Aarhus anniversary: 20 years of environmental democracy

Aarhus anniversary: 20 years of environmental democracy

Twenty years after its adoption, the Aarhus Convention remains a unique mechanism enforcing people’s right to healthy environment. The UNECE’s international agreement, signed in...

Save the Sana River springs before it’s too late, people plead

Save the Sana River springs before it’s too late, people plead

People from around the Sana disapprove the lack of protection for their wild river jewel. Instead of being proclaimed a monument of nature, hydropower plants will kill it - the...

Death of fish in the Balkans? The dams will threaten 113 endangered species

Death of fish in the Balkans? The dams will threaten 113 endangered species

Massive reduction of the biodiversity and population in rivers and even global extinctions may occur in Southeastern Europe. The recent hydropower plant boom on previously wild...

River keepers: "Water has no alternative - electricity production has!"

River keepers: "Water has no alternative - electricity production has!"

At the Earth Day, the Coalition for the Protection of the Rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina held a working meeting in Banja Luka. The meeting was organized in order to emphasize...

The Metropolitan Plan will allow developers to build on the majority of parks and green areas in Prague

The Metropolitan Plan will allow developers to build on the majority of parks and green areas in Prague

The concept of the Metropolitan Plan, which was published today by the municipality of the capital, is to cease to protect not only the areas around the Hvezda Game Reserve...

We’re helping Armenia again - this time from dangerous mining

We’re helping Armenia again - this time from dangerous mining

In cooperation with the Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment and Ecolur informational site, Arnika strives for the right of local people to effectively influence a...

Kruščica – extraordinary women fight for their river and change social norms

Kruščica – extraordinary women fight for their river and change social norms

Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the most highly conservative countries where traditional, cultural, and social conventions and customs are still alive. These traditions are...

Every 5th toy on European market contains dangerous phthalates

Every 5th toy on European market contains dangerous phthalates

Results of the checks conducted by the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) shows disturbing findings. The inspectors discovered hundreds of products with high amount of dangerous...

Czech representatives in Geneva discuss the protection against poisonous mercury

Czech representatives in Geneva discuss the protection against poisonous mercury

Until Friday, international convention on reducing mercury leaks caused by human activity takes place in Geneva. The representatives of states and intergovernmental and...

Will there finally be mandatory labeling of chemical composition for all products?

Will there finally be mandatory labeling of chemical composition for all products?

Knowledge of the composition of the product is key for consumers deciding whether to buy the product or not. However, the information is important even after the products are not...

Have a nice rivers’ day and keep the dams away!

Have a nice rivers’ day and keep the dams away!

Today the Sikh New Year Hola Mohalla is celebrated, also it’s Sir Michael Cane’s birthday and some other special occasions and aniversaries occure on March 14. Beside all that,...

German scientist warns against dangerous product for wood and coal boilers

German scientist warns against dangerous product for wood and coal boilers

Roland Weber (POPs Environmental Consulting, Germany) warns against using the ash from biomass combustion as a fertilizer for agricultural and forest lands. It is, of course, the...