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World Bank Project Threatens Russia’s Lake Baikal 0

Critics say a plan to build several hydroelectric power plants in Mongolia would imperil the world’s deepest freshwater lake in neighboring Russia. The World Bank is under fire again for

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New threat to Baikal with plans for new hydroelectric plants in Mongolia 0

Environmentalists call for World Bank to halt funding for projects that could alter flow of rivers leading into lake with water nearing critical low. Lake Baikal is facing another environmental

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Photos Of Mongolia’s Desertification Reveal Shocking Effects Of Changing Climate 0

To this day, at least 25% of Mongolia’s population lives a nomadic life, and in doing so, they remain fiercely dependent on open land for survival. However, due to the

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Rare Snow Leopard Footage from Mongolia 0

Rare footage of wild snow leopards taken in the Tost mountain range in Mongolia’s South Gobi province shows a vibrant population of these endangered cats – including a mother with

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DUST, DISPLACEMENT, INTIMIDATION: MONGOLIAN HERDERS ARE UNDER PRESSURE BY IRON ORE MINE 0

Herders in the Mongolian Gobi Altai mountains are facing pollution and displacement by an iron ore mine. The mining company Altain Khuder responds to criticism with intimidation. The financier, the

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A Blyth’s Pipit flies in from Mongolia and gets city twitching 0

A Mongolian bird sparked a mega twitch this week after it took up residence on a industrial estate. A Blyth’s Pipit was discovered on Monday on a patch of land

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Scientists track flight of the Amur Falcon 0

The entire migration route of Amur Falcons — from Nagaland to South Africa on to Mongolia and back to Nagaland — has been scientifically plotted, with scientists confirming that a

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Water Scarcity a Threat to Mongolia’s Sustainable Development 0

A new report from the Asian Development Bank sent a warning signal to Mongolia that, despite its wealth of natural resources and pristine image, the country faces a severe water

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Is Mongolia’s mining boom causing Ulan Bator to run out of water? 0

Water is already scarce in Ulan Bator. But with the mining industry competing with energy facilities, agriculture and urban residents for water resources, the problem will intensify, as analyst Qingfeng

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Lenham resident Merrilyn Boorman will screen A Wild Mongolian Moose Chase at Canterbury’s Gulbenkian Cinema in support of Kent Wildlife Trust 0

A Mongolian moose is not an animal you would typically associate with Kent, with badgers, voles and hedgehogs usually stealing the limelight. However, the rare sub-species, known as the Manchurian

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