Air quality in Mongolia

Breathe Mongolia map provides real-time air quality information of Ulaanbaatar and other provinces of Mongolia. Visit us every day for the daily air quality in your city and take concrete actions to reduce your emissions and exposure to air pollution. Click here to learn how to use the map and check which air quality zone you live in.


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Students affected by traffic pollution experience a drop in test scores, an increase in behavioral incidents and more absences.
– Heissel et al., 2019 (NBER)

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Exposure to small-particle pollution (like PM2.5 found in Ulaanbaatar) can increase the risk of infertility by 20%. Such exposure can also increase the time to pregnancy, or the time it takes for one to conceive.
Li et al., 2021


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Air pollution in Mongolia is not just a capital city problem, but a nationwide problem

15 · Apr · 2022

Photo by: Orsoo Bayarsaikhan Although Mongolia is the least densely populated country in the world, it’s the 4th most polluted country as of 2020. While most people would blame the fact that 45% of the population lives in the capital city Ulaanbaatar, air pollution in other rural cities has reached extremely unhealthy levels in the […]

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Breathe Mongolia Wins the International Lead2030 Challenge supported AstraZeneca

02 · May · 2022

Breathe Mongolia has been selected as the Lead2030 Challenge Winner for SDG 3 by AstraZeneca and One Young World and the recipient of $50,000USD to implement community workshops in Ulaanbaatar

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“What Can We Do Against Air Pollution?” Breathe Mongolia’s Very Own Children’s Workshop

12 · May · 2022

Breathe Mongolia’s health expert Amarjargal Dagvadorj leads a workshop for 453 students at school N104 of Songinokhairkhan district in Ulaanbaatar.

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The Perils of Air Pollution for Developing Countries: What Can They Do About It?

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