Number of eco schools reaches to 286
As of today, 286 secondary schools and 4 kindergartens have been registered in Eco School international program based on ISO 14001 environmental management system which aims at ingraining environmental-friendly lifestyle.
Biosafety and Bioprotection regional training taking place in Uvs
Western regional training ‘Biosafety and Bioprotection’ is running on November 6-8 in Ulaangom city, Uvs aimag.
Int'l Investment Bank to fund project of Mongolian scholars
International Investment Bank (IIB) decided to grant MNT100 million for a project worked out by scholars of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS).
Second National Forum on Rangeland takes place
The 2nd National Forum on Rangeland of Mongolia was reported that the monitoring on pastureland being made in over 1500 sites of Mongolia shows 42 percent of land is not overgrazed, 13.5 percent is in low level of overgrazing, 21.8 percent is in middle-level, 12.8 percent is heavily overgrazed and 10.3 percent is overgrazed without recovering.
Mongolian delegate takes part in formulating plan on disaster reduction for next 20 years
Deputy chairman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Colonel Ts.Ganzorig is attending the Asian Conference of Disaster Reduction (ACDR2018) being held in Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan from October 30 to November 1.
National Pollutant Register to be established
Co-organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), presentations on sources of polluting substances and testing on methods of measurement are taking place until October 26.
Environment Minister meets Nagoya University delegates
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat met with delegates headed by Seiichi Matsuo, President of Nagoya University at their request
Khuvsgul aimag receives over 100 thousand tourists
The number of foreign and domestic tourists visiting Khuvsgul aimag, one of the tourism attractions in Mongolia, is increasing year-by-year.
International Snow Leopard Day to be celebrated
On October 23, 2013, political leaders from 12 countries and representatives of donor organizations came together to endorse the Bishkek Declaration on the conservation of snow leopards, which came to be celebrated annually as the International Snow Leopard Day.
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.