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Baikal Without Boundaries

October 11, 2013

This video, produced by the United Nations Development Programme, Global Environment Facility, United Nations Office for Project Services, and Atlas of Culture, deserves a look. If you're pressed for time, the portion from 4:20 to 6:47 focuses specifically on the Selenge basin.

"The World's Largest Lake Takes On The World Bank"

April 7, 2017

Coverage of the Selenge basin dam projects in Forbes magazine.

Hands Across Borders

Baikal Blues

September 14, 2016

This documentary by Russia's RT network describes the threats to "Russia’s greatest national treasure."

September 2016

This workshop, organized by team member Matt McKinney and others at the University of Montana's Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, gathered participants representing 28 different transboundary conservation initiatives across 70 countries.

Are "energy companies the masters" of the Selenge?

October 19, 2017

Coverage of activists' efforts—on both sides of the border—by Radio Free Europe.

June 28, 2018

Planning an International Renewable Power Grid

Will a multi-nation power grid in Northeast Asia decrease or increase threats to the river? Short answer: it depends.

A Cautionary Tale?

December 24, 2018

The headline for this New York Times story by Nicholas Casey and Clifford Krauss is blunt: "It Doesn’t Matter if Ecuador Can Afford This Dam. China Still Gets Paid." The parallels between Ecuador and Mongolia may not be exact, but the implications for the Selenge are definitely not pretty.

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