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Argun River Basin Under Imminent Threat from Water Infrastructure Project

This is a case study on water infrastructure project threats to the Argun River, written by Eugene Simonov in May 2009 upon learning of rapid progress on Hailaer-Argun canal construction. The paper shows discrepancies between assumptions about the projected impacts of the water diversion project and scientifically-documented ecological processes in the Daurian wetlands. The author calls for comprehensive international climate adaptation efforts in the region.

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