EcoForum 2019 in Zaporizhia: public discussion on air monitoring

EcoForum 2019 in Zaporizhia: public discussion on air monitoring

“During one day, a person breathes 18 kg of air, and the Zaporizhians breathe the same amount of polluted air.” The public discussion at Ecoforum 2019 in Zaporizhia called “Air...

Toxic TV Binge: Hazardous flame retardant chemicals uncovered in Best Buy, Amazon TVs

Toxic TV Binge: Hazardous flame retardant chemicals uncovered in Best Buy, Amazon TVs

A coalition of environmental health advocacy groups today released new research revealing hazardous and outdated flame retardant chemicals contained in streaming televisions from...

Buildings fitted in the panorama

We very much appreciate that mission of UNESCO and ICOMOS has arrived in Prague. But, we are deeply dismayed that in connection with your visit Mr Jan Kněžínek, director of the...

Prague: outdoor museum among skyscrapers?

The situation in Prague is very serious. In a sense, Prague is at a crossroads, and decision making is taking place just now for which direction its future constructional and...

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

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...