Analysis: Can Inner Mongolia reach peak carbon this decade?

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Energy authorities in Inner Mongolia are aiming to connect 50 gigawatts of renewable power to the grid by 2025. Inner Mongolia had at one point accounted for 7.66% of global bitcoin mining. Neither of these will be easy for Inner Mongolia. Inner Mongolia approved 25.9

Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia 19 August 10 · 0 comments | Organic in Mongolia | W inter is long , cold and windy in Mongolia. A dining first in Mongolia: local, fresh, organic Bayarmaa’s interest in health foods began when 3 books about macrobiotics were first translated into Mongolian, about 5 years ago.

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Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia 19 August 10 · 0 comments | Organic in Mongolia | W inter is long , cold and windy in Mongolia. A dining first in Mongolia: local, fresh, organic Bayarmaa’s interest in health foods began when 3 books about macrobiotics were first translated into Mongolian, about 5 years ago.

Celebrating 5 Years in Mongolia

Cool Green Science

Charles Bedford , the Regional Managing Director for The Nature Conservancy’s Asia Pacific Region , has been going to Mongolia for many years and we recently caught up with him after his most recent visit to attend the Mongolia Green Development Conference in UlaanBaatar. Conservancy Talk: How has Mongolia changed since the first time you went there? Conservancy Talk: To date, what has been the Conservancy team’s biggest accomplishment or success story in Mongolia ?

Partners Join to Protect Mongolia’s River Wolves

Cool Green Science

The taimen fish, Hucho taimen, of Mongolia is the world’s largest member of the salmonoid family. It’s not surprising these huge fish are popular among recreational anglers, who travel to northern Mongolia from all over the world for the opportunity to catch and release them on fishing tours. This summer, the Nature Conservancy lead a community-focused taimen education campaign in northern Mongolia’s Delgermoron-Shishhed River Basin. They call them “river wolves.”

Can Drones Help Monitor Vultures on Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe?

Nature Conservancy - Science

But that may change thanks to unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, which Conservancy scientists are testing as a new tool to monitor Cinereous Vulture populations in Mongolia’s Kherlen Toono Uul Nature Reserve. In Mongolia, Cinereous Vultures cruise across the Eastern Steppe — the world’s largest remaining temperate grassland — where nomadic herders have tended livestock since before the rise of Genghis Khan. The Conservancy in Mongolia.

On the Trail of Ghosts: Searching for Snow Leopards in Mongolia

Nature Conservancy - Science

In comparison with other field trips I had made in Mongolia, this one was relatively uneventful. Can Drones Help Monitor Vultures on Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe? Due, in large part, to the support of the local community, Mongolia’s Prime Minister announced in December 2015 that Tost Uul — and its surrounding area, covering greater than 1.6 TNC in Mongolia. No cars were flipped over, no tents blew away in hurricane winds, and no swollen rivers blocked our way.

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New Way of Analyzing Tree Rings Confirms Unprecedented Central Asia Warming

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A relatively new way of analyzing tree rings has allowed researchers to reconstruct temperatures in Mongolia since 1269 C.E. New Way of Analyzing Tree Rings Confirms Unprecedented Central Asia Warming

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Sandstorms and pollution create hazardous air quality in Beijing

AGreenLiving

State media reported that 341 individuals were missing in nearby Mongolia, which was also affected by the sandstorms. Eco Green a-high-alert across-the-gobi air pollution air quality beijing bloodstream chinese daily mongolia pollution sydney timeOn Monday, citizens of Beijing woke up to an orange sky, with the air quality recorded as hazardous. As the commuters woke up to carry on with their daily activities, they came face to face with a thick cloud of dust across the capital.

New Chief Operating Officer Lois Quam Chats with Mark Tercek

Cool Green Science

Quam: Mongolia. Interviews Uncategorized chief operating officer Climate Change conservation coo green innovation minnesota mongolia women leaders Lois Quam, The Nature Conservancy’s Chief Operating Officer. Photo © Devan King. I’m delighted to welcome Lois Quam to The Nature Conservancy as Chief Operating Officer. Lois joined the Conservancy in early April. She is the former Special Advisor to U.S.

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Is Cashmere Sustainable?

Cool Green Science

For its part, Mongolia produces around 3,000 tons each year (although much of this cashmere is smuggled illegally into China, where it’s then exported to world markets). So what: Over the past several decades, increased demand for cashmere led to huge herds of goats in northern China and Mongolia. Between 1992 and 1999, the number of cashmere goats in Mongolia alone double from 5.5 Join the cause and stand with Mongolia.

