Category: <span>Amur</span>

Mongolian Rivers and Lakes Movements regain a chance to win a war on gold mining

Since May 2019 Onggi river movement, jointly with United Movements for Mongolian Rivers and Lakes (UMMRL) has restarted a legal fight to enforce the Law with Long Name( a law to protect headwaters of rivers, protected zones of water reservoirs and forested areas) passed in July 2009 by Mongolian parliament …

The buyers of the Amazar Pulp Mill acknowledged that they misinformed the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Civil society attempts to prevent the worst environmental and social impacts from Chinese-owned pulp-mill development in Zabaikalsky province scored a new important tactical victory at Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The KHI toy-manufacturing company, which previously claimed that it wants to take over management of the “highly profitable Polaris Company” (Amazar …

River-Killng Russian-Chinese Pulp Mill Project Resurfaced at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

We do have both good and bad news from the Amazar River -the uppermost tributary of the Amur-Heilong, which was blocked by dam for alleged needs of the Amazar Pulp and Saw Mill “Polaris”( 阿玛扎尔林浆一体化项目 ) – being built by Heilongjiang Xingbang International Investment Co。 ( 黑龙江兴邦国际资源投资股份有限公司 ) with support …

To Dam or Not to Dam – that is the Question!!!

New article titled “Freshwater Ecosystems versus Hydropower Development” published in the MDPI journal “Water” shows practical directions for sustainable hydropower planning, suggesting much more tangible and straightforward ways to avoid and reduce dam impacts, than those suggested in “ESG gap analysis tool” developed by International Hydropower Association. Hydropower development inevitably …

Khabarovsk completed a temporary dam, served a mass on top of a dyke and asked China not to pour more water

Flood in rolling downstream the mighty Amur-Heilong River.  In Khabarovsk, authorities completed the construction of a temporary dam in the Zaton area. A sand construction of 180 meters in length must withstand the onslaught of the flood, the scale of which exceeded all the most pessimistic forecasts of hydrologists, but …