Environmentalists launch AirGE. Citizen stations are about to monitor air pollution in Georgia

Environmentalists launch AirGE. Citizen stations are about to monitor air pollution in Georgia

TBILISI/PRAGUE - According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Tbilisi, Georgia, is among the top three European cities with the most polluted air. Nearly four thousand...

Czech Television with Arnika in Moldova

Czech Television with Arnika in Moldova

This time, we had two special guests with us in spring Moldova - documentary filmmaker Martin Marek with his camera and Petr Roth, an expert in nature conservation with...

Community Power Prevails: Residents Put an End to Hydroelectric Plant Project on the Neretvica River in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Community Power Prevails: Residents Put an End to Hydroelectric Plant Project on the Neretvica River in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO/PRAGUE - People of Bosnia and Herzegovina have won a significant victory in the fight to protect their rivers. The state-owned energy company Elektroprivreda [1]...

Thailand Ratifies Global Agreement to End Toxic Waste Trade to Developing Countries

Thailand Ratifies Global Agreement to End Toxic Waste Trade to Developing Countries

BANGKOK – Today, Thailand joins 102 other countries in ratifying the Ban Amendment to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste and their...

World Environmental Day: NGOs launch toxic hot spots application to enhance public right-to-know

World Environmental Day: NGOs launch toxic hot spots application to enhance public right-to-know

On the occasion of World Environment Day, a new web application is set to be launched in Thailand, aiming to raise awareness about the pollution caused by industrial activities...

Let's keep our word: reduce the Czech climate debt!

Let's keep our word: reduce the Czech climate debt!

The Arnika Association joins the call of the Czech Forum for Development Cooperation (FoRS) “Let's keep our word: let's reduce the Czech climate debt!” [1]. Anyone can support...

Training makes perfect. Volunteers removed poaching baits

Training makes perfect. Volunteers removed poaching baits

A group of dedicated volunteers helps to protect the nature of the recently declared Lower Dniester National Park. They improve their skills through regular training to ensure...

The damage register in Ukraine must include environmental damage

The damage register in Ukraine must include environmental damage

Arnika welcomes the initiative of the Council of Europe [1] to create a register of damages caused by the Russian invasion. It hopes the register will also include the...

Georgian volunteers build cost-efficient citizen air monitoring stations

Georgian volunteers build cost-efficient citizen air monitoring stations

The name of a brand new type of air pollution monitoring station, the first prototype produced by volunteers in Tbilisi, Georgia, on the weekend of 20-21 May 2023, is "AirGE"....

International Climate Day: What are the steps towards carbon neutrality in Kazakhstan?

International Climate Day: What are the steps towards carbon neutrality in Kazakhstan?

On May 15, the world celebrates International Climate Day. This important ecological data calls all the inhabitants of the planet to pay attention to the problems of the climate...

Toxic PFAS “Forever Chemicals” Found in Clothing and Food Packaging in Indonesia

Toxic PFAS “Forever Chemicals” Found in Clothing and Food Packaging in Indonesia

JAKARTA - A study released today by the Nexus3 Foundation [1] and IPEN [2] found the “Forever Chemicals” per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in synthetic clothing, food...

Countries Agree to Ban Two Toxic Plastic Chemicals and a Hazardous Pesticide

Countries Agree to Ban Two Toxic Plastic Chemicals and a Hazardous Pesticide

Geneva – At the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Stockholm Convention this week, more than 120 countries agreed to add two toxic plastic chemicals and a...