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

Environmentalists warn Shenzhen Stock Exchange about risks of the Amazar “Belt and Road” project in Russia

  Environmental Paper Network and 7 other organizations on May 10 have sent a letter expressing our concerns to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and other interested parties who need to be aware of the risks of investment in the Amazar Pulp and Saw Mill Project in Zabaikalsky Province of Russia. …

“Save the Blue Heart of Europe” Campaign Scores Important Victory at Viosa River

The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition congratulates Balkan friends with an important victory!!! Viosa River © Gernot Kunz Big win for the protection of Europe’s last big wild river, the Vjosa in Albania! On May 2, the judges of the Albanian Administrative Court in Tirana announced their decision against the construction …

New Egiin Gol Hydropower Company Exacerbates Threats to the Baikal-Selenge Ecosystem.

The Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition believes that the decision on development of a new state company for construction of the "Eg River Hydro" on the tributary of the Selenge River is an intentional escalation of tensions associated with hydropower construction in the Baikal Lake Basin. The RwB regrets this …

Déjà Vu Pipedream Threatens Lake Baikal and Challenges Common Sense

A proposal to divert Siberian lake water to China’s arid northwest meets with opposition, writes Eugene Simonov for the China Dialogue Lake Baikal in Russia holds 20% of the earth’s freshwater supplies and harbours at least 2,500 species, most of them found nowhere else (Image: Eugene Simonov)   Prologue If …

Forbes: Baikal under Attack from Mongolian Dams

Chief Researcher from Baikalsky Biosphere Reserve testifying on possible threats to the Lake Baikal ecosystems at the WB consultations in Kabansk, Russia, March 2017.(Photo: RwB)   Kenneth Rapoza has published in “Forbes” a detailed account of the several  potentially damaging dams planned in Lake Baikal basin in Mongolia. We publish …