Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Across Europe, the number of deaths caused by air pollution has steadily declined in recent decades. And yet air pollution levels, especially in cities, are still dangerously...

The results of the analysis of samples from the Shnogh and Teghut communities confirm the presence of heavy metals in the environment

The results of the analysis of samples from the Shnogh and Teghut communities confirm the presence of heavy metals in the environment

The Czech Chemical Safety Organization "Arnika", together with organizations from Armenia - the NGO "Center for Community Mobilization and Support" and information NGO "EcoLur",...

Alaverdi pollution issues presented at international symposium in Tianjin, China

Alaverdi pollution issues presented at international symposium in Tianjin, China

The problem of dioxin contamination in Alaverdi Town, Lori Region, was presented on November 11th at 41st International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants,...

Arnika supported environmental activists in cleaning the Dniester River bank in Transnistria

Arnika supported environmental activists in cleaning the Dniester River bank in Transnistria

Within its environmental project financed chiefly by the Transition Programme of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Arnika supported environmental activists of the NGO...

NGOs call for a ban on imports of plastic and electronic waste

NGOs call for a ban on imports of plastic and electronic waste

Even though Thailand already has enough of their own waste, imports of plastic and electronic waste is a severe problem Thailand has been facing in the last years - mainly after...

Belarus should stop persecuting environmental activists, UNECE countries insist

Belarus should stop persecuting environmental activists, UNECE countries insist

Belarus has been persecuting environmental activists and should stop this violation of international law. The Seventh Meeting of the Parties (1) to the Aarhus Convention (2)...

Clean Air for Ukraine team visited industrial cities and presented a unique collocation experiment

Clean Air for Ukraine team visited industrial cities and presented a unique collocation experiment

In September, a delegation of experts from Czech environmental NGO Arnika, dealing with industrial air pollution and from 2018 implementing the Clean Air for Ukraine Project,...

The space for civil society is furtherly shrinking: Too many states do not respect the environmental democracy principles

The space for civil society is furtherly shrinking: Too many states do not respect the environmental democracy principles

A substantial number of countries are failing to adhere to the agreed provisions of the International Aarhus Convention on environmental democracy (1). While the post-Soviet and...

Cities of Europe face a growing conflict between private and public interests

Cities of Europe face a growing conflict between private and public interests

As urbanization in European countries goes on, the quality of life in urban areas and the sustainability of spatial planning are becoming crucial. A conflict between private and...

Polluters in the Czech Republic released more toxic substances into environment last year

Polluters in the Czech Republic released more toxic substances into environment last year

The Arnika association has recorded a significant year-on-year increase in the release of cancer-causing, mutagenic, and hormone-disrupting substances. There has also been an...

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Will the defenders of the environment get effective protection from harassment and persecutions? That is one of the main agenda points of the upcoming Meeting of the Parties to...

Springs of Sana are finally a natural monument

Springs of Sana are finally a natural monument

On September 30th, 2021, great news for Arnika and mainly its long-term partners from Bosnia and Herzegovina was announced. The Government of the Republika Srpska passed the...