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Air pollution: Governments and cities have to do more, agreed the participants of the international conference

Air pollution: Governments and cities have to do more, agreed the participants of the international conference

The four-day international conference 'Fighting Air Pollution in the Industrial Cities of Europe,' organized by the Arnika Association of the Czech Republic, was held in Ostrava....

Pictures from polluted cities of Ukraine won the Czech Press Photo

Pictures from polluted cities of Ukraine won the Czech Press Photo

"This award-winning documentary has only been created by people from Arnika, and their determination and willingness to perform overall monitoring," said Stanislav Krupař, the...

Ukrainian ecologist won one million hryvnias for Mariupol. Congrats!

Ukrainian ecologist won one million hryvnias for Mariupol. Congrats!

Mariupolian activist and representative, Maksym Borodin, was the winner of the national television competition "Novi Lideri" (New Leaders). He received (in conversion) almost €...

Human health must not be threatened by polluted air, resonates from the Conference in Ostrava

Human health must not be threatened by polluted air, resonates from the Conference in Ostrava

Experts, politicians, and civil activists from Europe and former USSR countries are discussing ways to improve the air quality in the Czech Republic (1). Air pollution is one of...

Europe's toxic air to be discussed at a unique international conference in the Czech Republic

Europe's toxic air to be discussed at a unique international conference in the Czech Republic

A three-day gathering in this Czech industrial city will examine the ways to resolve the dangers of air pollution on the national and international levels (1). Environmentalists,...

Arnika's photos from Ukraine compete in the Czech Press Photo, you can also decide on the winner

Arnika's photos from Ukraine compete in the Czech Press Photo, you can also decide on the winner

Pictures of Stanislav Krupař from Mariupol show how local factories have become part of the natural environment for the people of Ukrainian industrial cities. Tens of thousands...

We want to breathe! Citizens of Ukrainian cities demonstrate for lower industrial emissions

We want to breathe! Citizens of Ukrainian cities demonstrate for lower industrial emissions

Thousands of people from Mariupol, Zaporozhye, and Kryvyi Rih joined a series of events labeled "I Want to Breathe" this Saturday. The locals went out into the streets demanding...

Czech experts are collecting new data on air pollution in Ukraine

Czech experts are collecting new data on air pollution in Ukraine

A Czech-Ukrainian team of experts is examining the impacts of polluted air on the environment in the country. Analysing up to 90 samples of soil and river sediments in five major...

We're organizing seminars on air pollution in the industrial cities of Ukraine

We're organizing seminars on air pollution in the industrial cities of Ukraine

In the Ukrainian industrial cities Zaporizhia, Krivoy Rog and Dnipro, Ecoaction (Екодія) and Arnika NGOs held a series of seminars on finding ways to reduce industrial pollution....

Ten sins of Ukrainian oligarch, the problems are too many

Ten sins of Ukrainian oligarch, the problems are too many

Yuriy Kosiuk is a businessman, billionaire, oligarch, owner of the agricultural company MHP, and one of the richest men in Ukraine. Due to his business capabilities, the...

Miracle sadly averted, EBRD's support of Ukrainian oligarch approved

Miracle sadly averted, EBRD's support of Ukrainian oligarch approved

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved a $25 million loan for Mironivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) this Wednesday. The financial support was given to the...

EBRD’s loan to Ukrainian agrooligarch postponed… or not?

EBRD’s loan to Ukrainian agrooligarch postponed… or not?

Controversial Ukrainian agroholding MHP is seeking the subsidy from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). In order to postpone the decision, an open letter...