Summer ecological school for youth "Dniester 2020"

Summer ecological school for youth "Dniester 2020"

Eco-TIRAS holds the thirteenth annual educational environmental summer school "Dniester 2020" for youth (July 17-29th, 2020). This year, COVID-19 interfered with the plans to...

Public air monitoring project AirMQ continues a series of educational webinars for residents of Belarusian cities

Public air monitoring project AirMQ continues a series of educational webinars for residents of Belarusian cities

A series of educational webinars organized by NGO Ecohome, which started on April 17, 2020, continued on June 11. The latest webinar was dedicated to the Covid-19 pandemic and...

Polluting factories ordered to shut down after a decade of community outcry

Polluting factories ordered to shut down after a decade of community outcry

Residents of Nong Pawa (Rayong province) have been affected by chronic water pollution caused by the recycling factories of Win Process Company for the last ten years. However,...

Back from Thailand: Sixteen days in the most infested areas of Southeast Asia

Back from Thailand: Sixteen days in the most infested areas of Southeast Asia

Marine animals, sediment from watercourses or, for example, chicken eggs are the subject of research by our toxics and waste experts, who have traveled to Thailand's " hot spots...

Ukraine Eco Transformation: knowledge for everyone

Ukraine Eco Transformation: knowledge for everyone

Ukraine Eco Transformation is an online environmental conference with international guests, which will take place on June 5, on World Environment Day. The conference will be the...

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

“ Neretvica river, like all our rivers, is our holiness that we’ll never give to you! Investors should not come, because they shall not pass ”, said the residents of the...

Resurgence of activist persecution in Belarus: Brest activists under arrest

Resurgence of activist persecution in Belarus: Brest activists under arrest

On April 17 and 18, three Brest activists - Dmitry Bekalyuk, Alexander Kabanov and Dmitry Androsyuk - were detained before the “feeding of pigeons” - a weekly Sunday protest...

ARNIKA, Center for Community Mobilization and Support, and EcoLur NGOs applied to the UN for support of residents suffering from the impact of mining and smelting enterprises

ARNIKA, Center for Community Mobilization and Support, and EcoLur NGOs applied to the UN for support of residents suffering from the impact of mining and smelting enterprises

Czech environmental public organization “Arnika”, “Center for Community Mobilization and Support” NGO (Alaverdi, Armenia) and “EcoLur” Informational NGO (Yerevan, Armenia)...

Over 400 new willows grow alongside the Dniester river thanks to volunteers

Over 400 new willows grow alongside the Dniester river thanks to volunteers

In March and April 2020, Moldovan environmental activists came twice to the village of Balabanesti to plant willows by the Dniester river. Planting trees along the watercourses...

Problems with the Nahatak tailing dump continue: other residents report health problems

Problems with the Nahatak tailing dump continue: other residents report health problems

Although there has recently been a breakthrough in environmental activism in the village of Mets Ayrum, where a local mining company has offered compensation to a family living...

“Econline Marathon” launched on World Environmental Education Day brings series of webinars for environmental activists

“Econline Marathon” launched on World Environmental Education Day brings series of webinars for environmental activists

Despite forced self-isolation, environmental activists from the Clean Air for Ukraine project are launching an Environmental Knowledge Marathon. The participants can learn how to...

Good news: EU banned use of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

Good news: EU banned use of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

On July 4, 2020, a PFOA ban will apply in the EU, which was agreed already in 2019 by the parties of the Stockholm Convention. However, this ban allows for some exemptions, e.g....