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‘Together Against Smog’ trade fair

Mongolian manufacturers will introduce and promote eco-friendly stoves, heating systems, clean fuel, and air purifiers at the “Together Against Smog” trade fair from August...

Water expert urges better conservation efforts by miners

Mongolia has 29 primary watersheds, which are divided between the Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Central Asian Internal Basins (CAIB). The CAIB in southern...

Challengin Mongolia’s neglect of the ‘unseen’

Mongolians have a peculiar habit of ignoring the “unseen” and putting things off until the last minute. This habit can be observed in the...

Experts raise concerns about scarce drinking water resources

Mongolian hydrogeology experts urged the nation to protect and conserve underground water due to high risks of contamination. Mongolia uses 600 to 700 million cubic...

Saiga antelope death toll exceeds 700

An outbreak of disease has killed 727 Saiga antelope and three black-tailed deer in Govi-Altai Province, according to officials. A working group established last week...

Tackling illegal wildlife trafficking in Mongolia

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a reputable science and conservation center founded in 1826, is currently enforcing the Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade in...

Minister D.Oyunkhorol touches on water pollution, eco-friendly mining practices and...

The following interview covers environment and tourism related issues with Member of Parliament D.Oyunkhorol, who has been appointed as the Minister of Environment and Tourism for the second time. The...

Public urination and spitting to warrant 20,000 MNT fine

The revised Law on Hygiene became effective on February 29, 2016. The public attention has been drawn to a particular provision in the law, which states, “If...

Mongolia takes big strides towards eco-friendly society

The following is an interview with general coordinator of the Organic Mongolia Program D.Onon about the program and environmental concerns in Mongolia. Can you tell...

Poor outhouse management increases risk of infectious disease outbreak

The public should stay alert of soil-borne diseases because the risks of flood and soil pollution is increasing as the weather becomes warmer, warns...