“Together with MET DPAM, the SPACES project has produced an illustrated, downloadable comic on “Guidelines for Visitors of Protected Areas” based on the international ‘Leave No Trace’ principles, and “Protected Areas – Safeguarding Mongolia’s Life Support System” about protected area policies and management.
SPACES also produced flyers on Protected Areas – Safeguarding Mongolia´s Life Support, Gorkhi Terelj National Park, Khan Khentii Strictly protected area, Orkhon Valley PA that can be downloaded here.
WWF Ulaanbaatar office has created a “Spotty Friend” series of three comics. The comics address young people so they better understand human-wildlife relations and protect snow leopards. WWF Khovd has also created short video clips on snow leopard and saiga as endangered animals, human-wildlife conflicts, forestation, and reviving natural springs.
Mongol Content media has been producing the “Nogun” comic series since 2014. This softcover comic has covered 20 environmental issues on Mplus + app and Facebook official page. Mongol content collaborated with UNDP, creating a comic about the Protection of biodiversity of Khuvsgul Aimag.
The People Centered Conservation (PCC) NGO has created a practical handbook on community-based tourism, “Welcome in the big country with a warm heart”, which was developed as a practical guide for local community members in rural Mongolia to assess and develop their capacity in tourism and to establish their activities in line with legal requirements and principles of sustainable tourism for the conservation of nature and the sharing of cultural experiences. PCC also developed guidelines on improving governance of pastoral land, and a comic on responsible governance of natural resources.
MET and UNDP published the “Environmental Public Awareness Handbook” with case studies and lessons learned from Mongolia as a useful for environmental groups and government agencies that wish to undertake environmental public awareness activities and initiate environmental actions. First, it provides a background on the principles of public participation and Environmental Public Awareness (EPA). Then, it outlines how to develop an EPA project, and is showcases experiences from Mongolia.