Ukraine Eco Transformation: knowledge for everyone

Ukraine Eco Transformation: knowledge for everyone

Ukraine Eco Transformation is an online environmental conference with international guests, which will take place on June 5, on World Environment Day. The conference will be the...

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

“ Neretvica river, like all our rivers, is our holiness that we’ll never give to you! Investors should not come, because they shall not pass ”, said the residents of the...

Fee for Waste Incineration Will Help to Increase Recycling. Act on Waste Passes to the Second Reading

Fee for Waste Incineration Will Help to Increase Recycling. Act on Waste Passes to the Second Reading

Incineration is an obstacle to waste prevention and the real recycling. The Pro 3R Coalition calls upon the Members of Parliament to approve, in addition to increase of the fees...

Resurgence of activist persecution in Belarus: Brest activists under arrest

Resurgence of activist persecution in Belarus: Brest activists under arrest

On April 17 and 18, three Brest activists - Dmitry Bekalyuk, Alexander Kabanov and Dmitry Androsyuk - were detained before the “feeding of pigeons” - a weekly Sunday protest...

Study Finds Toys Made of Black Recycled Plastics Pose Serious Threat to Children’s Health

Study Finds Toys Made of Black Recycled Plastics Pose Serious Threat to Children’s Health

A ground-breaking study analyzing the effects of toxic chemicals in plastic children’s toys and consumer products on human cells demonstrates that toys made from some recycled...

Protecting the environment, preventing conflicts. Bosnia and Herzegovina to receive a new online alerting service made by NGOs

Protecting the environment, preventing conflicts. Bosnia and Herzegovina to receive a new online alerting service made by NGOs

Environmental organizations launched a new Eko-Infotabla portal that aspires to substitute a non-existing governmental environmental information board in Bosnia and Herzegovina....

ARNIKA, Center for Community Mobilization and Support, and EcoLur NGOs applied to the UN for support of residents suffering from the impact of mining and smelting enterprises

ARNIKA, Center for Community Mobilization and Support, and EcoLur NGOs applied to the UN for support of residents suffering from the impact of mining and smelting enterprises

Czech environmental public organization “Arnika”, “Center for Community Mobilization and Support” NGO (Alaverdi, Armenia) and “EcoLur” Informational NGO (Yerevan, Armenia)...

Over 400 new willows grow alongside the Dniester river thanks to volunteers

Over 400 new willows grow alongside the Dniester river thanks to volunteers

In March and April 2020, Moldovan environmental activists came twice to the village of Balabanesti to plant willows by the Dniester river. Planting trees along the watercourses...

Problems with the Nahatak tailing dump continue: other residents report health problems

Problems with the Nahatak tailing dump continue: other residents report health problems

Although there has recently been a breakthrough in environmental activism in the village of Mets Ayrum, where a local mining company has offered compensation to a family living...

The locals blocked the illegal construction of small hydropower plants on the Bjelava river

The locals blocked the illegal construction of small hydropower plants on the Bjelava river

Despite the ban on public gathering, locals in Foča this morning began blocking the construction of small hydropower plants (SHPPs) Bjelava and Mala Bjelava, and were joined by...

“Econline Marathon” launched on World Environmental Education Day brings series of webinars for environmental activists

“Econline Marathon” launched on World Environmental Education Day brings series of webinars for environmental activists

Despite forced self-isolation, environmental activists from the Clean Air for Ukraine project are launching an Environmental Knowledge Marathon. The participants can learn how to...

Good news: EU banned use of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

Good news: EU banned use of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

On July 4, 2020, a PFOA ban will apply in the EU, which was agreed already in 2019 by the parties of the Stockholm Convention. However, this ban allows for some exemptions, e.g....