MNT 550 million allocated from state budget to tackle desertification
This year, a total of MNT 550 million has been allocated from the state budget for reducing desertification and land degradation. The funds are being used for works to protect about 200 hectares of land in the aimags of Khovd, Gobi-Altai, Umnugobi, Bayankhongor, Dundgobi, and Gobisumber.
A new regulation on 'Green Bond' approved to boost green finance in Mongolia
A major step forward has been taken to help Mongolia tackle its environmental challenges, with a new regulation approved by the Board of the Financial Regulatory Commission (FRC) to help grow green finance in the country.
Trees planted to bring awareness to ecosystem restoration in Mongolia
In observance of World Environment Day in Mongolia and to support the National Government to implement their ‘Vision-2050’ development policy to protect and increase the forest zones, People in Need INGO in cooperation with Czech Republic Embassy, and Caritas Czech Republic INGO planted trees in Bogd-Khan Mountain.
Toson Khulstai Biosphere Reserve Certificates presented
Toson Khulstai Biosphere Reserve Certificates were presented at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today, on June 4.
An online event on youth involvement on environmental issues to be organized for deaf youth
The Mongol Ecology Center is organizing its first online event for deaf youth as part of the Youth Sustainability Corps program.
Beneficial bacteria to be used in reducing soil pollution near Gandantegchinlen Monastery
On May 26, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar D.Sumiyabazar became acquainted with the operations of Mongolian Buddhist Center of Gandantegchinlen Monastery.
Soil is the solution
What do you think of when you hear the word “desertification”? Sand dunes slowly encroaching on bountiful farmland? The Sahara and Gobi taking over Africa and Asia? Rivers and streams drying up? That’s certainly part of it. But the key impact of desertification is the degradation of land – to the point where soil becomes so damaged that it no longer supports life.
Supplementary fodder placed for Gobi bear-Mazaalai
Bayankhongor aimag’s Photographers’ Association, in partnership with a branch of Bank of Mongolia in the aimag, organized an activity to leave supplementary fodder for the Gobi bear- Mazaalai.
Khankh soum hit by earthquake
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. 4.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in a place called ‘Aduun’, 29 km southwest of Khankh soum, at 05:00 AM today.
“Climate Week” campaign running
With support from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the United Nations Development Program, an online campaign themed “Climate is changing, and we?” is being organized from May 17 to 21.
Archaeological sites around the capital city taken under protection
As the capital city expands, archaeological sites are more likely to be destroyed by people.
MCA Mongolia, Mobicom discuss possible collaboration and synergies
On May 10, 2021, within the frame of the Ulaanbaatar city Water Supply Project funded by the Mongolia Water Compact, MCA-Mongolia held a meeting with Mobicom Corporation to discuss possible collaboration and synergies between two organizations.
Beaver gives birth to quintuplets at Beaver Breeding Center
One of 44 beavers inhabiting in Beaver Breeding Center at the Environmental Department of the Capital City, gave birth to quintuplets on May 10.
25,000 trees to be planted under tree planting campaign
25,000 young trees will be planted in 100 khoroos of the capital city as part of a campaign encouraging every household to plant trees.
Earthquake occurs in Khankh soum three days in a row
3.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in a place called ‘Doloon-Uul’, 25 km southwest of Khankh soum, at 02:31 AM today.
6.3 magnitude earthquake occurs in Khankh soum.
6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in a place, 32km southwest of Khankh soum of Khuvsgul aimag, at 04:46 PM, yesterday.
Khomyn Tal’s first foal of 2021 born
A mare named Carmen in the herd of a stallion named Yus gave birth to the first Przewalski’s horse (Takhi) foal of 2021 in Khomyn Tal on April 25.
Ground-source heating technology to be introduced in Ulaanbaatar
At the 6th meeting of the Citizens' Representative Khural of the Capital City (City Council) that took place on April 29, an official in charge of air and environmental pollution projects Z.Tumurtumuu introduced works being carried out to reduce air and environmental pollution.
Project document to combat yellow dust storm to be developed
Mongolia and China have agreed to develop a joint project document to determine the location of the dust storm station when the pandemic situation subsides.
Additional seismic stations to be installed
On April 15, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia S.Amarsaikhan worked at the Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics and gave an order to conduct studies in establishing new seismic stations designed for earthquake prediction and public warning in connection with the increasing earthquake activity in Mongolia.
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