Arnika and the Armenian non-profit organizations CCMS and EcoLur, together with activists, continue to investigate the impact of chemical pollution by mining waste from the Akhtala plant on the health of local residents

Arnika and the Armenian non-profit organizations CCMS and EcoLur, together with activists, continue to investigate the impact of chemical pollution by mining waste from the Akhtala plant on the health of local residents

What effect does ore-mining have on the human body and how much does it burden it? To answer these and other questions, a team of experts from a joint project run by Arnika and...

Chemical recycling of plastics: so far an ineffective solution producing toxic substances

Chemical recycling of plastics: so far an ineffective solution producing toxic substances

At first glance, the miraculous technologies called chemical recycling are actually very far from real recycling. It has been proved they pollute the environment, are...

Environmental activists are being arrested in Belarus. Arnika is calling for an end of the persecution

Environmental activists are being arrested in Belarus. Arnika is calling for an end of the persecution

In the past three days, repressive forces of the Belarusian state are trying to detain members of the board of the environmental organization Ecohome. According to the NGO...

Emissions from Waste Incinerators Are Higher Than Supposed

Emissions from Waste Incinerators Are Higher Than Supposed

A long-term study, carried out in an up-to-date waste incinerator in the Netherlands, warns about shortcomings in measurements of gaseous emissions released from waste...

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

People losing their nature and landscapes, villagers being denied access to drinking and utility water, one of the last wild rivers in Europe being devastated… These are not the...

Alarming news: In 2021, the Department of Industrial Works wants to allow 650,000 tonnes of plastic waste to be imported to Thailand

Alarming news: In 2021, the Department of Industrial Works wants to allow 650,000 tonnes of plastic waste to be imported to Thailand

The amount of plastic and electronic waste imported from abroad is already a serious issue for Thailand, negatively affecting the environment as well as health of the communities...

Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative – full text

Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative – full text

Declaration " Dams-Free Municipalities " Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the last European countries that can be proud of its wild and natural rivers. More than a quarter of all...

"Children's toys containing phthalates? Unfortunately, still a common threat in Serbia": experts from Arnika explain the motivation for a new international project

"Children's toys containing phthalates? Unfortunately, still a common threat in Serbia": experts from Arnika explain the motivation for a new international project

Even in the Czech Republic, despite the ban on the use of phthalates in children's toys and the recent tightening of related European Commission regulations, there are occasional...

Having fun while caring about rivers – despite the weather and COVID-19, people across Bosnia and Herzegovina joined the Big Jump

Having fun while caring about rivers – despite the weather and COVID-19, people across Bosnia and Herzegovina joined the Big Jump

Even though this year the official international Big Jump event was cancelled on the European level because of the coronavirus pandemic [1], it did not stop people of Bosnia and...

Ukrainian eco-activists have developed mobile public monitoring station which has no equivalent in Europe

Ukrainian eco-activists have developed mobile public monitoring station which has no equivalent in Europe

The EcoCity development team, with the support of the Clean Air for Ukraine project together with the Czech NGO Arnika , is presenting a unique mobile air monitoring station...

Summer ecological school for youth "Dniester 2020"

Summer ecological school for youth "Dniester 2020"

Eco-TIRAS holds the thirteenth annual educational environmental summer school "Dniester 2020" for youth (July 17-29th, 2020). This year, COVID-19 interfered with the plans to...

5 to 12 in river protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Let's make a Big Jump into them before it gets too late

5 to 12 in river protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Let's make a Big Jump into them before it gets too late

Dozens of swimming events will take place on July 12th across Bosnia-Herzegovina to celebrate the beauty of rivers and to sound the alert about the destructive hydropower plant...