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

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 …

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. …

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 …