Tag: <span>Sino-Russian Hydro</span>

River-Killng Russian-Chinese Pulp Mill Project Resurfaced at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

We do have both good and bad news from the Amazar River -the uppermost tributary of the Amur-Heilong, which was blocked by dam for alleged needs of the Amazar Pulp and Saw Mill “Polaris”( 阿玛扎尔林浆一体化项目 ) – being built by Heilongjiang Xingbang International Investment Co。 ( 黑龙江兴邦国际资源投资股份有限公司 ) with support …

China’s green Belt and Road tested at Amazar – 俄罗斯项目考验绿色“一带一路”

The Amazar Pulp and Saw Mill (APSM) – the single most controversial forestry project in Siberia Chinese Version via link: 俄罗斯造纸项目考验绿色“一带一路”  One quarter of 214 million m3 of wood harvested in Russia is exported to China. In Asian Russia most logging is driven by signals from Chinese market. Facing growing …

Due to human mismanagement 50% of native fishes disappeared from the Yellow River (Huanghe, China)

An article published by Chinese scientists shows changes in fish species assemblages along  Yellow river during last 50 years due to dams diversions and invasive species .. From the beginning of the 1960s in China, 32 large and medium-size dams in the main stem and hundreds of smaller ones in …

Any Plans Affecting Lake Baikal Require Rigorous Assessments According to the UNESCO Guidelines

Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB) and Greenpeace Russia Submission to the World Heritage Center and the IUCN. April 2018 Concerns regarding implementation of WHC decisions on Lake Baikal and recommendations for the 2018 World Heritage Committee Decision Lake Baikal is undergoing serious environmental crisis. In 2017 among the good …

Russian Forest Agency Rejects Amazar Pulp Mill Re-adjustment Proposal while the ZJR Company Removes the Project from Shenzhen Stock Exchange

A glimpse of hope for Siberian forests   Two  different events in  Russia and China may mean the beginning of the end for the Amazar Pulp and Saw Mill Project pursued by Heilongjiang Xingbang Company in Zabaikalsky Province of Russia. In late March 2018 Greenpeace received an official reply from …