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.
4.7 magnitude earthquake recorded in Altai soum
Today or at 5.54 am, a 4.72 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Altai soum of Khovd aimag.
Environment and Tourism Minister receives Green Apple Environment Award
‘Green Passport’ campaign being implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has been selected as ‘National Environmental Governance-2018’ by the World Green Organization, headquarters in London. Furthermore, Environment and Tourism Minister N.Tserenbat has become the Green World Ambassador.
Census of snow leopards commences
n collaboration with specialists of National University of Mongolia and the Institute of Biology of MAS, the World Wildlife Fund Mongolia Program Office is working to define the number of snow leopards in Mongolia.
12th policy consultation on environment between Mongolia and Japan held
The 12th policy consultation on the environmental sector between Mongolia and Japan took place today on December 20.
Mongolian delegation attending the 24th Conference of the Parties
The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held on December 2-14 in Katowice, Poland. Over 200 countries and NGOs participated in the conference.
Bilateral cooperation mechanism created in water sector
The first meeting of Mongolia-China joint working group in water sector was held in Beijing, China on December 13.
Memorandum of Cooperation on environment signed with Japan
Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Ts.Batbayar worked as a part of the delegation for Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh’s official visit to Japan.
100 thousand fruit trees to be planted around the capital city
Some three entities of South Korea are to implement forestation project in Mongolia to combat deforestation in the country, stopping the dust storms coming from Mongolia.
Top Green Passport holders awarded
The top participants of the Green Passport campaign, which was initiated by the Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat, were given awards.
Capacity Development Project for Air Pollution Control to be implemented with JICA assistance
On December 10, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)’s technical assistance for ‘Capacity Development Project for Air pollution control in Ulaanbaatar City Phase 3’ held its kick-off seminar at Mongol Japan Center, cooperating with Air Pollution Reducing Agency of Capital City (APRD).
Capital’s first co-managed nature park opens to public
‘Selbe Goliin Ekh’ nature park is now open to public. By the decision of the Citizens’ Representative Meeting of the Capital in 2012, 2071.5 hectares of land, habitat of rare plants and animals that important to the ecosystem, were made a locally protected area under the name ‘Selbe Goliin Ekh’ (Headwater area of the Selbe River).
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