September 15, 2015
The respected Russian campaign group Sakhalin Environment Watch is being forced to choose between registering as a ‘foreign agent’ label and closing down, writes Oliver Tickell. Environmental campaigning, it seems, is now a ‘political activity’.
September 11, 2015
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia – Sakhalin Environment Watch (SEW), Bankwatch member group in Russia’s far east, has been ordered by the Russian authorities to register itself as a ‘foreign agent’. The group rejects claims it is engaged in any political activity, and intends to contest the decision. If the decision is not repealed, the group will consider shutting down.
April 12, 2011
Russian environmentalist Dmitry Lisitsyn is one of the six winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize, often referred to as the Nobel Prize for environmentalism.
February 18, 2011
Since 1994, Shell has been spearheading an oil and gas extraction project in Sakhalin Island, a far eastern Russian territory. This development will affect the world’s last 100 or so western pacific grey whales; it will destroy the marine environment; and it will threaten the livelihood of tens of thousands of fishermen.
June 1, 2008
Photo report inspecting construction on the main pipeline for the Sakhalin II project in the Dolinsky District of the Sakhalin Region
April 3, 2008
December 1, 2007
October 24, 2007
Recent examples of geological hazards for the Sakhalin II pipeline: landslides uncover pipeline and erosion continues
October 13, 2007
NGO letter to the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation regarding concerns with the review of environmental and social standards of Sakhalin-2 and related project financing
October 11, 2007