Discussion held on increasing responsibility on improving waste management
In the frameworks of the project, ‘Waste and Climate Change’, being co-implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Asia Foundation, a discussion was held under the theme, ‘Increasing the responsibility of manufacturers and importers in enhancing waste management’. Corresponding experts of aimags and districts attended the discussion.
Mongolia works on increasing target goal for reducing greenhouse gas
A seminar took place on the contribution of Mongolia to the Paris Agreement in aims of redefining the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) with the participation of sectors.
Mongolia to collaborate with Russia and China in protection of white-naped crane
Some six environmental organizations of Mongolia, Russia and China signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on protection of white-naped cranes last week in Nanchang, China.
Fourth academic conference on natural condition held
The fourth biennial international academic conference entitled ‘Considering natural conditions and territorial features in the social and economic development’ was organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.
Two tons of trash removed from Khukh lake bottom
A total of two tons of waste including fishnet and other types of waste has been pulled out of the Kukh lake, reports the MONTSAME correspondent in Uvs aimag.
Tsagaan Del cave to be taken into state protection
A draft resolution on taking some areas under the state special protection was discussed and approved during the meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment, Food and Agriculture on January 16.
Living Planet Report 2018 presented in Khovd aimag
An introduction event of the ‘Living Planet Report 2018’ of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) was held in Khovd aimag on January 16.
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.