EU Urged to Support Stronger Limits on POPs in Waste

IPEN, Arnika and 16 European NGOs call on leaders to lower threshold values for POPs in waste, which enter recycling and waste exports.
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Transparent pollution in Indonesia as an accelerator to achieve sustainable development goals

Transparent pollution in Indonesia as an accelerator to achieve sustainable development goals

Nexus3 Foundation and Arnika Association organized their first workshop on transparent environmental pollution and data in Indonesia, covering its urgency, benefits, role of CSOs, and its current practices in Indonesia and other countries. Nexus3 Foundation invited several CSOs working in brown issues both in grassroots and those who operate nationwide to have a workshop with experts and CSOs from The Czech Republic and...

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Heavy metal content also confirmed in the Akhtala and Alaverdi communities

Heavy metal content also confirmed in the Akhtala and Alaverdi communities

Publishing the results of studies carried out by the Czech organization for chemical safety Arnika together with organizations from Armenia - the NGO Center for community...

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Moldovan environment lacks protection and citizens power to defend it, new report reveals

Moldovan environment lacks protection and citizens power to defend it, new report reveals

Moldovans do not have sufficient access to environmental information and their right to participate in decision making is often restricted. The responsibilities of the state...

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Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Across Europe, the number of deaths caused by air pollution has steadily declined in recent decades. And yet air pollution levels, especially in cities, are still dangerously...

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About us

arnika Fotor

Arnika is a Czech non-profit organization that has been uniting people striving for a better environment since 2001.

Our mission is to protect nature and a healthy environment for future generations both in Czechia and abroad. In our activities, we rely on three components - public involvement in the decision-making process, expert opinions and justified requests, and media coverage of the problems. In the long-term, we are promoting less waste and hazardous substances, wild living rivers and diverse nature, and the right of citizens to make decisions about the environment.

Our stories with a happy ending prove that the work of the people in Arnika brings concrete results. We are constantly working to keep it that way. However, Arnika's list of successes would be much shorter without the help of volunteers and sponsors.

We are members of international & Czech associations:

Our international activities are kindly supported by individual donors and the following funds:

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Publications

Hard data and scientific evidence and solutions are needed to promote public awareness as well as to be able to demand legislative changes in the partner countries. That is why we publish a number of professional publications presenting the results of our samplings, but also law analyses, case studies and practical manuals.
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