Summer Soft Refreshment Drinks in Glasses Containing Heavy Metals

Summer Soft Refreshment Drinks in Glasses Containing Heavy Metals

Popular soft summer drinks - regardless whether it is a raspberry-flavoured lemonade, ice coffee or mojito - may become "more heavy" when we drink it. However, the culprits are...

Children Summer Shoes? They Often Contain Toxic Lead and Hazardous Phthalates

Children Summer Shoes? They Often Contain Toxic Lead and Hazardous Phthalates

High concentrations of toxic substances were proved by chemical analyses in several samples of commonly available summer shoes. Arnika commissioned tests of, in particular,...

The greatest polluters of Kazakhstan: Steelworks, oilfields and power plants. Many companies do not publish their data

The greatest polluters of Kazakhstan: Steelworks, oilfields and power plants. Many companies do not publish their data

Today, the top ten list of the biggest polluters in Kazakhstan, based on the official data, was published. The charts reveal that the environment has been greatly contaminated by...

Citizens of Kazakhstan will learn who pollutes their environment

Citizens of Kazakhstan will learn who pollutes their environment

On July 14, the database of the largest environmental polluters will be launched at a conference organized by the Ministry of Energy in Astana. The information in a synoptic...

International conference "We have a right to know and to speak" - Prague, December 10, 2015

International conference "We have a right to know and to speak" - Prague, December 10, 2015

Arnika Association had the honor to hold an international conference "We have a right to know and to speak" This event took place at Langhans Galerie, Vodičkova 37, 110 00...

International Conference "Tree Avenues 2015" – Financial Resources for Tree Avenues

International Conference "Tree Avenues 2015" – Financial Resources for Tree Avenues

Arnika NGO, in cooperation with Lednice Castle‘s Multifunctional Centre, with the support of the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (DBU) and under the auspices of...

Lowering Dangerous Mercury Pollution: World Experts Consult, with Czech Participation

Lowering Dangerous Mercury Pollution: World Experts Consult, with Czech Participation

An international group of experts attended meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, to discuss the future of technologies and practices relating to waste incineration, cement works,...

Involving citizens in decision-making and respecting their opinion is necessary

Involving citizens in decision-making and respecting their opinion is necessary

GENEVA – Recently, the Palace of Nations in Geneva hosted the sixth session of the Task Force on public participation in decision-making on environmental issues under so called...

Zenica fights for the right to breathe

Zenica fights for the right to breathe

A set of turbulent events connected to air pollution in Zenica in the previous months escalated in another civil protest on Sunday, December 21, 2014. The protest was organised...

Selection of international news - 8

Selection of international news - 8

New leaflet on endocrine disrupting chemicals Health Care Without Harm Europe has created a leaflet on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the healthcare sector. This looks...

Extreme concentrations of smog and dust

Extreme concentrations of smog and dust

Sarajevo, Zenica, and other Bosnian cities nowadays suffer from episodes of high levels of air pollution. The recent inversion makes the situation in cities surrounded by...