#Indonesia

International cooperation is the answer to global pollution, scientists confirmed at the Prague conference

International cooperation is the answer to global pollution, scientists confirmed at the Prague conference

15 September 2022, PRAGUE/JAKARTA/BANGKOK – The international BioDetectors conference took place in Prague on 13-14 September and was attended by experts worldwide. They can use...

As developing countries stay vulnerable, struggle for stricter POPs limits continues

As developing countries stay vulnerable, struggle for stricter POPs limits continues

The Nexus3 Foundation (Indonesia), together with the Arnika Association (Czech Republic), and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) keep calling on the...

Arnika’s interventions at BRS meeting: Health and environment must be the priority criterion

Arnika’s interventions at BRS meeting: Health and environment must be the priority criterion

Arnika’s lead expert Jindřich Petrlík and IPEN Global Researcher based in Arnika Jitka Straková called for improvements of the Stockholm convention in their interventions at the...

BRS side event: POPs threaten the global circular economy

BRS side event: POPs threaten the global circular economy

An important conference of parties of Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions takes place in Geneva these days. Arnika and the International Pollutants Elimination Network...

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

2 June 2022, GOTHENBURG / PRAGUE / NAIROBI / JAKARTA / YAOUNDÉ / ACCRA / LIBREVILLE / BANGKOK / MONTEVIDEO / CHISINAU / SAN FRANCISCO / BEIJING / DAKAR – A new review of data...

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, the role of...

Indonesian court finally agrees with citizens - the President and his aides have to take action to address Jakarta's air pollution

Indonesian court finally agrees with citizens - the President and his aides have to take action to address Jakarta's air pollution

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, the Ministers of Environment and Forestry, Home Affairs, and Health, as well as the Governor of Jakarta, are sentenced to make and...

NGOs: Governments need new tools to control air pollution urgently

NGOs: Governments need new tools to control air pollution urgently

After two years, the Central Jakarta court still has not announced the decision of a Citizen Lawsuit (CLS) demanding clean air for Jakarta. Thirty-two people submitted a CLS in...

Transparent pollution control for Indonesia. “We want to see blue skies again”

Transparent pollution control for Indonesia. “We want to see blue skies again”

The non-governmental organizations (NGO) Nexus3 Foundation from Indonesia and Arnika from the Czech Republic have launched a new project aiming to help with controlling and...

Plastic waste poisons Indonesia’s food chain. Alarming levels of dioxins, PFOS & other banned chemicals found in eggs sampled near plastic waste hot spots in Indonesia

Plastic waste poisons Indonesia’s food chain. Alarming levels of dioxins, PFOS & other banned chemicals found in eggs sampled near plastic waste hot spots in Indonesia

Highly toxic chemicals, posing dire risks to human health, have been found in dangerous concentrations in free-range chicken eggs in Indonesian communities where plastic waste...

‘Toxic eggs’ in Switzerland testify to global contamination with poisonous substances

‘Toxic eggs’ in Switzerland testify to global contamination with poisonous substances

At the Stockholm Convention , Arnika is presenting the results of recent analyses of chicken eggs from 29 countries concerning the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like substances....

EU-Funded Study Finds High Lead Levels in Paints in Seven Asian Countries: Children Ages 0-6 Risk Permanent and Lifelong Damage

EU-Funded Study Finds High Lead Levels in Paints in Seven Asian Countries: Children Ages 0-6 Risk Permanent and Lifelong Damage

The majority of household paints analyzed in seven Asian countries contain unsafe levels of lead; would not meet regulatory standards established in most highly industrialized...