Ecological Network for the New Silk Road Launched in the Amur River Basin

  A network of bordering protected areas formed in the Amur-Heilong River Basin Development and functioning of protected areas networks (Econet) is very important in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative, because it preserves natural connectivity and enables subsequent conflict-free  development of transportation, industrial, communication and trade networks. …

Putin asked Xi and Elbegdorj to find alternative to harming the Lake Baikal

Trilateral talks took place in Tashkent between President Vladimir Putin, President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj on June 23, 2016. As three presidents witnessed the signing of the Programme to Establish the China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor (one of 6 New Silk road …

185 Killed for Your Survival

According to the Global Witness NGO  new report  the 2015 was the worst year on record for killings of land and environmental defenders – people struggling to protect their land, forests and rivers through peaceful actions, against mounting odds. The numbers are shocking. Global Witness documented 185 killings across 16 …