German Avenue of the Year won the trees in North Rhine-Westphalia, Thuringia and Saxony

German Avenue of the Year won the trees in North Rhine-Westphalia, Thuringia and Saxony

The Avenue of the Year competition ( www.alejroku.cz ) project is not only popular in the Czech Republic. It was modelled after a competition that was started five years ago in...

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Vinyl Flooring Exposes Kids to Harmful Substances Large areas of vinyl flooring in daycares and schools appear to expose children to a group of compounds called phthalates, which...

International conference Freedom of Information on Chemical Substances in the EU and in the World

International conference Freedom of Information on Chemical Substances in the EU and in the World

The Arnika Association has the pleasure to invite you to an international conference Freedom of Information on Chemical Substances in the European Union and in the World. The...

Trees around our Roads are disappearing, Regional Road Maintenance admits it reluctantly

Trees around our Roads are disappearing, Regional Road Maintenance admits it reluctantly

If we lined all the trees up, the alley would be long enough to reach prom Prague to Olomouc – but 17 640 lindens, oaks, chestnuts, and other woody plants do not stand around our...

International Conference: Tree Avenues Protection for Regional Development

International Conference: Tree Avenues Protection for Regional Development

International conference organized by Arnika in cooperation with the Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management, Tomas Bata University, with the support of the Swiss Enlargement...

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200 Tons of Mercury in Abandoned Kyiv Factory (source: The Epoch Times) “Surrounded by residential buildings and trade centers, an abandoned factory in Ukraine’s capital city...

Czech Experiences Will Help in Protecting Health of Chinese Citizens

Czech Experiences Will Help in Protecting Health of Chinese Citizens

Martin Skalský from the Arnika Association discussed Czech experiences concerning public participation in environmental protection on a meeting with his colleagues from Chinese...

Toxics Free Kazakhstan Expedition 2013: Samples Travel to Laboratories for Toxic Substance Analysis

Toxics Free Kazakhstan Expedition 2013: Samples Travel to Laboratories for Toxic Substance Analysis

Fourteen people took about a hundred samples of soil, water, and food weighing in total 50 kilograms, travelled approximately two and half thousand kilometres in a post-Soviet...

A new Guide for Chemical Safety and Waste in Belarus

A new Guide for Chemical Safety and Waste in Belarus

We live in a world in which the chemical safety and waste management are becoming more and more relevant. More than 140,000 chemicals are in commercial production and use. We...

Emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with special focus on POPs

Emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with special focus on POPs

A new literature review pertaining to emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with a special focus on persistent organic pollutants...

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IPEN Guide To the New Mercury Treaty In order to swiftly educate and orient NGOs and the public about the New Mercury Treaty please note IPEN has just released an updated and...

Arnika helps to improve chemical safety in Belarus

Arnika helps to improve chemical safety in Belarus

To improve awareness of officials and local politicians and to inform experts about the latest knowledge on effects of new chemical substances on human health, and to make...