Thanks to the “working groups”, Moldovan rural communities participate in the development of the national park

Thanks to the “working groups”, Moldovan rural communities participate in the development of the national park

Since 2019, responsible institutions in Moldova have been discussing the creation of a new national park in the southeast of the country, near the border with Ukraine, where the...

Companies again emitted more toxic substances in Czechia in 2021

Companies again emitted more toxic substances in Czechia in 2021

PRAGUE – The amount of discharged carcinogenic, mutagenic, and reprotoxic substances (substances endangering reproduction) has increased significantly year-on-year. Emissions of...

Civil society groups urge the EU to keep their promises to ban ‘forever chemicals’ PFAS

Civil society groups urge the EU to keep their promises to ban ‘forever chemicals’ PFAS

46 European civil society organisations urgently demand EU Member States and the Commission to ban all PFAS in consumer products by 2025 and across all uses by 2030.

Dioxin experts present studies on health threats from cancer-causing chemicals in New Orleans

Dioxin experts present studies on health threats from cancer-causing chemicals in New Orleans

11 October 2022, NEW ORLEANS - At the Dioxin 2022 Conference beginning here on October 9, Dr. Jindrich Petrlik will present a recent study that demonstrates the failure of using...

Thai colleagues visited the Czech Republic. They spoke at the BDS conference and toured laboratories

Thai colleagues visited the Czech Republic. They spoke at the BDS conference and toured laboratories

The last time we had a visit from Thai colleagues from the EARTH organization [1] in Arnika was in 2018. Therefore, we were glad they attended Prague's Biodetectors Conference in...

Wildfires and climate change: Are they linked?

Wildfires and climate change: Are they linked?

At the beginning of September, large-scale wildfires broke out in several regions of Kazakhstan. First, they covered two areas of the country (Kostanai and East Kazakhstan...

Learning by playing. Moldovan high school students learn about sustainable tourism

Learning by playing. Moldovan high school students learn about sustainable tourism

Moldovan students got a taste of what "soft" tourism can look like, which is friendly to people and nature. During an excursion to the country's south in the new Lower Dniester...

“Let’s vote for a healthier environment!“ Ecological organizations suggest priorities for the 2022 election in Bosnia and Herzegovina

“Let’s vote for a healthier environment!“ Ecological organizations suggest priorities for the 2022 election in Bosnia and Herzegovina

27 September 2022, SARAJEVO/PRAGUE – Non-governmental organizations published a list of environmental priorities for the upcoming period in Bosnia and Herzegovina. They appeal to...

Kazakhstanis join World Cleanup Day to make their country a better place to live in

Kazakhstanis join World Cleanup Day to make their country a better place to live in

19 September 2022, KARAGANDA/TEMIRTAU – On September 17, there were mass cleanup events all over the planet associated with World Cleanliness Day. Kazakhstanis also joined the...

International cooperation is the answer to global pollution, scientists confirmed at the Prague conference

International cooperation is the answer to global pollution, scientists confirmed at the Prague conference

15 September 2022, PRAGUE/JAKARTA/BANGKOK – The international BioDetectors conference took place in Prague on 13-14 September and was attended by experts worldwide. They can use...

People in Armenia successfully resist mines expansion thanks to Arnika studies

People in Armenia successfully resist mines expansion thanks to Arnika studies

In Armenia, residents of the regions affected by mining are still struggling with the interests of the mining lobby. Unfortunately, these often outweigh the legitimate concerns...

Trees and the city. New protection rules in Karaganda

Trees and the city. New protection rules in Karaganda

The regional parliament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, approved new rules for maintaining and protecting green spaces. They reflect on national regulations and should put an end to...