China Removes the Dam Threatening World Heritage at Home, Would It Abstain from Building Such Dams Abroad?

China’s National  World Heritage Committee keeps its word! Three years ago  Dr. Du Yue, secretary general of the Chinese delegation at the World Heritage Committee Session,  listened to the RwB representative lamenting that Chinese Exim Bank was about to support the Egiin Gol Hydro Project in  Mongolia which may threaten …

The Corporate Mastermind behind Berta Caceres Murder Arrested

Photo of arrested David Castillo Mejía, the executive president of the company “Desa”, which is building Agua Zarca dam on the Gualcarque river.(Ministerio Público(@MP_Honduras))   Honduran authorities have arrested a former military intelligence officer for masterminding the murder of the indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, who was shot dead exactly two …

Conservationists ask the Lord Barker of Battle to consider En+ Group’s impacts on the Lake Baikal World Heritage Site

Today, the Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB), a union of conservationists protecting aquatic ecosystems and communities depending on them, sent an appeal calling for conservation of the Lake Baikal to the Lord Barker of Battle, a new Chair of the En+Group, that combines aluminium, hydropower and coal assets. The …

Shuren and Orkhon Dam Bids Cancelled by the World Bank Project in Mongolia !!!

  Notices on cancellation of bids for feasibility studies and environmental assessments on two Baikal -Selenge basin dams were posted on MINIS Project web-site.  This finally signifies that practically ALL  rightful demands consistently voiced by the RwB have been finally honored: –Consultations in Russia and Mongolia held at 35 locations …