Moldova’s Eurovision representative plants trees with Arnika

Moldova’s Eurovision representative plants trees with Arnika

“Every tree counts,” says singer Pasha Parfeni, who represented Moldova at Eurovision 2012 in Baku and will represent the country again this year in Liverpool, UK. He was one of...

Thailand to ban the import of plastic waste from 2025

Thailand to ban the import of plastic waste from 2025

At the end of February, Thailand decided to ban the import of plastic waste by 31 December 2024. This time, it would also affect factories in so-called special economic zones....

Transforming Karaganda into a bicycle-friendly city

Transforming Karaganda into a bicycle-friendly city

Bicycles are an environmentally friendly means of transport. They have many other advantages, as bikes provide mobility for everyone regardless of age and income and contribute...

Georgians protested in the streets over a “foreign agents” act. The government backed down

Georgians protested in the streets over a “foreign agents” act. The government backed down

Georgians took to the streets of Tbilisi in the first half of March to demonstrate the so-called foreign agents' law. The ruling parliamentary party, Georgian Dream, passed the...

Karaganda is covered with smog. Who is to blame?

Karaganda is covered with smog. Who is to blame?

For the last few days, Karaganda was covered with a thick blanket of smog. Residents of the city shared photos and videos on social networks, where you can see the “air” we...

Dangerous landfill was polluting the nature reserve. Citizens have secured it against further leaks.

Dangerous landfill was polluting the nature reserve. Citizens have secured it against further leaks.

Volunteers from two villages in central Moldova cleaned up a local landfill to protect a nearby nature reserve.

Air pollution in Minsk in 2022

Air pollution in Minsk in 2022

Three hundred volunteers from 36 cities and municipalities in Belarus participated in the operation of the AirMQ citizen air pollution monitoring network in 2022. The NGO Ekodom...

By planting “green belts”, Moldovans adapt to climate change

By planting “green belts”, Moldovans adapt to climate change

In several places in Moldova, voluntary organizations are trying to protect their environment and retain water in the landscape, especially in rivers and their immediate...

Green Council has been re-established in the Karaganda region!

Green Council has been re-established in the Karaganda region!

Great news at the end of the year! Green Council has been established in the Karaganda region! The council will include representatives from the authorized, representative and...

The “Green Vision” of Belarus is born

The “Green Vision” of Belarus is born

“ Green Belarus will be a place that values cultural, ethnic, racial, sexual, religious, and spiritual diversity and encourages respectful relationships with all people. It will...

The "garbage mountains" on the outskirts of Jakarta attract researchers. Is a giant landfill a source of pollution?

The "garbage mountains" on the outskirts of Jakarta attract researchers. Is a giant landfill a source of pollution?

Indonesia is known for its white-sand beaches, exotic cuisine, and restless volcanoes. What tourists don't normally see, however, are mountains of waste and small “volcanoes” in...

Let's wish political prisoners a peaceful Christmas

Let's wish political prisoners a peaceful Christmas

Ekodom, Arnika’s partner organization in Belarus, organized a letter campaign supporting political prisoners in December. Several environmental activists and environmental...