IPEN CEE Regional Meeting Participants Visit Czech Chemical Factory

IPEN CEE Regional Meeting Participants Visit Czech Chemical Factory

How to deal with toxic pollution: That was the main theme of the IPEN Central and Eastern Europe Regional Meeting that took place in Prague in October, 2017. The three-day...

Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses

Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses

Activists and representatives of local communities have arrived today at the Kyiv office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to complain about the...

Today paves the way for the future: European ECO Forum Statement to the MOP in Budva 2017

Today paves the way for the future: European ECO Forum Statement to the MOP in Budva 2017

"The Aarhus Convention has never been more relevant or more needed," can be read in an European ECO Forum's declaration. This statement was released to the 6th MOP to the Aarhus...

Open letter to EU, OSCE and UN representatives regarding the police violence in Kruscica, Bosnia & Hercegovina

Open letter to EU, OSCE and UN representatives regarding the police violence in Kruscica, Bosnia & Hercegovina

Your Excellency, Mrs Sinanoglu, Mr Moore, Mr Wigemark, Mr Mimica, we would address you because we are very concerned of course and consequences of intervention of the special...

Toxic recycling continues, workers in developing countries and our children suffer

Toxic recycling continues, workers in developing countries and our children suffer

Wrecking tubes by hammers or melting printed circuit boards, cables and plastics on an open fire is one of the common practices for obtaining precious metals and other secondary...

Riot police forcibly remove residents defending river against hydropower

Riot police forcibly remove residents defending river against hydropower

This morning at the crack of dawn, riot police violently removed anti-hydropower protestors in the village of Kruščica near Vitez, Bosnia-Herzegovina, causing serious injury to...

Decrease in the number of sperm threatens the fertility of men from developed countries, problems are also toxic substances

Decrease in the number of sperm threatens the fertility of men from developed countries, problems are also toxic substances

A newly published study by scientists from leading universities scientists concluded that the number of sperm of men from Western countries declined significantly, with no signs...

Risk of new POPs formation during fly ash processing in cement plants

Risk of new POPs formation during fly ash processing in cement plants

In China, some cement plants use fly ashes from municipal waste incinerators in the cement production. However, Chinese scientists have found out that this cause problems as...

Huchen protesting at Drina regatta

Huchen protesting at Drina regatta

At the largest European event on the water– Regatta on the River Drina, the Center for Environment organized an action dedicated to the protection of this river and its...

Festival on renewable energy ReAction took place in Kiev

Festival on renewable energy ReAction took place in Kiev

Arnika´s partner organisation, Ekodiya, prepared the first edition of public festival on renewable resources and energy, which took place in the National Expocentre VDNH in Kiev...

Photocontest "Postcard from the village" brings attention to rural areas in Ukraine

Photocontest "Postcard from the village" brings attention to rural areas in Ukraine

Since 2017, Arnika cooperates with Kiev based NGO Ekodiya on strenghtening civil society in the Ukrainian countryside. One of the tools, which should attract more people and...

Study tour to western Ukraine showed sustainable rural practices to active citizens

Study tour to western Ukraine showed sustainable rural practices to active citizens

In the beginning of June, more than thirty Ukrainian environmentalists, activists, and local CSO´s members participated on a 5-day long study tour to regions of Western Ukraine....