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[14 Mar 2013 | Topics: ]

To: Mr. Zhang Cheng, General Manager
China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd.
CC: Mr. Cao Guangjing, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Subject: Controversial side-effects of Sino-Russian hydropower trade:
Social and Environmental Impacts of Trans-Sibirskaya
and Nizhne-Angarskaya Hydropower Projects
Date: 14.03.2013
Dear Mr. Zhang,
Rivers without Boundaries is a coalition of NGOs dedicated to protecting transboundary rivers. Today, on the International Day of Action for Rivers and Against the Large Dams, we write to you to express our serious concern regarding China Yangtze Power Co.’s plans to develop hydro projects in the Eastern Siberia. We were informed …

Baikal Lake, Selenga River »

[13 Mar 2013 | Topics: ]

Today, on the March 14, the Day of Action for Living rivers Against Large Dams  the Buryat Regional Organization for Lake Baikal"(BROB) and the Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition addressed His Excellency Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, who is also the Chairman of The board Kuwait Fund For Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to urge Kuwait to withdraw its support from ill-conceived Shuren Hydropower  Project on Selenge River. 

This petition is not the first one. Greenpeace, Earth Island Institute …

Shilka River »

[13 Mar 2013 | Topics: ]

As the International Day of Action for Rivers approaching  in Russia  we see  unusually constructive cooperation of  local communities, NGOs, provincial governments and agencies.  Most amazing that high officials set the tone, although most of them are completely unaware of this environmental date.
On March 12th, local media
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Amur Basin, Featured, Yenisey Basin »

[13 Mar 2013 | Topics: ]

Contacts:Eugene Simonov ( ??), International Coordinator, Rivers without Boundaries: tel.+86-15041144074
Aliona Zenkova, Financial advocacy coordinator, Rivers without Boundaries: tel.+86-13488687464alinazenkova@gmail.com,
RwB web-site: www.transrivers.org

March 14, 2013

Rivers without Boundaries Warns China Export-Import Bank against Risky Loan to Russian Hydropower Company
On this International Day of Action for Rivers and Against the Large Dams the Rivers without Boundaries coalition has warned the China Export-Import Bank and the China Yangtze Power/Three Gorges Corporation against supporting dangerous dam projects in Russia.
For 3 years, experts have increasingly criticized Russian hydropower corporations, …

Solidarity »

[13 Mar 2013 | ]

International Rivers is based in Berkeley, California. International Rivers
believes that healthy rivers are vital to a healthy planet, and that
people should have a voice in development decisions that affect them.
International Rivers is looking for a seasoned Campaigns Director to help
lead our work with activists, organizations and supporters around the
world to protect rivers and the rights of people who depend on them in
Africa, Asia and Latin America. The successful candidate will lead
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Amur Basin, Yenisey Basin »

[12 Mar 2013 | Topics: ]

Rivers without Boundaries Coalition warns that promises by EN+ Group to supply China with “green hydropower” electricity are based on highly dangerous projects and unsustainable planning approaches, pose threat to globally recognized biodiversity and well-being of local communities, have no backing among experts and criticized by the public. From economic and planning prospective En+ is grossly exaggerating hydropower capacity that could be realistically developed to sustain exports and such promises contradict to pledges by the same firm to build power plants primarily to support domestic economic development in Russia.

Boguchanskaya Hydro …