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Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia

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5 Life-Changing Lessons I Learned From Reindeer in Mongolia

Elephant Journal

5 Life-Changing Lessons I Learned From Reindeer Herders in Mongolia. After a 2-day trek by horseback, with legs so sore I could barely stand, and 10 days without a shower, I had finally arrived at my destination – a remote northern area of Mongolia called The Taiga. My journey to document a modern day […].

Celebrating 5 Years in Mongolia

Conservancy Talk

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.

Partners Join to Protect Mongolia’s River Wolves

Conservancy Talk

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.

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. 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? TNC in Mongolia.

Mongolia's Energy Resources Attract Serious Interest

Celsias

Mongolia Energy Riches Attract Neighbors and Outside Interests. Pity poor Mongolia, bereft of fiscal resources, caught between the ambitions of its superpower neighbors, Russia and China.

Ulan Bator (Mongolia) Creating Giant Ice Shield Against Global Warming

Celsias

Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, swings between winter lows of -20C and summer highs of 23C. Bordering a semi-arctic climate of patchy permafrost, it is on average the coldest national capital in the world and experiences only 8.5 inches of precipitation a year.

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.

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. Fern fronds. Photo: Joseph Kiesecker/TNC.

Is Cashmere Sustainable?

Conservancy Talk

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). Between 1992 and 1999, the number of cashmere goats in Mongolia alone double from 5.5

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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New Chief Operating Officer Lois Quam Chats with Mark Tercek

Conservancy Talk

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.

2014 113

Don’t Shoot The Saiga

Eco Friendly Daily

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

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.

2016 137

Here Today, Gone To-Marmot

Conservancy Talk

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.

My Awesome Inspirational Conservation Mix (Vol 1-Mongolia)

Conservancy Talk

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.

Going Gobi

Conservancy Talk

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.

Oriental Plovers

10,000 Birds

They breed in the arid inland areas in Mongolia and northern China and then migrate south into coastal parts of south-east Asia and northern Australia.

2012 251

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

201-400 sp: Madagascar, north African countries; European countries; Asia Minor, Arabian Peninsula, Mongolia. Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least. Birders follow different patterns of bird migration and their local activities and travel accordingly.

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Brown-headed Gull

10,000 Birds

The Brown-headed Gull is a bird of Asia, breeding from Turkmenistan to Mongolia, and winters along the coasts of Asia.

2013 209

Saving the Least Protected Habitat on Earth

Conservancy Talk

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.

Earth 114

The Eagle Huntress–A Film Review

10,000 Birds

The Golden Eagle Festival in Olgii (also called Bayan-Ulgii), Mongolia, is full of color and sound. In Act 3, the scene changes from town and crowds to the vast wilderness of far western Mongolia.

2017 151

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.

Going Gobi

Conservancy Talk

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.

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.

2016 94

Jackie Chan Performs at Eco-Event in China

Eccorazzi

Chan has been vocal in the past on a number of eco issues throughout Asia, including fighting air pollution in Mongolia or protecting endangered tigers from being hunted. If there’s an eco-centric event going on in China, you can bet that action star Jackie Chan will be there.

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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.

2017 89

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

Greentumble

They often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But we would all agree that our world is full of breathtaking views of lush valleys, spectacular mountain tops, pristine rivers and many more.

2020 52

The Most Important Alarm Ever Heard

Celsias

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 Across the planet now we see ever more flooding, ever more drought, ever more storms.

Flying Dinosaurs: A Review by a Triceratops Fan

10,000 Birds

I probably missed the fossilized remains of a nesting oviraptorid found in Mongolia in 1994, located in the hallway leading to the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs. Two fossil images reproduced in Flying Dinosaurs: The Berlin specimen of Archaeopteryx lithographica (left, H Raab/Wikimedia) and Specimens of the oviraptorosaur Citipati osmolskae found in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia.

Review 194

When Absent Resources Take A Bite Out of Renewables

Celsias

Currently, thanks to environmental regulations in much of the developed world, China is the purveyor of 95 percent of the world’s rare earth minerals, most of them coming from Inner Mongolia. Or How China’s Rare Mineral Crisis Could Take Us Back to the Bad Old Days.

Wishing you a greener holiday!

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2010 211

Wind Blowing across China's renewable Energy targets

Celsias

Most of the new wind capacity will be onshore and most of it will for to inner Mongolia, Hebei and Gansu. China is looking to install as much as 18 GWs of wind-power capacity this year as the world's second-biggest economy continues to diversify its energy resources.

350 Tomorrow

Green Earth Journey

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.

2012 141

Jalisco, Mexico: a fiesta of quince

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Going green in Malta with new Crystal cruise

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Malta 176

“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.”

Hawaii's greenest resort

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Hawaii 194

Go for the green photo: #9

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2010 199

China to keep Rare Earth Export Quotas at 2010 Levels

Celsias

China has about 30 percent of the world's rare earth reserves, most of which is produced by a single mine in Inner Mongolia. Seeking to quell fears among its trading partners, Beijing has announced that it will keep its 2011 rare earths export quota at 2010 levels.

2010 52