UNESCO recommendation gives hope

Experts from UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting in New Zealand last week, suggested Prague should reconsider the planned construction of several new skyscrapers in the...

Urban blues

Praguers have even resorted to calling in UN officials in their struggle against what is seen as a relentless incursion of ugly buildings on their few green and open spaces The...

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...

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...

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...

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Environmental permit for Buk Bijela hydropower plant cancelled

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Environmental permit for Buk Bijela hydropower plant cancelled

The Banja Luka District Court has canceled the environmental permit for the planned 93 MW Buk Bijela hydropower plant on the Drina river in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Aarhus...

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...

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...

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....