The EU Council pushes for dangerously high dioxin levels

The EU Council pushes for dangerously high dioxin levels

(Prague, Gothenburg) In an alarming proposal for strengthening the limits of the most toxic chemical in waste, the Council of the European Union under the French presidency...

Another study confirms the vulnerability of the child population in the mining regions of Armenia

Another study confirms the vulnerability of the child population in the mining regions of Armenia

In 2021, together with our Armenian partners, the Center for Community Mobilization and Support (CCMS) and EcoLur, we continued to map pollution in the Armenian regions of...

Stricter limits on POPs do not necessarily mean more waste incineration, explains IPEN in its new factsheet

Stricter limits on POPs do not necessarily mean more waste incineration, explains IPEN in its new factsheet

A new factsheet published by the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) claims that the European Union has a unique opportunity to prevent toxic recycling. It could...

Faces of Ukraine – the stories of people you helped

Faces of Ukraine – the stories of people you helped

When we announced a public call for help to Ukraine, we had no idea how promptly and actively you were going to respond. We were pleasantly surprised by your willingness to help...

Thai activists sue the government for insufficient activity against PM2.5 pollution

Thai activists sue the government for insufficient activity against PM2.5 pollution

Representatives from civil society organizations (CSOs) and environmental advocates filed a lawsuit against three Thai public departments on March 22. They did so after a joint...

New PFAS restrictions are on the horizon in the EU

New PFAS restrictions are on the horizon in the EU

Given that EU citizens are still exposed to perfluorinated substances (PFAS) [1] because of the insufficient legal restrictions, Arnika has begun to investigate the contamination...

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 12. They arrived to help with...

You are awesome! Support for Ukraine is on its way

You are awesome! Support for Ukraine is on its way

A lot of material support has been gathered in Arnika’s office these days. Medical kits, power banks, accumulators, sleeping bags, clothes, and many other kinds of help. That is...

IPEN and Arnika urge Members of the European Parliament to vote for the strictest possible limits on POPs in waste

IPEN and Arnika urge Members of the European Parliament to vote for the strictest possible limits on POPs in waste

The EU is proposing to adopt new limit values for persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in waste by amending Annexes IV and V to the Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European...

Call for help: Support our Ukrainian colleagues

Call for help: Support our Ukrainian colleagues

Until a few days ago, we were fighting together with our Ukrainian colleagues for cleaner air and a better environment. But now, we need to support them in our common struggle...

Governments set a cornerstone for a new plastic  treaty

Governments set a cornerstone for a new plastic treaty

Global representatives gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, at the 5 th United Nations Environmental Assembly session this week. Consent on a need for a new global treaty on plastic waste...

#Ukraine

#Ukraine

The Arnika Association is staying in touch with its Ukrainian colleagues and friends. We have been working together since 2017 on projects that were aimed at the improvement and...