1,500 trees and shrubs planted at National Garden Park
On the National Tree Planting Day on October 12, representatives of over 30 entities and organizations, such as the Secretariat of the Parliament, the Governor’s Office of the Capital City, and ‘Erdenes-Tavan Tolgoi’ JSC, planted about 1,500 trees and shrubs of 9 species at the National Garden Park.
Sustainable Tourism Development Project launched in Khentii aimag
An opening ceremony for the Sustainable Tourism Development Project was held in Dadal soum of Khentii aimag on October 10,
MNT 3.9 billion spent for gobi animals of Mongolia
An event ‘Great Gobi 6’ annually takes place at the initiative of the WWF Mongolia to protect gobi wild animals of Mongolia, wild bactrian camel, gobi bear, takhi or wild horse, khulan or wild Ass, and saiga antelope, and goitered gazelle (Great Gobi 6) and their home - the Gobi ecosystems as well as to broadly involve governmental and non-governmental organizations and the local communities in the conservation activities.
Senior Officials of Subregional Program for Environmental Cooperation convening
The Twenty-Third Senior Officials Meeting of the North-East Asian Subregional Program for Environmental Cooperation (NEASPEC) is being hosted by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Ulaanbaatar city on October 9-10.
Private sector’s role in mitigation of climate change highlighted
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia and the Ministry of Environment of Japan together with other corresponding bodies organized a meeting to provide information on the possibilities for carrying out projects and programs under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) set up in Mongolia as per the Low Carbon Development Partnership between the governments of Mongolia and Japan and to link businesspeople of the two countries.
ADB starts second Eco-Tourism Project for Mongolia's National Parks
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Mongolia today wrapped up one successful eco-tourism project and embarked on a second project aimed to help Mongolia benefit from a boom in domestic and overseas tourists while safeguarding the environment.
Przewalski’s horse relocation in photos
A photo exhibition ‘Przewalski’s horses through the lens of Director of Prague Zoo’ is opened today.
Land rehabilitation works conducted on 110 ha of area
The Cabinet has resolved to stop exploration of some mining companies and entities which are running operations in headwater and archeological sites, disturbing ecological balance.
Ozone layer recovering by 1-3 percent per decade
In the framework of marking the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was marked yesterday on September 16, the National Ozone Unit of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism held a press conference.
Sludge processing facility puts into operation
Construction of Ulaanbaatar Wastewater Treatment Plant has been commenced with soft loan of the Government of China.
First Mongolia-China Bird Fair held
The first Mongolia and China Bird Fair was held on September 7-8 in National Garden Park, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Environment Minister meets top participants of ‘Green Passport’ campaign
Initiated by Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat, ‘Green Passport’ campaign is being successfully implemented with aims to give knowledge of environment protection and prepare a generation of nature protectors with the help of high school students.
South Korea takes 200 beetles from Mongolia for relocation
Within the cooperation between environmental authorities of Mongolia and South Korea, the South Korean side has taken 200 dung beetles from Mongolia reintroduce the rollers which have been extinct in the country.
‘Ikh Nart Pasture Management’ discussion takes place
At the initiation of the Denver Zoological Foundation of the U.S, Dornogobi aimag’s Citizens’ Representative Khural, ‘Confederation for the Protection of Endangered Species of Mongolia’ NGO and the authority of the Ikh Nart Nature Reserve jointly organized the ‘Ikh Nart Pasture Management’ discussion in Sainshand city on August 21-22.
Delegates of German Federal Ministry of Environment works in Mongolia
At the invitation of Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat, delegates of the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of led by Parliamentary State Secretary Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter are currently on a working visit in Mongolia between August 23 and 28.
Khuvsgul Lake area to be developed as eco-tourism zone
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. During its meeting held on August 21, the Cabinet approved a resolution to make an area around the Khuvsgul Lake an Eco-tourism region in order to safeguard the eco-system of the Lake and develop sustainable and environment-friendly tourism. The Khuvsgul Lake, containing almost 70 percent of Mongolia's fresh water, is one of the most popular tourism destinations of Mongolia and surrounded by beautiful landscapes.
Cable cars to be introduced near Manzushir monastery
The construction of ‘Manzushir’ cultural, religious and tourism complex on the remains of Manzushir monastery commenced today on August 21.
Green loans to be provided to individuals
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the National Committee for Environmental Pollution Reduction signed an agreement on Green loan with three commercial banks on August 15. The loan is targeted to finance the home insulation, electric heating and eco toilets of ger area residents.
“Poor pasture management ruining Mongolia’s grasslands”
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 14, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Mongolia, global humanitarian organization, in cooperation with the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry organized a discussion under the theme “Proper pasture management and breeding of fine wool sheep”. The meeting convened to deliberate on issues of pastureland degradation, which affected some 60 percent of the land surface of Mongolia and its prevention.