India’s Kaziranga National Park is home to several protected and endangered species, but it’s the conservation success of the one-horned Indian rhino that has turned this park into a world heritage site.
Mongolia’s standard of care for people with terminal illnesses is ranked higher than its larger neighbours Russia and China, as well as some European countries.
Local authorities in Mongolia are scrambling to find ways to stop young people from leaving small towns for the capital.
Mongolia’s first commercial solar plant is now supplying the central electricity grid.
The Morin Khuur or ‘Horse Fiddle’ has evolved from a folk instrument used in small villages to being featured in classical Western performances.
Mongolia’s capital is one of the coldest in the world, as well as being among the most polluted in winter. More than half the residents living in Ulaanbaatar’s suburbs burn coal to keep warm.
The two-humped Bactrian camel helped people settle and adapt to life in the Gobi desert of Mongolia, but their numbers have rapidly decreased in the past few decades.
A rare species of wild antelope in Mongolia is facing extinction because of a highly contagious disease. Almost 4,000 saiga have already died and scientists expect the total to reach 10,000 within the next two months.
Country ranks 129th in world greenhouse gas emissions but reportedly is one of the worst affected by climate change.
Group treks in Pamir Mountains in country with eco-tourism potential but dependent on migrant workers’ remittances.