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U.S. scientist receives Mongolian award for work to protect the country’s environment

A U.S. scientist has been awarded
the Mongolia Friendship Medal by Mongolia President Nambariin Enkhbayar.
The...

18-Jul-07
Conference on Ozone Depleting Substances held in Mongolia


Delegated from eleven countries
gathered in Mongolia Thursday to review enforcement of the Montreal
Protocol, which calls...

01-Jul-07
Vulture from Mongolia, lost in Thailand, denied permission for return

A Mongolian vulture, stranded
in Thailand, has been denied permission to be flown back to its native
country. 

The cinereous vulture, also
called a black or monk vulture, was discovered in southwest Thailand
...

In meeting with Enkhbayar, Russia offers to build Mongolian nuclear power plants

Russia has announced its willingness
to build nuclear power plants in Mongolia.  

During a one day visit to Ulaanbaatar,
Sergei Kirienko, head of the Russian Nuclear Agency, said Russia was
prepared to share its...

Dutch monitoring system protects the grasslands in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, 20070505 -- In Ulaanbaatar the Dutch company EARS
installed its energy and water assessment monitoring system (EWBMS). The system receives hourly satellite data and
provides daily information on dryness, frost and...

Biobeer: Spatial Ecology of the Manul (Otocolobus manul) in Central Mongolia

This month's biobeers talk will be given by Steve Ross (PhD
student). The title is "Spatial Ecology of the Manul (Otocolobus
manul) in Central Mongolia"

The spatial ecology of the manul (Otocolobus manul) was...

01-May-07
Number of Motor Vehicles is Growing in Mongolia

By the end
of 2006 there were 141 469 vehicles in Mongolia according to the
report from the State Research Center. (95 115 cars and 29 443
trucks).A year before this number was 131.184.

In the
...

27-Apr-07
Earth Day in Mongolia: Onggi River Movement receives Award

The Asia Foundation and TheGoldman Environmental Prize announced today that Tsetsge Munkhbayar ofMongolia, founder of a mass citizen's movement to protect Mongolia'snational waterways, has won a 2007 Goldman Environmental Prize -- the...

23-Apr-07
Fires cause damage of USD1.5 million

Ulaanbaatar, /MONTSAME/. Nine forest and steppe fires have occurred on the national scale since January 1. The first one in Myangad soum of Khovd aimag burnt up the reed on 60 hectares. Large parts of forests disappeared and great damage caused...

10-Apr-07
Japan, Mongolia discussed environmental policies

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) of Japan held a Japan-Mongolia Environment
Policy Dialogue on January 30 (Tuesday), 2007, to exchange information
concerning the environment in Japan and Mongolia and to examine a direction for...

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