Survey has confirmed, that consumables are still sold packed into PVC. That is why Arnika has prepared a poster campaign concerning its detrimental impacts

Ecological organization Arnika has published lists of consumables packed into PVC. A survey done in Děčín´s supermarkets disclosed more than 60 of such kind. And at the same time...

Students of high medical school to learn more about the risks of PVC

Students of high medical school in the town of Chomutov will discuss on Monday 10 March the risks of medical devices containing polyvinylchloride (PVC). Head of the campaign...

UNESCO Director Arrives in Prague, City Officials Permit Skyscrapers Behind His Back

On Thursday a joint reactive mission of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) arrives in Prague. The experts will examine how...

Arnika has already helped five hospitals to reduce their use of hazardous medical PVC devices. Hospital in Louny is one of them

Hospital Nemocnice sv. Alžběty in town Louny is the first one in the region Ústí nad Labem which started, together with Arnika exactly a year ago, replacing PVC and phthalates in...

Students from thirteen countries organised a discussion on Prague greenery

Students of the Wageningen University, The Netherlands, organised a discussion on greenery in the capital city, in Prague Mánes restaurant today. The meeting formed part of a...

Students from the Netherlands investigate how to improve approach to Prague's greenery

How to improve our approach to trees and city parks? An international group of students from the Wageningen University, the Netherlands, will work at this topic in Prague for two...

Arnika has already helped five hospitals to reduce their use of hazardous medical PVC devices. Hospital in České Budějovice is one of them.

The hospital in České Budějovice is the first facility of its kind in the South Czech (Jihočeský) region which, in cooperation with association Arnika, started systematic...

Arnika warning consumers in Děčín: PVC does not belong in a shopping basket

A larger-than-life duck tried today to discourage customers of Hypernova in Děčín today from buying food packaged in PVC (1). „The event was influenced by the results of survey...

UNESCO requests height reduction of skyscrapers at the Pankrác Plain

The high-rises planned to be built at the Pankrác Plain have to be lower. This is the long awaited verdict of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The current projects are...

Increase in Traffic at Pankrác Rejected by Court - Citizens’ Health at Stake

New roads will not be built on Pankrác Plain. Pollution in the area exceeds hygienic limits and more traffic would further deteriorate the situation. This is the ruling of the...

Arnika Launches a Petition to Save Prague Greenery

Air pollution in Prague has reached extremely high levels and medical experts have sounded the alarm bell. This pollution is mainly caused by car traffic (1). According to...

How much dioxins do the Czechs eat? Toxic chemicals even after 12 years

Association ARNIKA ordered measurement of contamination of tissue of trout caught in the river Nisa in Liberec. The measurement was supposed to discover the level of dioxins...