Conference in Chișinău shared experience in implementing European nature protection networks

Conference in Chișinău shared experience in implementing European nature protection networks

CHIȘINĂU - A joint press conference of experts, representatives of (inter-)governmental bodies and non-governmental organisations Biotica (Moldova) and Arnika (the Czech...

Chemical industry hijacks fourth international meeting on reducing plastic pollution

Chemical industry hijacks fourth international meeting on reducing plastic pollution

In the last week of April, the fourth and penultimate preparatory meeting for a new international treaty on reducing plastic pollution took place in Ottawa, Canada. On behalf of...

‘Yes to Europe, no to the Russian law’: Georgians resist attempts to shackle civil society

‘Yes to Europe, no to the Russian law’: Georgians resist attempts to shackle civil society

Georgia has been rocked by protests against a controversial law that would brand a significant number of NGOs and media outlets as foreign agents. The legislation, dubbed the...

World Earth Day in Sarajevo: an event for a legal protection of nature

World Earth Day in Sarajevo: an event for a legal protection of nature

For our colleagues from the Centre for the Environment, the Aarhus Centre BiH and the Dr. Stjepan Bolkay Centre, Earth Day on 22 April in Sarajevo was a happening, calling for a...

Active Moldovan Spring 2024

Active Moldovan Spring 2024

Sunny days lured many active people from both banks of the Dniester River outdoors to observe the local natural treasures and help improve the environment in which they live.

Back to the springtime Balkans: a new photo exhibition and a trip to the wild springs of the Sana River

Back to the springtime Balkans: a new photo exhibition and a trip to the wild springs of the Sana River

In the last week of March, we returned to the beautiful Bosnian countryside around the Pecka Visitor Centre. We have been working in the Balkans for years to protect Europe's...

Reusable plastic coffee cups and sports bottles contain substances potentially harming our hormonal system

Reusable plastic coffee cups and sports bottles contain substances potentially harming our hormonal system

The new Arnika’s study reveals the widespread presence of harmful substances in daily used plastic products such as reusable coffee cups and water bottles. These substances,...

A walk through ancient pesticides and industrial waste. New study examines toxins in Ukraine's Kakhovka sediments

A walk through ancient pesticides and industrial waste. New study examines toxins in Ukraine's Kakhovka sediments

ZAPORIZHZHIA / PRAGUE - Czech and Ukrainian experts have analysed a set of samples of the sediments taken from the bottom of the Kakhovka reservoir in Zaporizhzhia region of...

Blood tests show that European leaders have tested positive for so-called ‘forever chemicals’ in their bodies

Blood tests show that European leaders have tested positive for so-called ‘forever chemicals’ in their bodies

Three vice-presidents of the European Commission, the Environment Commissioner, the head of the European Environment Agency and nine Members of the European Parliament coming...

Kids' jackets contain dangerous “Forever chemicals” including globally banned PFOA. Experts call for universal ban

Kids' jackets contain dangerous “Forever chemicals” including globally banned PFOA. Experts call for universal ban

Children's jackets and overalls sold in Europe contain extremely dangerous substances, warns a new study, conducted by a Czech NGO Arnika and the International Pollutants...

Environmenal Crime and Punishment: A new publication is sharing lessons from the development of the Czech Inspectorate

Environmenal Crime and Punishment: A new publication is sharing lessons from the development of the Czech Inspectorate

Any sustainable system of environmental protection requires not only social acceptance of a thoughtful approach to nature and its ecosystems, but also systemic tools. Those are...

“Increasingly Alarming”. Czech Experts Present Findings on Chemical Pollution in Armenian Industrial Areas

“Increasingly Alarming”. Czech Experts Present Findings on Chemical Pollution in Armenian Industrial Areas

YEREVAN – A conference on chemical safety in Armenian communities affected by mining took place on 14 December. Experts from the Czech non-governmental organization Arnika have...