Take photos, help the rivers. People capture the lack of water in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Take photos, help the rivers. People capture the lack of water in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Because of legislative failures, dozens of rivers lack sufficiently high water levels. Despite their previous promises, the relevant ministries in the Republika Srpska (RS) and...

Research on toxic chemicals will debunk the pollution dispute in Northern Armenia thanks to Czech experts

Research on toxic chemicals will debunk the pollution dispute in Northern Armenia thanks to Czech experts

Analysis concerning the presence of harmful chemicals in the environment will happen in Lori Province. The locals suffer from serious contamination of heavy metals and other...

Who poisons the air in Bosnia-Herzegovina? The top 10 shows the worst industrial polluters

Who poisons the air in Bosnia-Herzegovina? The top 10 shows the worst industrial polluters

ArcelorMittal Zenica, the Tuzla thermal power plant, and the chemical factories in Lukavac. Those were the main culprits for the industrial air pollution of Bosnia and...

Lethal air pollution with no responsibility. The people of Bosnia and Herzegovina lack information and efficient protection by law

Lethal air pollution with no responsibility. The people of Bosnia and Herzegovina lack information and efficient protection by law

Despite the highly toxic air in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), only limited data on the pollution is accessible to the public. The government is failing to meet its international...

Thai communities battling to end toxic industrial pollution will receive boost: EU and environmental justice groups honour local struggles

Thai communities battling to end toxic industrial pollution will receive boost: EU and environmental justice groups honour local struggles

On the occasion of World Environment Day, social and environmental justice advocates from Arnika and Ecological Alert and Recovery - Thailand (EARTH) work to best utilize the f...

Civil Society condemns the EU’s conduct in undermining an otherwise effective worldwide ban of toxic chemical PFOA

Civil Society condemns the EU’s conduct in undermining an otherwise effective worldwide ban of toxic chemical PFOA

An international group of chemical and health NGOs have come together to express their deep regret and disapprovement of the EU delegation's behavior and actions at the COP9 of...

Sana will live! Initiatives to protect the river accepted

Sana will live! Initiatives to protect the river accepted

The Ministry of Physical Planning, Construction, and Ecology of the Republic of Srpska has authorized initiatives on the declaration of protected areas on the River Sana. The...

Over a 100 people gathered by the Sana springs to appeal for the protection of the area

Over a 100 people gathered by the Sana springs to appeal for the protection of the area

"The Sana must be urgently protected." This was the message sent by over 100 people who arrived at the event organized by the Coalition for the River Sana. This year, the event...

High Levels of Dioxins Found in Children’s Toys and Other Products Made of Recycled Plastics Found in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, the EU, India, Japan and Nigeria

High Levels of Dioxins Found in Children’s Toys and Other Products Made of Recycled Plastics Found in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, the EU, India, Japan and Nigeria

Alarming levels of some of the most toxic chemicals, including brominated dioxins and brominated flame retardants, were recycled plastics sold in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia,...

‘Toxic eggs’ in Switzerland testify to global contamination with poisonous substances

‘Toxic eggs’ in Switzerland testify to global contamination with poisonous substances

At the Stockholm Convention , Arnika is presenting the results of recent analyses of chicken eggs from 29 countries concerning the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like substances....

Highest level of world’s most toxic chemicals found in African free-range eggs: European e-waste dumping a contributor

Highest level of world’s most toxic chemicals found in African free-range eggs: European e-waste dumping a contributor

New research from IPEN and Basel Action Network (BAN) reveals dire human exposures and food chain contamination from highly toxic plastics in waste in Ghana that includes toxic...

NGOs Urge Immediate Action to Stop Toxic Recycling in the EU

NGOs Urge Immediate Action to Stop Toxic Recycling in the EU

Recent analysis (by IPEN, Arnika and other NGOs) of consumer products sold in the EU made from recycled plastics has revealed toxic flame-retardant contamination in some...