Project launched to transform dumpsite into forest
Within the Memorandum of Understanding established between Mayors of Incheon city of Korea and Ulaanbaatar, afforestation project launched in the 21st Khoroo of Songinokhairkhan district on October 13.
Mongolian delegation attends Meeting of parties to Water Commission
A Mongolian delegation headed by State Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism Ts.Tsengel attended the 8th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention took place on October 10-12.
Over 1,000 swans gather at Duut Lake
Each autumn, thousands of white swans gather at the steppe of Dariganga, feasting people’s eyes, just by their existence. This year, over 1,000 swans gathered at Duut Lake and Ganga Lake in Dariganga. However, compared to the previous years, there hasn’t been that many people who came to visit.
Ekhiin Gol Appeal approved during Gobi Great 6 annual meeting
The Third Meeting of Gobi Great 6 took place at Ekhiin Gol, Shinejinst soum of Bayankhongor aimag at the initiative of the Governor’s Office of Bayankhongor aimag, the Department of Enviroment of Bayan-Ulgii aimag, and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Mongolian researchers produced fertilizers and fodder using microorganisms
During the conference “Biodiversity of microorganisms, its protection and appropriate usage”, researchers highlighted the importance of microorganisms in restoring soil to its original state, curing infections that have developed antibiotic-resistant bacteria and production.
Mongolian delegation organizes event during Regular Session of UNHRC
On September 14, Mongolian delegates attending the 39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council organized an event entitled ‘Local Solutions for Resolving World Pressing Issues: Public Contribution and Participation in Forwarding Human Rights and Development’ in collaboration with the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Mongolia’s actions on climate change highly appreciated
A meeting was held today to determine Mongolia's intended contribution to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. During the meeting, it highlighted that the UN highly appreciated Mongolia’s actions regarding climate change.
Climate Caravan: Environmental Education for a Changing World
Climate Caravan is a nonprofit organization supported by the National Geographic Society and Microsoft. It aims to empower children in countries impacted by climate change by providing inquiry-based education and amplifying their voices and stories such that children elsewhere acquire a better understanding of climate change. This summer, the Climate Caravan traveled across Mongolia.
Mongolia to join World Cleanup Day
The World Cleanup Day is celebrated annually on September 15. The Governor’s Office of Ulaanbaatar, National Recycling Association and JCI Congress will jointly organize the the World Cleanup Day with the support of the Citizens’ Representatives’ Khural of the capital city.
Observatory tower erected in Tujiin Nars
A new observatory tower for enjoying a wider view of the pine forest was erected in ‘Tujiin Nars’ National Protected Area.
Twenty two areas to be taken into state special protection
At its regular meeting on September 5, the Cabinet backed a draft parliamentary resolution on taking some areas into state special protection and decided to submit it to the parliament.
Gobi bear conservation project officially commences
A 3-year project on rendering technical assistance for Gobi bear conservation will be implemented in the Great Gobi A Strictly Protected Area of Mongolia from this year in accordance with the agreement established between the government of Mongolia and China on April 18, 2018.
Minister N.Tserenbat works in Dornogobi aimag
Environment and Tourism Minister N.Tserenbat and Member of Parliament G.Munkhtsetseg worked in Airag and Sainshand soums of Dornogobi aimag.
Scholars discussing technological advance use in combating desertification
With aims to combat desertification and to use scientific achievements, innovations and technological advances in this direction, an international scientific conference titled ‘Opportunities and Challenges: Development and Conservation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions’ began today in Ulaanbaatar city.
Mongolia to introduce Canada’s experience in forest sector
Parliamentary and government delegation led by Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat and representatives of UN-REDD+ national program attended forest policy makers meeting took place in British Columbia province of Canada.
4.3 magnitude earthquake recorded in Gobi-Altai aimag
On July 30, a 4.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in Bus Khairkhan, 18 km away from Bugat soum of Gobi-Altai aimag.
Red deer fawns relocated in Khantaishir Range
The relocation of red deers in Gobi-Altai aimag for blood transfusion and breeding purposes has been implemented for the second year. Ten red deer were relocated from Khustai National Park to the Khantaishir Range in Khaliun soum of Gobi-Altai aimag on July 8.
Mongolia receives 238 thousand foreign tourists in the first half of 2018
In the first half of 2018, 2.8 million persons crossed the border of Mongolia. Majority of inbound passengers or 39.2% have crossed through Zamiin-Uud border crossing, whereas 17.2% through Buyant-Ukhaa, 12.3% Gashuunsukhait, 11.0% Altanbulag, 7.3% Shiveekhuren, and 13.0% other border crossings.
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.
G.Tumurchuluun: I found out from my students that my book was being sold at Cuban bookstores