Carbfix turns emissions into stone

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Eco Green a-high-alert a-permanent-and air pollution beijing carbon chinese events iceland mongolia pollution positive news sydneyAn Icelandic startup has an intriguing solution to the emissions problem: turn carbon into stone. While it sounds like an evil power out of a fairy tale, and maybe there is a little bit of magic to Carbfix’s approach, we’ll assume its proprietary technology is scientific. Here’s how it works.

Conservation Next? Getting Real about Rural Stewardship

Nature Conservancy - Science

In Mongolia , nomadic herders are improving grassland management patterns and seeing good forage on the vast, open steppe where Saker falcons still soar and takhi , the world’s only wild horses, run free. People and Conservation conservation and development human well-being Kenya mongolia rural conservation rural livelihoods Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia District, Kenya — a place with an active ranch and wildlife on the same property.

Don’t Shoot The Saiga

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The saiga, an antelope native to Mongolia and nearby regions, is facing a variety of challenges. But the steppes of Russia, Mongolia, and neighbouring countries is the last refuge of this odd creature. Environment Science & Technology antelope conservation Mongolia saiga Listed as a vulnerable species, the population has been dwindling since the 1980s and the demise of the former Soviet Union. In fact, the drop has been about 95% in the past 20 years.

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Tracking the Three-Legged Snow Leopard

Nature Conservancy - Science

Nature Conservancy scientists are collaring snow leopards in western Mongolia to help limit livestock predation and protect these rare cats. From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Camera Traps Mammals Nature + People Research Technology

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Photography as a Conservation Science Tool

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, our Development by Design work in Mongolia has involved using satellite imagery to develop models that predict the nature and quality of habitats in the Eastern Steppe and Gobi Desert. Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Nonetheless the field trips to Mongolia and my attempts to photograph my experiences forced me to understand the challenges the landscape and the people that depend on it face so I could anticipate images that would help tell their story. Fern fronds.

China puts an end to new overseas coal plant projects

A Greener Life

A coal-burning power plant can be seen behind a factory in the city of Baotou, in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Photo credit: Reuters / David Gray. By Anders Lorenzen.

Tengri Set To Double Numbers of Mongolian Herder Communities Supported through Development of Khangai Noble Yarns

Green (Living) Review

Tengri, the first British brand and noble yarn technology specialist to introduce Mongolian yak fibres from the Khangai region to the UK market, will contribute significant change for good by addressing the humanitarian crisis on the steppes of Mongolia, as part of its growth phase two. Launching a Crowdcube campaign on 8 th April, Tengri will offer investors a chance to support environmental and social change in rural Mongolia, whilst shaping the future of a directional fashion brand.

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My Awesome Inspirational Conservation Mix (Vol 1-Mongolia)

Cool Green Science

I saw the hit movie Guardians of the Galaxy with my family and it got me thinking about my recent far away trip to western Mongolia. As an idiot who lives on Earth working on conservation, it took a trip to western Mongolia to remind me about the value of inspiration. Immersed in Mongolia’s rich cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, and spectacular wildlife, it was an awesome mix (and this one dates to way before the hits of the 1970s).

Here Today, Gone To-Marmot

Cool Green Science

In 2009, The Nature Conservancy in Mongolia identified eight critical grassland species and habitats. Child receiving TNC campaign calendar in Mongolia grasslands. Herder in Mongolia grasslands. Nyamkhand and his wife Borkhuu in Mongolia grasslands. PHOTO CREDIT © Amy Schrei/TNC Community participation is critical for all of the Conservancy’s work in Mongolia. Today, the only key species in decline is the marmot.

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Going Gobi

Cool Green Science

The Nature Conservancy’s work in Mongolia has centered around creating Ecoregional Assessments (ERAs) to map the areas that are critical for conservation, especially with rapid development, namely mining, impacting the country in every region. This summer, I traveled with a team of Conservancy staff and partners to eastern and southern Gobi provinces in southern Mongolia to share results of the Gobi desert ERA with local governments, NGOs and companies.

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Saving the Least Protected Habitat on Earth

Cool Green Science

In places like Mongolia, for example, leaders are looking to The Nature Conservancy for help as they pursue economic development in a sustainable way. But Mongolia’s leadership was smart. A boy minding his family’s goats in the grassland steppe of Eastern Mongolia’s Tosonhulstai Nature Reserve. Using smart science and collaboration, we can ensure a sustainable future for both the people and wildlife of Mongolia.

