags, provide recommendations on the prevention of fires to local communities and take necessary measures right on the spot.
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