70 percent of country covered with snow
As reported by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry last week, about 70 percent of the country was covered with snow.
Public transport emission to be reduced by over 80 percent
A memorandum on introducing diesel particulate filters (DPF), which reduce public transport emission by 85-97 percent, in Mongolia was signed by KOTRA Ulaanbaatar of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea and the Transport Department of the Capital City.
MNT 200 million to be spent for reservation of Ugii lake ecosystem
A total of MNT 400 million were allocated in the state budget for 2019-2020 for the protection and improvement of Ugii lake of Arkhangai aimag, of which MNT 200 million were budgeted for 2019.
Project 'Green Pasture' to be implemented in Khovd aimag
Khas Bank, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Mongolian National Federation of Pasture User Groups of Herders are to jointly implement the project ‘Green Pasture’ in Khovd aimag.
Solar power plant in Sumber soum puts into operation
With funding of USD 17.6 million by Khas Bank, 10 mWt solar power plant in Sumber soum of Gobisumber aimag was put into operation.
Discussion held on increasing responsibility on improving waste management
In the frameworks of the project, ‘Waste and Climate Change’, being co-implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Asia Foundation, a discussion was held under the theme, ‘Increasing the responsibility of manufacturers and importers in enhancing waste management’. Corresponding experts of aimags and districts attended the discussion.
Mongolia works on increasing target goal for reducing greenhouse gas
A seminar took place on the contribution of Mongolia to the Paris Agreement in aims of redefining the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) with the participation of sectors.
Mongolia to collaborate with Russia and China in protection of white-naped crane
Some six environmental organizations of Mongolia, Russia and China signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on protection of white-naped cranes last week in Nanchang, China.
Fourth academic conference on natural condition held
The fourth biennial international academic conference entitled ‘Considering natural conditions and territorial features in the social and economic development’ was organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.
Two tons of trash removed from Khukh lake bottom
A total of two tons of waste including fishnet and other types of waste has been pulled out of the Kukh lake, reports the MONTSAME correspondent in Uvs aimag.
Tsagaan Del cave to be taken into state protection
A draft resolution on taking some areas under the state special protection was discussed and approved during the meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment, Food and Agriculture on January 16.
Living Planet Report 2018 presented in Khovd aimag
An introduction event of the ‘Living Planet Report 2018’ of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) was held in Khovd aimag on January 16.
MNT 4 billion project to increase flow of Ulz river to commence this year
With state budget financing of MNT 4 billion, the project to increase the water flow in Ulz river will commence this year.
Annual catch limit for Tolbo and Achit rivers set at 32 tons
During its meeting on January 4, 2019, the Citizens’ Representative Meeting of Bayan-Ulgii aimag approved the annual catch limit on Tolbo lake at 20 tons and Achit river at 12 tons.
Earthquake recorded in Dundgobi aimag
Yesterday, at 01.05pm, magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred in Gurvansaikhan soum of Dundgobi aimag.
Discussion on REDD National Programme held
Discussion on the National Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) was held on January 4. It was aimed at discussing the project with the government and non-governmental organizations, scholars, researchers, the public and other relevant stakeholders, getting proposals from them.
Third phase begins for project on reducing air pollution of Ulaanbaatar city
As according to the memorandum signed between the Government of Mongolia and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the first and second phase of the Capacity Development Project for Air Pollution Control in Ulaanbaatar City was implemented in 2009-2017.
Pasture deterioration and desertification research underway
A research to identify the pastureland trend in Mongolia is underway with the help of 1516 monitoring points of the state meteorology and hydrology network installed throughout the country.
4.52 magnitude earthquake recorded in Umnugobi aimag
Yesterday, at 11.12 am, a 4.52 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Nomgon soum of Umnugobi aimag. An epicenter of the earthquake was a place named ‘Kharaat-Uuliin khets’, 73 km away from Nomgon soum center.
Discussion on ways to reduce air pollution takes place
Environment and Green Development Committee of the Citizens' Representative Khural of the capital city and the Air Pollution Reduction Department of Ulaanbaatar city co-organized a discussion under the theme, ‘Joining forces against air pollution’ today on December 26.
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