Arnika's photos from Ukraine compete in the Czech Press Photo, you can also decide on the winner

Arnika's photos from Ukraine compete in the Czech Press Photo, you can also decide on the winner

Pictures of Stanislav Krupař from Mariupol show how local factories have become part of the natural environment for the people of Ukrainian industrial cities. Tens of thousands...

‘River Keepers’ from BiH touring the Czech Republic

‘River Keepers’ from BiH touring the Czech Republic

A group of activists from Bosnia-Herzegovina will travel through the Czech Republic next week to visit local cases of river protection. The five-day study tour will introduce...

European study exposing toxic e-waste chemicals in children’s products spurs calls for policy to end recycling exemptions for hazardous waste

European study exposing toxic e-waste chemicals in children’s products spurs calls for policy to end recycling exemptions for hazardous waste

Environmental health researchers released alarming evidence [1] today that toxic brominated flame retardants, hazardous chemicals from electronic waste that are known to disrupt...

Free-flowing rivers without dams, demand scientists and activists on the premiere summit

Free-flowing rivers without dams, demand scientists and activists on the premiere summit

Bosnia and Herzegovina hosted the first Europe-wide meeting for river protection. The meeting, “River Summit,” was designed to plan steps to stop the destruction of watercourses...

No more e-waste! Thailand against foreign garbage

No more e-waste! Thailand against foreign garbage

The importing of over 400 kinds of scrap electronics into the country will no longer be allowed within the next six months. The Government has reacted to Thailand becoming ‘the...

Poisoned Armenia? Czech experts are exploring mining-related pollution

Poisoned Armenia? Czech experts are exploring mining-related pollution

The level of contamination of the environment in Northern Armenia is the subject of a new research study conducted by experts from the University of Chemistry and Technology in...

We want to breathe! Citizens of Ukrainian cities demonstrate for lower industrial emissions

We want to breathe! Citizens of Ukrainian cities demonstrate for lower industrial emissions

Thousands of people from Mariupol, Zaporozhye, and Kryvyi Rih joined a series of events labeled "I Want to Breathe" this Saturday. The locals went out into the streets demanding...

Czech experts are collecting new data on air pollution in Ukraine

Czech experts are collecting new data on air pollution in Ukraine

A Czech-Ukrainian team of experts is examining the impacts of polluted air on the environment in the country. Analysing up to 90 samples of soil and river sediments in five major...

IPEN urged delegates of the Basel Convention meeting to set safe limits for toxic chemicals in waste

IPEN urged delegates of the Basel Convention meeting to set safe limits for toxic chemicals in waste

Jindřich Petrlík, Arnika's representative intervened at current Basel Convention's Open-ended Working Group meeting in Geneva on behalf of IPEN, a global network of more than 500...

Calls for tightening the international legislation heard at a conference on toxic substances

Calls for tightening the international legislation heard at a conference on toxic substances

Eggs, toys, and combs may contain dioxins and/or brominated flame retardants (BFRs), endangering human health. At an international conference in Poland, this was stated by...

Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed

Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed

The Armenian government was used to analyze the pollution in the Northern region to improve the situation which was the main subject of an interview between Erik Grigoryan,...

Small victory of the Balkan village: the hydro-power plants permit cancelled

Small victory of the Balkan village: the hydro-power plants permit cancelled

A huge success was achieved within an anti-dam campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Two planned controversial hydro-power projects above the town of Vitez (Central Bosnia Canton)...