Mongolian delegation attending 42nd Session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee
A Mongolian delegation led by State Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism Ts.Tsengel is attending the 42nd Session of the World Heritage Committee being organized in Manama city, Bahrain on June 25-30.
Minister N.Tserenbat: We are working on fully digitizing Ministry of Environment and Tourism by 2019
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat is on an official mission to the Kingdom of Spain. The 2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations is being organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda of Spain on June 25-27, 2018.
S.Munkh-Orgil: Mongolia has potential to join Global Geoparks Network
Geopark leans on geology and landscape and Mongolia has full potential to join ‘UNESCO’s International Geoscience and Geoparks Program’ S.Munkh-Orgil, Specialist of Special Protected Area Administration Department of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism underlined during the introduction of the program which took place today.
Mongolia-Germany cooperation reviewed
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat met with Claudia Warning, Director General of the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe Department of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
Snow leopard protection project to be implemented
Ministry of Environment and Tourism and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) introduced the Future of the Land of Leopard joint project. Head of the Ministry’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources Management G.Nyamdavaa, head of the Public Administration Department P.Tsogtsaikhan and Conservation Director of the WWF Mongolia B.Chimeddorj introduced the policy on snow leopard protection, project objectives, activities and structure.
One Tourist, One Dollar Fund set up to protect local environment
Citizens’ Representative Meeting and Governor’s Office of Sevrei soum of Umnugobi aimag organized conference themed ‘Current situation of Khongor river area and further measures to take’ on June 19.
Plastic bag to be banned from March 2019
The Cabinet made a decision to ban use and sale of disposable plastic bags starting from March 1, 2019.
Bayanzag, famous palaeontological site to be taken under protection
Bayanzag, one of the most famous palaeontological sites in the world, located in Bulgan soum, Umnugobi aimag is to be under protection of cultural heritage.
‘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.
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Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults