World Bank MINIS Project: Comments Concealed from Mongolian Public and Authorities

Yesterday, the WB MINIS Project concluded “commenting period” for the “Final Draft Terms of Reference for a Regional Environmental Assessment for the Selenge River basin and Lake Baikal area  in the context of the proposed  Shuren Hydro-power Plant and Orkhon Water Diversion Projects  “(REA  ToR). The document presented on the …

Indonesian Firm -North Sumatera Hydro Energy – Pushing Along the “Belt&Road” the Ape-Killer Project

Tapanuli. Photo by the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme.    In a worldwide press release, researchers from ALERT  strongly criticized an Indonesian corporation — for using “deplorable” tactics to promote a project that would imperil the world’s rarest species of great ape. The corporation, North Sumatera Hydro Energy (NSHE), is “pressuring …