Category: <span>Selenga</span>

"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 …

Lake Baikal vs Dams and Pipelines: View from UK

  by Anson Mackay 22 April 2019 Mongolia is hoping a massive dam on its largest river could provide much needed power and water for the country’s booming mining industry. However, environmental groups are concerned that the hydroelectric power plant and a related pipeline project will do immeasurable environmental damage …

On the Day of Action for Rivers Greenpeace and the RwB Call on UNESCO for Action

To:  Director, UNESCO World Heritage Center CC: IUCN World Heritage Department. RwB presents an NGO address on  dams threatening World Heritage 2018 World Heritage Committee session , Bahrain . See Do Dams Damage World Heritage ?   The  Greenpeace Russia and Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB) have serious concerns about …

The RwB Coalition addresses World Heritage Bodies on Dams Threatening Lake Baikal

The Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB) shared with the UNECSO its deep concerns with  spurred development of Egiin Gol Hydro Project and cancellation of basin-wide Regional environmental assessment (REA) of hydropower by the World Bank MINIS Project in Mongolia.  Later in a separate letter, the Coalition together with Greenpeace …

Pitfalls of the Mid-term Energy Program of Mongolia

The new Mid-term Energy Program of Mongolia disregards financial, environmental and climate commitments – may increase significantly Mongolia’s debt and carbon footprint. For a country that just narrowly escaped financial default[1], the new energy mid—term program of Mongolia (2018- 2023) suggesting to increase current debt burden by borrowing USD 4.0 …

Mongolia’s new Midterm Energy Program is incompatible with its own NDCs

Among non-island nations of the world, Mongolian people, likely, are now experiencing the worst consequences of climate change and the country’s government recently publicly welcomed climate skeptics to come over and see the evidence. "Do not wait until it gets You!" appealed to other governments Mongolia Foreign Minister Tsogtbaatar . …