‘Mongolia’s network of Managed Resource Protected Areas’ project completed
Closing workshop of ‘Mongolia’s network of Managed Resource Protected Areas’ project, which has been implemented for the last 5 years, was held on June 14.
Mazaalai returns to Strictly Protected Area
One of the most endangered species, Mazaalai or gobi bear was found among a herd of sheep grazing in Bayanbuural bagh, Gobi-Altai aimag on June 7, previously reported by MONTSAME correspondent in Gobi-Altai aimag.
President meets forestry specialists working at Bogd Khaan Mountain
On June 7, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga met forestry specialists working on forest plantation at the Tur Khurakh gorge of the Bogd Khaan Mountain.
Number of mammals in UB green space increases
Environmental Department of Ulaanbaatar city has conducted a monitoring on populations of mammals living in a total green space in the capital city. According to the monitoring, the number of cervus elaphus has increased by 19.5 percent, musk deer by 40 per cent and roe deer by 15 per cent.
Recreation area built on 6,6 hectares of land
A Recreation area, covering 6,6 hectares of land along Zuunmod river in Zuunmod soum, Tuv aimag was established by the "Ar bulag" LLC with funding of MNT238 million and officially opened last Friday, on July 01.
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.