Heavy metal content also confirmed in the Akhtala and Alaverdi communities

Heavy metal content also confirmed in the Akhtala and Alaverdi communities

Publishing the results of studies carried out by the Czech organization for chemical safety Arnika together with organizations from Armenia - the NGO Center for community...

Moldovan environment lacks protection and citizens power to defend it, new report reveals

Moldovan environment lacks protection and citizens power to defend it, new report reveals

Moldovans do not have sufficient access to environmental information and their right to participate in decision making is often restricted. The responsibilities of the state...

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Across Europe, the number of deaths caused by air pollution has steadily declined in recent decades. And yet air pollution levels, especially in cities, are still dangerously...

The results of the analysis of samples from the Shnogh and Teghut communities confirm the presence of heavy metals in the environment

The results of the analysis of samples from the Shnogh and Teghut communities confirm the presence of heavy metals in the environment

The Czech Chemical Safety Organization "Arnika", together with organizations from Armenia - the NGO "Center for Community Mobilization and Support" and information NGO "EcoLur",...

Polluters in the Czech Republic released more toxic substances into environment last year

Polluters in the Czech Republic released more toxic substances into environment last year

The Arnika association has recorded a significant year-on-year increase in the release of cancer-causing, mutagenic, and hormone-disrupting substances. There has also been an...

Belarus should stop persecuting environmental activists, UNECE countries insist

Belarus should stop persecuting environmental activists, UNECE countries insist

Belarus has been persecuting environmental activists and should stop this violation of international law. The Seventh Meeting of the Parties (1) to the Aarhus Convention (2)...

The space for civil society is furtherly shrinking: Too many states do not respect the environmental democracy principles

The space for civil society is furtherly shrinking: Too many states do not respect the environmental democracy principles

A substantial number of countries are failing to adhere to the agreed provisions of the International Aarhus Convention on environmental democracy (1). While the post-Soviet and...

Cities of Europe face a growing conflict between private and public interests

Cities of Europe face a growing conflict between private and public interests

As urbanization in European countries goes on, the quality of life in urban areas and the sustainability of spatial planning are becoming crucial. A conflict between private and...

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Will the defenders of the environment get effective protection from harassment and persecutions? That is one of the main agenda points of the upcoming Meeting of the Parties to...

Arsenic is becoming a real threat to the residents of Armanis and Urasar

Arsenic is becoming a real threat to the residents of Armanis and Urasar

The Czech organization Arnika, focusing on chemical safety, together with the Armenian organizations Center for Community Mobilization and Support and the information NGO EcoLur...

The Dniester River and protected areas need our attention. Demonstration in front of the Moldovan parliament will take place

The Dniester River and protected areas need our attention. Demonstration in front of the Moldovan parliament will take place

Recently, public interest in the problems of the Dniester River and protected natural areas has intensified, but the necessary steps from the politicians and authorities are...

Indonesian court finally agrees with citizens - the President and his aides have to take action to address Jakarta's air pollution

Indonesian court finally agrees with citizens - the President and his aides have to take action to address Jakarta's air pollution

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, the Ministers of Environment and Forestry, Home Affairs, and Health, as well as the Governor of Jakarta are sentenced to make and...