ECHR supported Armenian farmers, the government ought to pay compensations

ECHR supported Armenian farmers, the government ought to pay compensations

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in favor of the plaintiffs of the North-Armenian province of Lori. All six complaints of Armenian courts were in the question of...

More than 375 thousand Europeans have been involved in the fight against water pollution

More than 375 thousand Europeans have been involved in the fight against water pollution

The #ProtectWater campaign against pollution of rivers, lakes, groundwater, and wetlands within the European Union ended yesterday. Citizens, more than 130 NGOs from all across...

UNSAFE: New EU rules allow toxic chemicals in children’s toys and other products made of recycled plastics

UNSAFE: New EU rules allow toxic chemicals in children’s toys and other products made of recycled plastics

European Parliament and Council Decision on the Reform of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Under the agreement, high levels of hazardous brominated flame retardants that are...

Minister Ťok keeps pushing the weir on the Elbe and the destruction of the natural environment. The illegal Water Transport Strategy is to be approved

Minister Ťok keeps pushing the weir on the Elbe and the destruction of the natural environment. The illegal Water Transport Strategy is to be approved

On Monday, February 4, the Minister of Transport, Dan Ťok, will submit the Water Transport Strategy to the government for approval. The conception includes the construction of...

Is the weir on the Elbe at Decin in the public interest? Illegal government involvement in the decision making of the authorities

Is the weir on the Elbe at Decin in the public interest? Illegal government involvement in the decision making of the authorities

The government of Andrej Babiš (ANO party) wants to build a weir on the Elbe at any price. Last year, Babiš declared the Czech Republic as being in public interest in his...

Kruščica celebrates! The cantonal court cancelled permits for two planned hydropower plants

Kruščica celebrates! The cantonal court cancelled permits for two planned hydropower plants

The inhabitants of the Bosnian village of Kruscica have succeeded with their lawsuits against the two planned hydropower plants. The cantonal court of Novi Travnik upheld their...

Let's protect the rivers and those who fight for them!

Let's protect the rivers and those who fight for them!

Because of the plans for construction of a large number of hydropower plants on the rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the country is at risk of losing its greatest natural...

Industrial cities of Ukraine are polluted by heavy metals and dioxins, a new study of the Czech experts discovers

Industrial cities of Ukraine are polluted by heavy metals and dioxins, a new study of the Czech experts discovers

The Czech-Ukrainian team of experts discovered the increased contamination of the environment in Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhia, Kharkiv, and Mariupol (1). Five major industrial...

Toxic heavy metals were found near people’s houses in Northern Armenia. The local industry is to blame, Czech scientists say

Toxic heavy metals were found near people’s houses in Northern Armenia. The local industry is to blame, Czech scientists say

Lori Province's mining and metallurgical enterprises in Armenia are likely to be contaminated with dangerous chemicals, mainly copper, beyond legal standards and hygienic...

Air pollution: Governments and cities have to do more, agreed the participants of the international conference

Air pollution: Governments and cities have to do more, agreed the participants of the international conference

The four-day international conference 'Fighting Air Pollution in the Industrial Cities of Europe,' organized by the Arnika Association of the Czech Republic, was held in Ostrava....

Dioxins Found in Plastic Toys – Stricter Limits Are Required to Stop Toxic Chemicals from Reappearing in Consumer Products Made from Recycled Plastic

Dioxins Found in Plastic Toys – Stricter Limits Are Required to Stop Toxic Chemicals from Reappearing in Consumer Products Made from Recycled Plastic

A new study, “Toxic Soup: Dioxins in Plastic Toys” , released today, shows alarming levels of very toxic brominated dioxins in eight toys and one hair clip made of recycled...

The minister wants to negotiate foreign compensation for the weir at Decin. According to the European Commission, this is not acceptable

The minister wants to negotiate foreign compensation for the weir at Decin. According to the European Commission, this is not acceptable

The Minister of the Environment, Richard Brabec, has negotiated with the German Government and the European Commission for the possibility of international compensation for the...