Category: <span>Shilka</span>

XI All-Russian Conference with international participation “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East”

ORGANIZERS: Khabarovsk branch of the All-Russian Society for Nature Conservation WWF Russia Amur branch “Save Siberia and the Far East” Foundation Rivers without Boundaries Coalition Amur Basin Water Resources Management Administration of the Federal Agency for Water Resources Institute of Water and Environmental Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences …

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 …

"Heritage Dammed” Report Open for Your Comments

Picture: Free-flowing Amur-Heilong River forming Sino-Russian border (Taipinggou National Nature reserve) The "Heritage Dammed" Preliminary Report released by the Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB) and World Heritage Watch contains contributions from 25 CSOs, experts and affected communities around the world.  LINK to the Report. THE KEY MESSAGES: – Freshwater …

China’s green Belt and Road tested at Amazar – 俄罗斯项目考验绿色“一带一路”

The Amazar Pulp and Saw Mill (APSM) – the single most controversial forestry project in Siberia Chinese Version via link: 俄罗斯造纸项目考验绿色“一带一路”  One quarter of 214 million m3 of wood harvested in Russia is exported to China. In Asian Russia most logging is driven by signals from Chinese market. Facing growing …