Deer Stone Monuments Added to UNESCO World Heritage List
The Deer Stone Monuments and Related Bronze Age Sites in Mongolia were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List at the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee.
Cooperation with Saudi Arabia in Environment Sector to be Intensified
Minister of Environment and Tourism Bat-Erdene received His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd Al Saud, Minister of State and Member of the House of Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who is on an Official Visit to Mongolia to exchange views on intensifying bilateral relations in environment sector. Particularly, Mongolian side offered to actively participate in preparation of the 16th sessions of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, sending officials and requested to provide a pavilion during the Conference for promoting Mongolia, reports the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.
Implementation of Regulation on Mineral Extraction by Micro-Mining Discussed
Last year by its Decree No.296, the Government of Mongolia newly approved the Regulation on Mineral Extraction by Micro-Mining. This regulation pursues the two main objectives: increase local employment and give artisanal miners areas damaged by mining activities for use towards further reclamation.
Number of Tourists Visiting Mongolia Exceeds 430 Thousand
As of August 29, 2023, some 431,130 tourists have visited Mongolia within the frame of the "Visit Mongolia Year", making approximately USD 650 million revenue to the country’s economy.
Vegan Festival 2023: Vegan is the Solution for a Sustainable Future
The Mongolian Organic Green Food Association is organizing the “Vegan Festival - 2023” in Ulaanbaatar on August 26-27, 2023, under the theme “Vegan is the Solution.
20th Meeting of the Goose Specialists Held in Mongolia
The 20th Meeting of the Goose Specialist Group of Wetlands International and the IUCN-Species Survival Commission (GSG) was held on August 16-18, 2023, in Mongolia.
International Forum "Climate Change and Youth"
Over 200 children and young people from ten countries took initiatives to contribute to environmental protection and address climate change.
Tourism Generates MNT 63.6 Billion in Tax Revenue
Mongolian businesses operating in the field of tourism have paid MNT 63.6 billion in taxes as of the first half of this year.
Starting today (July 28), it is expected to heat up in most areas, beginning from the southwest of the western aimags.
First Research on Wood Decay Starts
The Institute of Geography and Geoecology of Mongolia in collaboration with researchers from Germany’s Freiburg and Göttingen University has started a research to study the presence and distribution of the decay or rot in larch trees in Khangai soum, Arkhangai aimag.
Mongolian and Chinese Researchers Collaborate to Establish an Information System for Mazaalai Habitat
Researchers from Mongolia and China will jointly establish a geographical information system for the habitat of the Mazaalai in the Great Gobi Strictly Prohibited Area.
Weather Warning: Flood Alert
Flooding warnings have been issued as heavy rain is forecasted to hit Ulaanbaatar and its surrounding areas, specifically the Baganuur district, on July 25 and on the night from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Research on Forest Ecosystem of NUM Published on “NATURE” Magazine
The research titled “Approaching a thermal tipping point in the Eurasian boreal forest at its southern margin”, which was conducted by the Laboratory of Forest Ecosystem Monitoring of the National University of Mongolia (NUM), was published in the “NATURE” Communications Earth & Environment” magazine on July 10.
Transition to Green Economy via National Consensus
At the panel discussion, it was underlined that the carbon market is the source of green financing and the main instrument to ensure green development.
Conservation Trust Fund Established in Mongolia
On the sidelines of the “Mongolia Economic Forum-2023,” the Ministry of Environment and Tourism announced that The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is launching a Conservation Trust Fund in Mongolia.
Weather Warning: Flood Alert in the Capital City and Mountainous Regions
Flooding warnings have been issued as heavy rains continue to drench the capital city Ulaanbaatar and some eastern and western aimags of Mongolia. Forecasters warn of heavy rains on Naadam Festival days, July 10-13 in Ulaanbaatar and mountainous regions.
Ibex Introduced in Bulgan Mountain
On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the establishment of Arkhangai aimag, a group of natives initiated the introduction of ibex to Bulgan Mountain in collaboration with teachers, scientists and researchers of the Agricultural University.
Onon Balj Biosphere Reserve Joins UNESCO Global Network
Onon-Balj Biosphere Reserve of Mongolia has been registered to the global network of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme has approved the designation of 10 new biosphere reserves in 9 countries, and one transboundary biosphere reserve across 2 countries during the 35th meeting of the International Coordinating Council of the Programme on June 14.
Mongolia’s Stance and Progress on Green Finance Presented
The “Green Finance-International Forum,” which is being co-organized by the Office of the President of Mongolia, the Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association, the Institute of Finance and Sustainability of China, International Finance Cooperation, Sustainable Banking, and Finance Network, and the Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia, is continuing on the second day in Ulaanbaatar.
Green Funding Growth in Spotlight of Green Finance Forum
Under the auspices of the President of Mongolia, the "Green Finance - International Forum" is taking place for the second time in Ulaanbaatar on June 13-16. B. Davaadalai, Economic Policy Adviser to the President of Mongolia has been interviewed on the current situation of green financing, the proposed goals, and the expected results of the Forum.