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Amur Basin, Central Asia Basins, Greening Silk Road, Ob Basin, Yenisey Basin »

[27 Mar 2016 | Topics: ]

 
RwB’s International Coordinator Eugene Simonov on March 5 took part  in the 2016 Annual Meeting of Heilongjiang Provincial Association for Northeast Asian Studies/  in Harbin City. Environmental Section of the Meeting gathered  members of the Amur-Okhotsk Consortium from Japan, Mongolia, China and Russia. Dr. Simonov summarized  most important environmental precautions that should be taken in conjunction with the Chinese New Silk Road Initiative.  Below we publish his short report titled “Some Environmental Issues on the Silk Road”
I) Ecological Civilization and the Silk Road
In 2015 by issuing the "Integrated Reform Plan …

Baikal Lake, Featured, Selenga River, Yenisey Basin »

[27 Mar 2016 | Topics: ]

 
To: Dr.Chen Jining, Minister of Environmental Protection of China;
CC: Mr. Gao Hucheng, China Ministry of Commerce;
Mr. Liu Liange CEO, China EXIM Bank;
Mr.Chen Xiaohua, CEO, Gezhouba International Co.
Dear Dr. Chen:
We are addressing You as participants of public hearings on ESIA for "Shuren HPP" Project taking into account other hydropower projects planned in Selenge the River Basin. The hearings were undertaken on the initiative of local citizens in Kabansk administrative districts of Buryatia Republic (Russian Federation) where planned hydropower projects may have negative impact on environment and socio-economic …

Solidarity »

[27 Mar 2016 | Topics: ]

The 3rd International Symposium of the Benthological Society of Asia will be held on August 24–26, 2016, at the Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok, Russia). The main goal of the Symposium is to summarize knowledge in different branches of freshwater ecology in Asia, combine efforts in protection of fresh waters, and strengthen international cooperation in the Asian region. Symposium is followed by the 1st Youth Freshwater Ecology School on August 27–30, 2016, venued in Biostation "Vostok" of Institute …