Four Thai organisations received funding to fight back against pollution

Four Thai organisations received funding to fight back against pollution

Four environmental justice groups based in Thailand received funds to help them fight pollution in their local areas. This is a part of the sub-grants programme of environmental...

Environmental health groups celebrate the end to EU allowance for banned flame retardant chemicals to enter recycling streams & new products

Environmental health groups celebrate the end to EU allowance for banned flame retardant chemicals to enter recycling streams & new products

The European Union (EU) has taken an important step towards cleaning up its recycling; it will no longer allow materials containing a class of toxic, globally banned flame...

Declaration for the protection of Western Balkans Rivers demands the moratorium on construction of hydropower plants

Declaration for the protection of Western Balkans Rivers demands the moratorium on construction of hydropower plants

A joint 'Declaration on the Protection of the Western Balkans Rivers' has been adopted by participants of an International River Conference and several other environmental groups...

Ukrainians got non-stop online access to air pollution data

Ukrainians got non-stop online access to air pollution data

As a part of the international project Clear Air for Ukraine, the members of Ukrainian organisation Eco City, together with regional partners and with support from Czech NGO...

Toxic pollution of soil confirmed in Northern Armenia

Toxic pollution of soil confirmed in Northern Armenia

High levels of dangerous chemicals in the soil of Lorri Province were reported in an analysis published today by Arnika and the Center for Community Mobilisation and Support...

Fish in Prague’s rivers and ponds are less contaminated with toxic mercury than fish bought in Prague food stores

Fish in Prague’s rivers and ponds are less contaminated with toxic mercury than fish bought in Prague food stores

Two out of 14 fish samples caught in Prague’s River Vltava slightly exceeded the safe levels recommended by US authorities. For purchased fish samples, five out of 28 did not...

Western Balkans will seek effective protection of its unique and wild rivers in Sarajevo

Western Balkans will seek effective protection of its unique and wild rivers in Sarajevo

An international conference, ‘Legal and practical tools for protecting the rivers of the Western Balkans and their people,’ organized by the non-governmental organizations Arnika...

Plastic waste poisons Indonesia’s food chain. Alarming levels of dioxins, PFOS & other banned chemicals found in eggs sampled near plastic waste hot spots in Indonesia

Plastic waste poisons Indonesia’s food chain. Alarming levels of dioxins, PFOS & other banned chemicals found in eggs sampled near plastic waste hot spots in Indonesia

Highly toxic chemicals, posing dire risks to human health, have been found in dangerous concentrations in free-range chicken eggs in Indonesian communities where plastic waste...

New air monitoring technology is being prepared for heavily polluted cities of Ukraine

New air monitoring technology is being prepared for heavily polluted cities of Ukraine

Ukrainian expert team from Eco City will introduce the newly designed technology for the air quality monitoring stations in the framework of the international project “Campaign...

River Keepers require minimal flow regulations

River Keepers require minimal flow regulations

Coalition for protection of rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina calls on the competent agencies, institutions, ministries, and experts of biological and hydrological sciences to...

The town of Fulnek won the Waste Prevention Oscar, placing first within the entire republic

The town of Fulnek won the Waste Prevention Oscar, placing first within the entire republic

The inhabitants of Fulnek won a decisive victory. In the Over 5,000 Inhabitants category, they produce the least municipal waste in the entire republic. They excel at waste...

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...