New Baikal Water-Pipe Craze Sheds Light on the Origins of the Orkhon-Gobi Water Transfer Project

  It became a tradition every spring to propose a new mega-pipeline to quench thirst in arid corners of Asia. Last year it was done by the Russian Minister of Agriculture Mr.Tkachev , in 2013 by the President of Mongolia Elbegdorj… The Global Times published a series of articles on …

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 …

NGOs voice major concerns regarding the conduct of the World Bank MINIS Project in Mongolia

  The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition issued the following list of urgent concerns on the way the MINIS Project is being carried out by the World Bank and Mongolian Government. For example, written comments submitted by the RwB-Mongolia -after consultations in Bulgan Province in April 2016 were not considered when …

185 Killed for Your Survival

According to the Global Witness NGO  new report  the 2015 was the worst year on record for killings of land and environmental defenders – people struggling to protect their land, forests and rivers through peaceful actions, against mounting odds. The numbers are shocking. Global Witness documented 185 killings across 16 …