Tag: <span>RRR_River-related Risks</span>

Cambodian Villagers Resist Chinese Dam Flood Tests

Villagers affected by controlled flooding at Cambodia’s Lower Sesan 2 hydropower dam petitioned the country’s prime minister Hun Sen and the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday for their help in being allowed to remain on their land, sources said. The USD 800  Lower Sesan II hydropower project, a joint venture …

Russian President Putin Supports Strategic Assessment of Mongolian Hydropower and Alternative Solutions

  In the beginning of August the President of Russian Federation undertook a series of activities devoted to freshwater ecosystems : On August 2 he harpooned a large pike in Siberia. A video of this hunt shown  by TV to Russian population was intended to promote  further support for nature …

Baikal vs. Dams – Game Over?

The WB Inspection Panel recognized that 2015 Request for Inspection "had placed the MINIS project on a positive trajectory…" Finally it is all over! The World Bank Inspection Panel after 2,5 years of close supervision decided not to investigate compliant submitted by Mongolian and Russian citizens concerned with intended feasibility …

Conservation Murals: Freedom to the Rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina!!!

  The Coalition for the Protection of Rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina warns that the uncontrolled construction of hydropower plants will cause untold devastation to biodiversity and water quality in the country. More than 300 new hydropower plants are currently planned. In a symbolic action, a ruined dam on the …

The RwB Addresses Kuwait with a Request to Reconsider Funding for the Shuren Hydro

At the 41 Session of the World Heritage Committee in Krakow, the RwB Coalition representatives had fruitful discussions with the delegation of the State of Kuwait and presented the following letter to  : H.E. Dr. Meshal Johar Hayat , Ambassador and Permanent Delegate, Permanent Delegation of the State of Kuwait …

The RwB Appeal to Hanergy Co. to Cancel Hydropower Projects Threatening Free-flowing Rivers of China, Russia and Myanmar!

  A river worshiping ceremony in Mawlamyine, on the Salween delta in Mon State. Source: International Rivers @ Flickr To: Li Hejun, President, Hanergy Holdings Co. Hanergy Holdings Co. Board of Directors, Hong Kong Stock Exchange Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Re: Hanergy Hydropower Projects Dear Mr.Li and Hanergy Board …