Rivers without Boundaries

World Bank Inspection Panel decided to give the MINIS Project one more year on probation…

  OFFICIAL ANOUNCEMENT: “The WB Board on July 20 approved the Panel’s recommendation to defer for a second time a decision on whether the Panel should investigate a complaint related to the Mining Infrastructure Investment Support (MINIS) Project in Mongolia. In a February 2015 Request for Inspection, the complainants had …

Mongolian NGOs address new Ministry of Environment to protect Selenga River from damming

To: The Ministry of Environment and Green Development of Mongolia Ulaanbaatar October 12, 2012 PETITION A so-called “Shuren” hydro station project with a 300 megawatt capacity is being prepared by the World Bank’s Mining Infrastructure Support (MINIS) project to follow the notorious “Durgun”, “Taishir” hydro power stations and “Orkhon-Gobi”, “Kherlen-Gobi” …

Multiheaded Hydro

Author: Alexey Tarasov Novaya Gazetta.  № 123. Nov 1, 2021 Russia will defend the interests of big business, to the detriment of Lake Baikal and Siberia, at the UN Conference on Climate in Glasgow Waves of fresh water are overflowing the banks of Lake Baikal. It is here near the …

XI All-Russian Conference with international participation “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East”

ORGANIZERS: Khabarovsk branch of the All-Russian Society for Nature Conservation WWF Russia Amur branch “Save Siberia and the Far East” Foundation Rivers without Boundaries Coalition Amur Basin Water Resources Management Administration of the Federal Agency for Water Resources Institute of Water and Environmental Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences …

Hydropower dams may derail the St. Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation

A new study shows that reservoirs in the wilderness fragment and destroy habitat for big cats. The same happens with apes, large migrating mammals and several other animal groups you would hardly associate with dams. And it is much worse when talking of freshwater dolphins, migratory fish (most fish migrates),waterfowl …