Category: <span>Argun</span>

Kherlen River: Lifeline of the Eastern Steppe under threat

Report on biodiversity, water scarcity, and transboundary river basin management in fluctuating climate. Rivers without Boundaries Coalition continues documenting and analyzing transboundary basins of Dauria, hotspot of global biodiversity divided between China , Russia and Mongolia and not well known by the international community. New report is focusing on water …

We and Amur River Floods -Lesson (Un)learned?

The topic for the book with such teasing title  was selected due to outstanding flood that took place on transboundary Amur River in summer and autumn of 2013 and need to explore feasible options for integrated flood management jointly implemented by Russia and China. Now, as in September 2016 the …

Mongolian Law with Long Name: now history in pictures

Sukhgerel Dugersuren (OT Watch and RwB Mongolia cooperated with the  Front Line Defenders  to prepare a chapter of the forthcoming nonfiction graphic novel about human rights defenders challenging extractive industries around the world. We republish it with kind permission of Sukhgerel. Mongolia is a new star on the extractive industry’s …

A New Wildlife Refuge established on the Shilka and Upper Amur River

It finally happened…. One more battle for Nature has been won by our joint efforts! The Governor of Zabaikalsky Province signed the decree to establish Verkhneamursky (Upper Amur) Wildlife Refuge in Mogochinsky district of Zabaikalsky Province on the area of 239,639 hectares. It took several years to prepare feasibility assessment …

Strategic Assessment for the Silk Road

“Pure Growth Vitamins” from BRICS Magazine Huge cross-border projects that will be financed by new development institutes threaten to create dangerous differences in environmental standards ‘race to the bottom’. However, the problem can still be solved. Three separatet disasters in the Russian Far East in 2005, 2007, and 2010 that …