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2013-10-24 23:02:23

Cinereous vulture chick “Aztai” was rescued by Denver Zoo conservation biologists after being permanently injured in Mongolia and will support genetic diversity in zoos. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A “lucky” cinereous vulture from Mongolia is now exploring her new yard at Denver Zoo. The young bird, named Aztai for the Mongolian word for “lucky,” was rescued and brought to the United States after zoo conservation experts determined she would not be able to survive in...

2013-10-15 12:22:18

Exclusive Agreement for Supply of SES Technology and Equipment for 600,000 Tonnes-Per-Year Glycol Plant in Inner Mongolia, China HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMX) ("SES") announced today that its subsidiary company, SES New Energy Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Hongye International Investment Group Co., Ltd. ("Hongye"), for the supply of SES' gasification technology,...

2013-09-30 08:23:05

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharyn Gol JSC (MSE: SHG; "Sharyn Gol") is pleased to announce it has closed the previously announced tender offer for Naco Fuels JSC (MSE: NKT; "Naco"), with the acquisition of 11,723,989 shares, representing 92.9% of Naco. Naco owns a coal enrichment and briquetting plant located in Darkhan, Mongolia. Sharyn Gol intends to return Naco's plant, which is ideally situated to enrich Sharyn Gol's coal into clean burning char and...

2013-08-01 23:29:24

Naadam Cashmere and Mimoona have teamed up to launch a fashion-focused crowdvoting solution, changing the way garments are produced. NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Naadam Cashmere and Mimoona, which developed a unique crowdvoting tool, have teamed up to revolutionize the way the fashion industry does business. Blending concepts from Kickstarter, Groupon and Gilt Groupe, this next generation form of crowdvoting will, for the first time ever, put the production of garments into...

2013-07-12 23:28:42

An international research team including members of the Snow Leopard Trust encounters a 2-week-old wild snow leopard cub in its den; a rare glimpse of the first days in the life of these endangered, elusive cats. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Finding a wild snow leopard cub in its den is rare and exciting in its own right – the first ever such encounter took place only last year. This most recent discovery could be particularly significant though, as the international team of...

2013-06-27 16:22:08

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foreign mining interests took a hit Wednesday as Mongolia's president was reelected, campaigning with a pledge to impose more controls on foreign mining investments. The incumbent, Tsakhia Elbegdorj, is known as a "resource nationalist," proposing laws to give the country free shares in strategic mineral deposits, authority to change tax rates, and making it easier for Mongolia to take back leases. Concern about these measures...

2013-05-16 16:22:35

Transaction will support 2,000 Jobs Across Several States WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The board of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has voted to authorize an approximately $500 million direct loan to finance the continued development of a Mongolian mine that upon completion will generate approximately 30 percent of the Mongolian GDP. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/MM83673LOGO) Additionally, Ex-Im Bank's financing...

Tyrannosaurus Bataar Fossil Finally Returns Home To Mongolia
2013-05-07 09:56:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly a year after a dinosaur fossil was first reported stolen from Mongolia it is finally being returned to its rightful owner. US authorities in New York have returned the remains of the 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus bataar to the Mongolian government. The skeleton, which was looted from the Gobi Desert, was illegally smuggled into the US by Eric Prokopi, who later sold the fossil at an auction in NYC for a cool $1.1...

2013-04-22 08:20:27

World leading equipment rental provider enters franchise agreement with Consolidation Services to operate Hertz Equipment Rental brand in Mongolia PARK RIDGE, N.J., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation has entered into a franchise agreement with Consolidation Services Inc. through its wholly owned subsidiary Mongolia Equipment Rental Corporation. Consolidation Services will have the exclusive license to...

2013-04-18 21:22:22

An Arizona State University biologist and her team have found that the Asian subspecies of great bustard, one of the heaviest birds capable of flight, covers migratory routes of more than 2,000 miles, traveling to and from its breeding grounds in northern Mongolia and wintering grounds in Shaanxi province in China. The research study, which is available online and will be published in the next volume of the Journal of Avian Biology, is the first of its kind to monitor the movement of this...


Latest Mongolia Reference Libraries

Mongolian death worm
2013-11-27 09:51:18

The Mongolian death worm is a cryptid that is claimed to inhabit the Gobi Desert. It lives underground in hibernation except for the months of June and July. It will surface from its underground habitat when it rains and soaks the ground. It is alleged to kill its prey from a distance. It either sprays an acidic venom that dissolves anything it touches, or by an electrical discharge. According to legend, touching the worm will cause severe pain or instant death. Locals have claimed that...

Mongolian-Manchurian Grassland
2013-04-18 22:58:55

The Mongolian-Manchurian grassland ecoregion, known also as the Mongolian-Manchurian Steppe, located in the temperate grassland Biome, is found in Mongolia, the Chinese Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia and northeastern China. The grassland covers an area of 342,600 square miles. This Palearctic temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands ecoregion of the Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands Biome, creates a large crescent around the Gobi Desert, stretching across central...

Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

2012-06-14 08:47:19

Symbol: THMO10 Group: Lichen Family: Thrombiaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Family   Thrombiaceae Genus   Thrombium Wallr. – thrombium lichen Species   Thrombium mongolicum H. Magn. – Mongolia thrombium lichen

Protoceratops_BW
2011-09-27 20:55:11

Protoceratops, meaning “first horned face,” is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaur from the Campanian stage of the Late Cretaceous Period (83 to 70 million years ago) in what is now Mongolia. The first specimen was discovered by photographer JB Shackelford in 1922 in the Gobi desert while working with an expedition looking for human ancestors. The photographer did not uncover any human remains but did find many specimens of fossilized Protoceratops, along with other dinosaurs of...

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