Earthquake frequency in Mongolia increases fivefold in 15 years
In 2005, about 200 earthquake occurrences were recorded in Mongolia. As of 2019, ithe figure increased by 1010, or five times in 15 years.
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake occurs in Umnugobi aimag
Yesterday, at 5:26 pm, a 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck an area named ‘Bayantsagaan’ in Tukhum bagh, 27km east to Bayandalai soum, Umnugobi aimag.
20 thousand trees to be planted in Dornogobi aimag this year
The Governor’s Office of Dornogobi aimag reported that it gave a directive to plant 20 thousand trees in the aimag this year.
3.9-magnitude of earthquake occurs in Khovd aimag
Today at 02:58, a 3.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in an area named ‘Khalzan Burged-Uul of Barlag bagh, 78km south east from the center of Altai soum, Khovd aimag.
Amount of dust particles in air reduced by about 60 percent
Capital city officials did an online announcement regarding current matters. To implement the Government’s decision to ban the usage of raw coal, public and administrative organizations of the capital city worked at a state of heightened readiness as according to the order of the Governor of the Capital City from October 1, 2019 to April 1, 2020.
Matad soum hit by earthquake
A 3.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in an area named ‘Toson-Uul’ of Buyan-Undur bagh, 74km east from the center of Matad soum, Dornod aimag.
Biodiversity to be conserved with participation of locals
An implementation of a project ‘Biodiversity and adaptation to climate change’ officially started in Khovd aimag.
Fifteen percent of total territory covered by snow
Fifteen percent of the total territory of the country has been blanketed with thick snow. Due to heavy snowfall in Uvs aimag, the spring condition is likely to worsen. More than 40 percent of the expected 1.4 million offspring of the aimag have been delivered.
Earthquake hits Tonkhil soum again
Today morning at 06:47:40, a 4.5 magnitude earthquake struck Tonkhil soum of Gobi-Altai aimag, followed by a few aftershocks.
Stranded swans reunite with the flock
A pair of swans that had got left behind in Mongolia on their way to warm lands in the fall of 2019 and been looked after in a warm shelter throughout the winter reunited with their flock.
Earthquake in Gobi-Altai felt in neighboring aimag
Today, at 11:03:11am, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in the area, 30km southeast from Tonkhil soum of Gobi-Altai aimag.
273 species of birds lives near the bank of Bulgan River
Bulgan soum of Khovd aimag is UNIQUE for having an ecosystem consisting of rare plants and animals. Thus, 31 percent of the total territory of Bulgan soum is included in the State Special Protected Area in aims of protecting the untouched nature, and preservation for future generations.
Border fences removed for wildlife migration
The border troops identified that the Argali wild sheep (Ovis ammon) flock had repeatedly knocked off the border fence in three parts near the Tsagaan River in Sagil soum of Uvs province in the Altai Sayan ecoregion. Therefore, with the funding of WWF-Mongolia, the province Environment and Tourism Department, Uvs Nuur Strictly Protected Area Administration, together with border troop unit dismantled some of the fences and made a way for wildlife migration.
Mongolia named as one of 16 countries suitable for traveling without coronavirus
‘The Telegraph’ has published a list of 16 countries that are suitable to travel, with no confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection. The list included the following countries: Bolivia, Namibia, Cuba, Turkey, Mongolia, Madagascar, Peru, the Maldives, Malta, Laos, Botswana, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Columbia, Hungary, and Tanzania.
Hay and fodder provided for wild animals
Environment and Tourism Department of Gobi-Altai aimag took the second biotechnical measures since the arrival of 2020 and prepared hay and fodder to wild animals.
A 4.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in Orkhon aimag
Today, at 3.15 pm, a 4.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Orkhon aimag. An epicenter of the quake was 6 km away Jargalan soum of Orkhon aimag.
429 vertebrate species recorded in Khovd aimag
Today marks the World Wildlife Day. In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora in 1973, as World Wildlife Day.
More areas likely to suffer dzud disaster
Arkhangai, Bulgan, Orkhon, Zavkhan, Khuvsgul and Uvs aimags that are risky to dzud disaster will be distributed 2303 tons of hay free of charge.
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