26 thousand people involved in forest protection
The ‘Implementing sustainable forest management and promoting livelihoods of local people’ project outcome workshop was organized on May 29. the project funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) was implemented by the order of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.
S.Oyun appointed as GCF Director of External Affairs
Dr Oyun Sanjaasuren has been appointed by the Green Climate Fund as its Director of External Affairs, effective from July 9, 2018.
135 entities taking actions for energy efficiency
The 6th ‘Green Technology, Energy Conservation-2018’ exhibition and consultation is taking place to expand partnership between public and private sector for introduction of green technology and innovation.
Students learning waste management
With aims to promote benefit of sorting and recycling waste to the 8th grade students of the secondary schools and to make them have good habit, a regular training was held by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in cooperation with the Fresh Water Resources and Nature Conservation Center, the Khangarid Rotary Club and Australian KESAB Environmental Solutions NGO on May 23.
Mongolians called on to join Tokyo 2020 initiative to make Olympic medals with old electronic devices
Mongolian delegates led by J.Batbayasgalan, Deputy Mayor of Ulaanbaatar in charge of Green Development and Air Pollution are attending in Tokyo Forum for ‘Clean city & Clear sky’ and they expressed to join the Tokyo 2020 initiative to recycle broken phones and electronic devices and turn them into medals for the Olympic Games, calling Mongolian citizens to join as well.
National Tree Planting Day to be marked tomorrow
In accordance with the Presidential Decree, “The National Day of Tree Planting” has been organized since 2010 on the Saturday of second week of May and October every year. This year, the National Day of Tree Planting will fall on May 12.
'Protect the soil' event to take place
'Soil protection day' is being celebrated annually on April 27, according to the resolution by the Citizens' Representative Meeting of the capital city.
Snow leopard conservation project to be implemented in Bayan-Ulgii
The World Wildlife Fund Mongolia Program Office plans to realize a project in Bayan-Ulgii aimag on protecting snow leopard and animal species for its food and their living environment.
China to render technical support to protect Gobi bear
A ceremony of signing an agreement on protecting Mongolian Gobi bear (mazaalai) and rendering technical support with non-refundable aid of the Chinese Government took place at the Embassy of the Republic of China in Mongolia on April 18.
Treated wastewater to be reused
A draft of ‘Program on ensuring safety of water supply for Ulaanbaatar citizens and improving sanitation facilities’ was approved by Ulaanbaatar city Governor's Council on April 19 and will be submitted to the People's Representative Meeting of the Capital city.
Sustainable Tourism project to be implemented
First stage seminar for a new project ‘Sustainable tourism of Mongolia and Inclusive Economy’ took place on April 18. The project is being implemented by Mongolia, Thailand and Germany.
Birding tour to be organized in Mongol Daguur SPA
The Tourism Union of Dornod aimag will organize ‘Birding Tour’ in Mongol Daguur specially protected area which is home to migratory birds. The Tourism Union of Dornod aimag in cooperation with professional organizations are planning to create new travel products for foreign tourists.
National program on Education for sustainable development discussed
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism reported on April 18 that a meeting had been held to discuss a draft national program on education for sustainable development.
Project for improvement of livestock genetic resources ongoing
The National Center for Livestock Gene Bank at the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry is implementing a project Improving Animals Genetics. Resource Value and Productive Performance, financed by the Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI) in 2017-2019.
Head of Przewalski's wild horse in Takhiin Tal reaches 200
Head of Przewalski's wild horses inhabiting in Takhiin Tal reached 200 and fifty mares are expected to deliver off-spring this spring.
Bulgan aimag to cooperate with Buryatia on forest fire prevention
Bulgan aimag and Zakamensky District of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia are to cooperate in fire prevention and firefighting, as there is to high probability of forest fire occurrence.
Bulgan aimag to install signs in water source areas
Bulgan aimag will launch a work on installing signs near water resource areas; special and other protected areas; and its hygiene zones.
Gobi Great Six Initative's Coordination Committee meets
First meeting of Project Steering Committee of the Gobi Great Six initiative taken place in Gobi-Altai province, reported on April 13.
Minister N.Tserenbat: Mongolia is a historical and natural museum
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism will cooperate with the World Tourism Organization on training tourism experts and introducing standards of a tourism information center in Mongolia.