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.
Ministry demands improvement of services at tour camps
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has begun to send formal notices to tour camps to improve their services.
Government to put USD 3 million into Green Finance Corporation
The Government will allocate USD 3 million in the Green Loan Fund or the Green Finance Corporation.
Bag and size limits set in Bulgan aimag
The Citizens’ Representatives’ Khural of Bulgan Aimag has approved the bag and size limits for game animals. Catch and release of 40 taimen, hunting of four red deer and 100 game birds are planned.
Creation of genetic resources database of Mongolia undergoing
The creation of unified database of Mongolian genetic resources and integrated system of information exchange is undergoing with planning to be complete in 2018.
Eco-friendly nano-made trash bags donated
‘MCS Coca Cola’ Company donated eco-friendly and nano-made 5-kg trash bags to the administration of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.
Antler gathering suspended in Bulgan aimag
Collection of deer antlers has been banned in Buregkhangai soum of Bulgan aimag.
WWF campaign promotes saiga antelope conservation
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Mongolia Programme Office has organized a promotional campaign for the protection of saiga antelope in several soums of Khovd and Gobi-Altai aimags.
Gobi-Altai Tourism Department calls for citizen to use energy-saving lamps
Department of Environment and Tourism of Gobi-Altai aimag announced that the aimag is celebrating ‘Earth Hour’ under the theme ‘Let’s switch from incandescent lamp to energy-saving lamp’ on March 24.
Water policy consultation takes place
March 22 marks World Water Day at initiative of the United Nations. On the occasion of the day, a consultation themed ‘Water Resource, Consumption, Protection and Implementation of Water Policy in Mongolia’ was co-organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Cabinet Secretariat of Government of Mongolia on March 20.
Eco club summit gathers over 500 pupils
More than 500 pupils gathered at the Nairamdal International Children’s Camp on March 18 for an Eco Club Summit.
Pollution prevention training series for pupils launched
‘Ecological training series on prevention from environmental pollution’ for secondary school students has been launched on March 15 at the school number 78 or Erdmiin Undraa complex.
Mongolia to celebrate Earth Hour for the 9th year
The Earth Hour event will be held in Mongolia from 8.30PM to 9.30PM in the local time zone on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
Partnership for Green Economy week starts
The Partnership for Green Economy week co-organized by the Government of Mongolia and the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), a global initiative by UN Environment is being held on March 12-17.
ADB projects in Mongolia, Cambodia, Tajikistan secure GCF Funding
On March 9, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has secured USD 190 million in total funding comprising of USD 85 million in grants and USD 105 million in concessional loans from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for its climate change projects in Mongolia, Cambodia, and Tajikistan, shoring up the bank’s efforts to increase its climate financing for the Asia and Pacific region.
Minister seeks media cooperation on environmental protection
Member of Parliament and Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat has called for increased media coverage of environment issues and nature conservation.
Waste-to-energy project introduced
On March 5, authorities of Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS) exchanged views with delegates of China TianYing Inc on establishing a waste-to-energy plant in Ulaanbaatar city.
Pupils to be engaged in nature conservation initiative
In frames of a new initiative by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, pupils will be engaging in nature conservation through eco clubs.
A training on introducing comprehensive waste management and practice takes place
A training themed ‘Method for implementing comprehensive waste management’ and the 3rd board meeting of Regional project on introducing environmental friendly practice, technology, methods for open burning activity which is being implemented by the UN Industrial Development Organization and Global Environment Fund within the framework of Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) was organized on February 27-March 3 in Manila, Philippine.