Category: <span>Selenga</span>

Long Awaited Consensus: Mongolia Nowadays Does Not Need Mega-Pipelines from Kherlen and Orkhon Rivers

As Mongolian Government is steering the discussion about the proposed dams in Lake Baikal – Selenge River basin from energy security to national water crisis it is important for civil society groups and independent researchers to collect and use for good available information on effective water management solutions and efficient …

Regional Environmental Assessment for Hydropower in Lake Baikal Basin postponed till unknown date

The WB MINIS Project reports that Meeting of Sub-working Group took place in Irkutsk Under the Mining infrastructure Investment Support Project (MINIS), Terms of Reference (ToR) of  Regional Environmental Assessment ( REA) for the Flow Regulation of Orkhon River and Construction of Reservoir Complex (OGP ) and Shuren Hydropower Plant …

Any Plans Affecting Lake Baikal Require Rigorous Assessments According to the UNESCO Guidelines

Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB) and Greenpeace Russia Submission to the World Heritage Center and the IUCN. April 2018 Concerns regarding implementation of WHC decisions on Lake Baikal and recommendations for the 2018 World Heritage Committee Decision Lake Baikal is undergoing serious environmental crisis. In 2017 among the good …

Mongolian and Russian NGOs Help to Create Right Climate for Paris Agreement

  by SERGEY SHAPKHAEV External threats and their perceptions tend to reflect differences between a society’s various segments and groups—which, in turn, stem from problems on local, regional or global levels. Certain problems can provoke public discontent and often require legislative regulation by the state. However, even in countries with …

Poll shows that complex problems of the Lake Baikal are exacerbated by lack of hope for the better

The REGNUM Information Agency published results of  a public opinion poll undertaken by “Lake Baikal” Foundation and NAFI Analytical agency among local residents of Irkutsk Region and Buryatia Republic. 61% believe that environmental condition of the Lake has seriously worsened  during last 5 years., while only 2% believe it  has …

En+ Group IPO and Lake Baikal World Heritage Site

To: Donald Brydon, CBE, Chairman of the London Stock Exchange Group cc: CEO, Chief Risk Officer, key management officials. Re: En+Group IPO Dear Mr. Brydon: We recently learned that the En+Group is preparing for IPO at London Stock Exchange. We recognize that, in principle, public listing could help the company …