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Going Gobi

Cool Green Science

The Nature Conservancy’s work in Mongolia has centered around creating Ecoregional Assessments (ERAs) to map the areas that are critical for conservation, especially with rapid development, namely mining, impacting the country in every region. This summer, I traveled with a team of Conservancy staff and partners to eastern and southern Gobi provinces in southern Mongolia to share results of the Gobi desert ERA with local governments, NGOs and companies.

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Science: On Earth Day, Hope for a Better Future

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Nature Conservancy’s Galbadrakh (Gala) Davaa, (on right) Director of Conservation for the Mongolia Program, uses a GPS to show the locations of mines to herder Nanzaddorj Namkhai, (center) a volunteer ranger at the Ugtam Nature Reserve, and a second local herder on left. In Mongolia, for example, The Nature Conservancy worked with the government officials to scientifically analyze the country’s landscapes. The word “science” means many things to different people.

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“Last-Ditch” Attempt to Save Species on the EDGE

Eco Friendly Daily

Photo: A long-eared jeroba from Mongolia, one of the top ten EDGE species. Today a group of scientists announced a new effort to protect “the world’s most unusual, endangered and neglected species.” ” While gathering support for what they call “last-ditch” conservation efforts for these imperiled animals, the group’s top priority species–the Yangtze River dolphin–may already be lost to the world.

Christmas around the World; Russia

Green Home Blog

Today, we mean a large, sprawling country bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean on the north, the Pacific Ocean to the east, China and Mongolia to the south, and many of the 14 countries to the west. Christmas around the World; Russia.

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Wishing you a greener holiday!

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Jalisco, Mexico: a fiesta of quince

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350 Tomorrow

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In places from drought-stricken Mongolia to flood-stricken Thailand, from fire-ravaged Australia to Himalayan communities threatened by glacial melt, we will hold rallies reminding everyone what has happened in our neighborhoods. Tomorrow is 350 day. 350 means safety from the climate crisis. To preserve our planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 392 parts per million ("ppm")to below 350 ppm.

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Going green in Malta with new Crystal cruise

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No way around it: the irreparable damage cryptocurrency does to the environment

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Even though it is agreed upon that crypto mining damages the environment, the impacts are markedly higher in places where the mining is dependent on dirty energy sources, such as the coal-fueled crypto mines in Mongolia.

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Hawaii's greenest resort

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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The Best of Cool Green Science 2016: Birds and Birding Edition

Nature Conservancy - Science

Can Drones Help Monitor Vultures on Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe? But that may change thanks to unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, which Conservancy scientists are testing as a new tool to monitor Cinereous Vulture populations in Mongolia’s Kherlen Toono Uul Nature Reserve. It has been another great year for all things birds and birding on Cool Green Science.

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Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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Go for the green photo: #7

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U.S. Treasury Insists that Coal Impacts Be Accounted For

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Government took an important step to protect local communities from deadly coal pollution by abstaining from a vote on a $900 million funding package for Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia. The U.S. The U.S. Government decision amounts to a vote of no confidence in the International Financial Corporation (IFC) financed project.

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Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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How Could Land Tenure Security Affect Conservation?

Nature Conservancy - Science

This leads to an inevitable “take what you can, when you can” approach that many suspect has been a contributor to grassland degradation in Inner Mongolia during recent decades. This relationship is the same for nomadic herders in Inner Mongolia, corn farmers in the United States, smallholder farmers in Kenya, subsistence farmers in Ethiopia, forest communities in Indonesia, and Aboriginal communities in Northern Australia.

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San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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South Korea to Tax Coal

Sightline Daily

Most of China’s coal imports are sent to customers in the southern part of the country; the northern provinces receive most of their coal from coal mines in the interior provinces, particularly Shanxi and Inner Mongolia , and typically export more coal then they import. cc wikimedia China gets most of the attention in the Pacific Rim coal export debate, and for good reason. They’re the 800-pound gorilla, consuming more coal than any other nation on earth.

Why Do We Need National Parks & Why Are They Important?

Greentumble

While some argue that the first national park was actually established over 100 years earlier in Mongolia, when in 1778 the government designated the area of Bogd Khan Uul , originally chartered by Ming Dynasty officials in the 1500’s as an area to be kept off limits to extractive uses, protected for its beauty and sacred nature [3] , the U.S. They often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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