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2011-12-03 08:00:00

Snow Leopard Conservation Project Voted Number One in Competition Hosted by BBC World News and Newsweek (PRWEB) December 03, 2011 A program developed by the Snow Leopard Trust, a Seattle-based conservation organization, has won first place in the World Challenge. The program, called â˜Snow Leopard Enterprises,â was created to protect endangered snow leopards in Mongolia. It was one of 12 projects selected for the global World Challenge competition run by...

2011-12-01 05:55:00

BAAR, Switzerland, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manas Petroleum Corp ("Manas") (TSX-V: MNP; OTCBB: MNAP) is pleased to announce that Gobi Energy Partners LLC ("Gobi"), a Manas subsidiary and the operator of its exploration project in Mongolia, has completed its 2011 seismic program. The seismic contract with Sinopec provided for a firm program consisting of 532 km full fold data and an optional program of up to an additional 1,106 km full fold data. The program consisted of eight phases...

2011-11-16 05:30:00

TSX-V SYMBOL: LKY www.luckystrikeresources.com  VANCOUVER, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Lucky Strike Resources Ltd. ("Lucky Strike" or the "Company") (TSXV: LKY), is pleased to announce seven out of eight drill holes encountered significant coal mineralization in its due diligence drilling program on the CN Coal Project. The coal properties covers a contiguous area of 13,096 hectares (131 sq.km) located approximately 175 km SW of the capital city of Ulaanbaatar and 45 km SE...

2011-11-09 07:05:00

Project advancement remains priority to reach value milestones Note:  All figures are quoted in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. CALGARY, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN) today reported financial results and operating highlights for the third quarter of 2011. Ivanhoe Energy has filed its quarterly financial report on Form 10-Q with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and its interim financial statements with the...

2011-10-27 07:03:00

CALGARY, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN), and Gerald Moench, President of Ivanhoe's wholly-owned subsidiary Sunwing Energy Ltd., announced today that Ivanhoe has successfully finished drilling the company's second exploration well on the Nyalga block in east-central Mongolia and have prepared the well for completion and testing early next year. "Drilling and open-hole logging operations on...

2011-10-25 08:00:00

BEIJING, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YONG), ("Yongye" or the "Company") a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of crop nutrient products in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that Yongye Nongfeng, the Company's main operating entity in China, received the "Inner Mongolia Science and Technology Achievement Award" for the 2010 year from the Science and Technology Administration of the Inner Mongolian...

2011-10-18 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), the financial information and technology services company that provides the world's largest electronic marketplace for broker-dealers to trade over-the-counter ("OTC") stocks, announced that Lucky Strike Resources Ltd. (OTCQX: LKYSF; TSX.V: LKY), a mineral exploration company focused on properties in China and Mongolia., is now trading on the highest tier of the OTC market, OTCQX®. (Logo:...

2011-09-21 14:01:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mongolia's Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism has honored Peabody Energy's Senior Manager of International Reclamation Vern Pfannenstiel as a 'Distinguished Environmentalist' for his leadership to establish best scientific practices in land restoration to protect Mongolia's environment. The award is a credit to Pfannenstiel's work directing Mongolia's first coal mine restoration project near the community of Bulgan, which included...

2011-09-13 07:07:00

CALGARY, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN), and Gerald Moench, President of Ivanhoe's wholly-owned subsidiary Sunwing Energy Ltd., announced today that Ivanhoe's drilling team has begun moving the drilling rig to the site of the second exploration well in east-central Mongolia. "Our drilling program was designed to advance our knowledge of Mongolia's Nyalga Basin, a highly prospective area...

2011-08-16 07:17:00

CALGARY, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -  David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN), and Gerald Moench, President of Sunwing Energy Ltd., announced today that N16-1E-1A,  Sunwing's first exploration well on its Nyalga Block XVI  in Mongolia, spudded Saturday, August 13. As of today, the well has been drilled to 437m and surface casing has been run and cemented. "This is an important step in our exploration program in...


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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