Month: <span>September 2020</span>

Dam Construction Is Threatening the Landscapes of Dauria World Heritage

Appeal to Director of UNESCO World Heritage Centre Dear Ms. Rossler: Using satellite imagery we established the fact that, in July 2020 Wellmot (Вэлмот) Company started construction of a dam across Ulz River in Dornod Province of Mongolia, the  principle source of water for “Landscapes of Dauria” World Heritage property. …

Freedom to Irina Sukhy – Prominent Environmental Activist Illegally Detained in Belarus!!!

Belarusian security officials detained Irina Sukhi, an environmental activist who campaigned against a nuclear power plant built in Belarus near the border with Lithuania by Rosatom, a Russian state-owned company. The arrest was reported on Sunday by Ms. Sukhi’s daughter, Sophie Sadovskaya. She is a member of the council of …

Monuments of Hasankeyf Deteriorating, Local People Lose Income with the Filling of Ilisu Dam

By:Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive 1 September 2020 In past years, the ancient city of Hasankeyf attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, offering them the chance to explore the traces of more than 20 civilizations that contributed to the city’s cultural heritage. Hasankeyf – with a history spanning …