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A protected forest strip in desertified lands

A nationwide assessment for desertification found that 76.9 percent of the Mongolian total territory or 120.3 million hectares of land has been affected by desertification. The assessment, conducted in 2020, said out of the total area,…

A 24-hour reading room at National University of Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - The library of The National University of Mongolia (NUM) decided to provide a 24-hour reading room with full services at the request of the university’s students and graduates. The library, the second-largest in…

Mongolia faces high risk of steppe and forest fires

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - UN experts warned that the number of wildfires across the world will rise by 50 percent by 2100 and governments are not prepared to face this phenomenon. The warning came during the United Nations Environment…

Outrage mounts over arrest of activists in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Arrests of activists in Mongolia have caused an outrage amongst the general public, as Mongolians see the authorities’ arrests on loose bases do not serve the national interests of Mongolia, but those of other…

Mongolians fear fallout of Ukraine crisis on their lives

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - As the Ukraine crisis rages and the situation seems to be more going downhill, Mongolians, who share a large land border strip with Russia have started to feel the weight of the war and how it can affect their…