#Moldova

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...

Old pesticide stockpiles and tyre pyrolysis were identified as potential sources of persistent organic pollutants in Moldova

Old pesticide stockpiles and tyre pyrolysis were identified as potential sources of persistent organic pollutants in Moldova

18 May 2022, CHISINAU/PRAGUE – A recent joint study by Moldovan and Czech experts revealed the presence of significant persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in chicken eggs. These...

Volunteers planted trees along the banks to protect watercourses in Moldova

Volunteers planted trees along the banks to protect watercourses in Moldova

Despite the chilly weather, sixteen volunteers gathered at an event organized by our Moldavian colleagues in the Bălăbănești community on March 12th. They arrived to help with...

Adoption of Rivers in Moldova

Adoption of Rivers in Moldova

Not surprisingly, rivers are best protected by the people living around them in the long run. Large NGOs have therefore developed various schemes to support such local groups in...

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...

The space for civil society is furtherly shrinking: Too many states do not respect the environmental democracy principles

The space for civil society is furtherly shrinking: Too many states do not respect the environmental democracy principles

A substantial number of countries are failing to adhere to the agreed provisions of the International Aarhus Convention on environmental democracy (1). While the post-Soviet and...

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Will the defenders of the environment get effective protection from harassment and persecutions? That is one of the main agenda points of the upcoming Meeting of the Parties to...

The Dniester River and protected areas need our attention. Demonstration in front of the Moldovan parliament will take place

The Dniester River and protected areas need our attention. Demonstration in front of the Moldovan parliament will take place

Recently, public interest in the problems of the Dniester River and protected natural areas has intensified, but the necessary steps from the politicians and authorities are...

Arnika and experts from UCT Prague took water and soil samples in Moldova and advised on how to respond to fish poisoning

Arnika and experts from UCT Prague took water and soil samples in Moldova and advised on how to respond to fish poisoning

Transformation cooperation in Moldova focused on river protection, which Arnika has been working on since last year thanks to the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of...

Connecting people protecting their rivers: Big Jump got bigger in 2021

Connecting people protecting their rivers: Big Jump got bigger in 2021

In July 2021, Arnika together with its partners didn't miss the opportunity to join the Big Jump event - an initiative aiming to bring the attention of the public and authorities...

Big Jump in Moldova: Join the European day and swim for protection of your local river

Big Jump in Moldova: Join the European day and swim for protection of your local river

On July 11th, Big Jump - European day of swimming in the rivers - is being organized all over Europe to demonstrate people's relationship to water streams. Goal of the...

Adoption of Moldovan rivers - visits to local communities and celebration of Biodiversity Day

Adoption of Moldovan rivers - visits to local communities and celebration of Biodiversity Day

In May, the Arnika team went to Moldova to continue international cooperation aimed primarily at protecting rivers and supporting communities on both banks of the Dniester. Czech...