Mongolia Built Environment

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Mongolia Built Environment is a collection of articles and podcasts about the built environment and biodiversity in Mongolia.

Mongolian Gazelle

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Mongolian Gazelles and Ecology

Did you know that Mongolian gazelles (Procapra gutturosa) are one of Asia's last large populations of ungulates, with their 275,000-km2 steppe habitat considered to be the largest remaining example of a temperate grassland ecosystem? Mongolian gazelles and their unique habitat face numerous threats, primarily due to human-induced activities. Understanding the ecology of these magnificent creatures is crucial for their conservation and the preservation of Mongolia's rich biodiversity. Key Takeaways: The […]

todayApril 26, 2024

Mongolia Sacred Natural Sites and Biodiversity


Mongolia Sacred Natural Sites and Biodiversity

Did you know that sacred natural sites (SNS) are recognized as the oldest form of habitat protection in human history? It's true! SNS have been revered and worshipped for centuries, contributing to the preservation of natural environments and wildlife. In Mongolia, the tradition of worshipping sacred mountains has played a crucial role in the conservation of their unique biodiversity. Let's explore the fascinating world of Mongolia's sacred natural sites and […]

todayApril 15, 2024

Mongolia Biodiversity and the Built Environment


Mongolia Biodiversity and the Built Environment

Did you know that Mongolia is home to over 5,682 plant species, 472 bird species, and 138 mammal species? The vast landscapes of Mongolia harbor a rich biodiversity that is unparalleled in its uniqueness and ecological significance. However, Mongolia's biodiversity faces numerous threats due to habitat fragmentation, habitat deterioration, water shortages, desertification, and climate change. To protect this remarkable range of species and ecosystems, Mongolia has embarked on extensive conservation […]

todayMarch 16, 2024

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Mongolia Biodiversity: Animal and Plant Species and What Is Under Threat

Mongolia occupies a unique ecological transition zone in Central Asia, where various ecosystems, such as the Siberian taiga forest, Central Asian steppe, Altai Mountains, and Gobi Desert, converge. The country boasts diverse natural belts and zones, including the high mountain alpine belt, mountain taiga belt, mountain forest steppe, rolling steppe, and semi-desert and desert zones. There are a significant number of plant and animal species in Mongolia, with over 5,682 […]

todayDecember 11, 2023

Mongolia Top Green Buildings

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Mongolia Top Green Buildings: Leading the Way in Sustainable Architecture and Construction

Mongolia is at the forefront of eco-friendly architecture and sustainable construction, with a strong focus on environmentally-friendly buildings and sustainable urban development. The country is committed to promoting green design and using green building materials to create energy-efficient structures that prioritize environmental conservation. From residential to commercial projects, Mongolia is embracing sustainable architecture and eco-conscious construction practices.Key Takeaways: Mongolia is dedicated to sustainable urban development and eco-friendly architecture The country […]

todayDecember 10, 2023