Month: <span>June 2018</span>

Lake Turkana in Kenya inscribed as “Heritage in danger” due to Ethiopia’s Gibe Dam impacts

The RwB Coalition is extremely satisfied with  overdue decision to Inscribe the Lake Turkana on the List of World Heritage in Danger. The case of Lake Turkana is an important lesson for similar situation in Lake Baikal Basin where our coalition is most active. The decision does not only give …

Belt and Road is an Important Emerging Issue for Global Conservation.

In an article in the Journal "Trends in Ecology & Evolution" twenty-four experts in conservation research and practice, ecology, economics, policy, and science communication  reviewed 117 potential issues and identified 15 priority topics following a wide consultation. They followed a Delphi like process to score and identify the most important. …

China’s green Belt and Road tested at Amazar – 俄罗斯项目考验绿色“一带一路”

The Amazar Pulp and Saw Mill (APSM) – the single most controversial forestry project in Siberia Chinese Version via link: 俄罗斯造纸项目考验绿色“一带一路”  One quarter of 214 million m3 of wood harvested in Russia is exported to China. In Asian Russia most logging is driven by signals from Chinese market. Facing growing …