Wildfires and climate change: Are they linked?

Wildfires and climate change: Are they linked?

At the beginning of September, large-scale wildfires broke out in several regions of Kazakhstan. First, they covered two areas of Kazakhstan (Kostanai and East Kazakhstan...

Learning by playing. Moldovan high school students learn about sustainable tourism

Learning by playing. Moldovan high school students learn about sustainable tourism

Moldovan students got a taste of what "soft" tourism can look like, which is friendly to people and nature. During an excursion to the country's south in the new Lower Dniester...

Trees and the city. New protection rules in Karaganda

Trees and the city. New protection rules in Karaganda

The regional parliament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, approved new rules for maintaining and protecting green spaces. They reflect on national regulations and should put an end to...

Thai court rules in record speed that authorities neglected their duty to protect the environment

Thai court rules in record speed that authorities neglected their duty to protect the environment

An administrative court in the Thai town of Nakhon Sawan said four authorities had neglected their duties regarding a dangerous landfill in Petchaboon province, despite having...

Monitoring station in Kharkiv survives shelling. It watches the situation near the Zaporozhye NPP now

Monitoring station in Kharkiv survives shelling. It watches the situation near the Zaporozhye NPP now

Although the Russian invasion has fundamentally disrupted civilian air monitoring in Ukraine, the measuring stations have also gained a new use. The EcoCity network operated by...

Big Jump 2022: Protection of rivers is fun!

Big Jump 2022: Protection of rivers is fun!

In July 2022, Europeans celebrated European River Swimming Day for the 20th time in history. Our partners in Moldova and Bosnia and Herzegovina joined this opportunity to remind...

Stop transporting plastic waste, environmentalists urge shipping companies

Stop transporting plastic waste, environmentalists urge shipping companies

Because of the increasing volume of plastic waste in the oceans, environmental groups from various countries are asking the Danish company MAERSK and other relevant shipping...

People in Thailand endangered by hazardous smoke from a burning factory

People in Thailand endangered by hazardous smoke from a burning factory

On June 16, 2022, a fire was reported at the site of the Wax Garbage Recycle Centre Company in the Nam Pu subdistrict, Ratchaburi Province, Thailand. Although many citizens...

Invitation: 13th BioDetectors conference in Prague

Invitation: 13th BioDetectors conference in Prague

Dear ladies and gentlemen, Please let us invite you to join our 13th BioDetectors Conference on 13th-14th September in Prague.

Breakthrough: Partial ban of small hydropower plants achieved in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Breakthrough: Partial ban of small hydropower plants achieved in Bosnia and Herzegovina

An important step has been made in the protection of Bosnian rivers. The parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina [1] passed a new amendment to the Law on...

Belarus has withdrawn from the Convention on environmental democracy

Belarus has withdrawn from the Convention on environmental democracy

Belarus has withdrawn from the international Aarhus Convention [1] on Environmental Democracy after president Alyaksandr Lukashenka decides to do so by issuing a decree. The...

Environmentalists have gained new advocacy. Michel Forst elected Special Rapporteur for the Aarhus Convention

Environmentalists have gained new advocacy. Michel Forst elected Special Rapporteur for the Aarhus Convention

The signatory states to the Aarhus Convention [1] on Environmental Democracy have unanimously elected a Special Rapporteur to help environmental defenders from persecution. This...