The Mongolian natural environment is in constant balance with its economic and mining interests, as such Mongolia’s environment is regularily a feature of the news. Below are featured the most relevant news concerning Mongolia’s natural environment.
The leader of the Foundation for the Preservation and Protection of the Przewalski’s Horse, during the 20th anniversary event of reintroduction of wild horses in Khustai Mountains, made the following statement: "Forty years ago, I saw the Takhi for the first time when I visited a zoo with my husband on my honeymoon.
In 1991, Russia cut off all aid to Mongolia causing a severe economic crisis. Mongolia had little to no access to fruits or vegetables for many years, forcing many Mongolians to experience serious hunger.
Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are known for designing high-efficiency cookstoves for Darfur and Ethiopia. Now they are applying their expertise to the windswept steppes of Mongolia, whose capital city, Ulaan Baatar, is among the most polluted cities in the world.
Dallas-based Heritage Auctions on Tuesday agreed to help the Mongolian government investigate the ownership of a rare Tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur skeleton that Mongolian officials say may have been smuggled from that country before it was auctioned in New York earlier this month.