Environmental NGOs call for hazardous waste exports and “dirty recycling” to end worldwide

Environmental NGOs call for hazardous waste exports and “dirty recycling” to end worldwide

In recognition of World Environment Day 2021, the NGOs EARTH and Arnika (1) have called for an end to hazardous waste exports and dirty recycling industries through the universal...

‘Forever chemicals’ widespread in disposable food packaging from popular fast-food chains across Europe, new study shows

‘Forever chemicals’ widespread in disposable food packaging from popular fast-food chains across Europe, new study shows

The use of persistent and health-harming PFAS chemicals in disposable food packaging and tableware is a widespread practice across Europe, as shown in a recent campaign and study...

Without state funding of Moldova's nature reserves, we all may lose forests and nature, environmentalists warn

Without state funding of Moldova's nature reserves, we all may lose forests and nature, environmentalists warn

Moldovan natural reserves and protected areas are threatened by destruction because of lack of financing from the state budget in recent years. On the occasion of International...

Local activists in the Tumanyan area must assist in the rehabilitation of their area from chemical pollution

Local activists in the Tumanyan area must assist in the rehabilitation of their area from chemical pollution

A new project has been launched in the Tumanyan area of the Lori Region, aimed at creating and developing an informed and active civil society advocating the rehabilitation of...

The story of garbage in Bosnia-Herzegovina's rivers seems to be endless. Within few days, volunteers collected more than two hundred bags of trash

The story of garbage in Bosnia-Herzegovina's rivers seems to be endless. Within few days, volunteers collected more than two hundred bags of trash

From April 22nd until April 25th, at the occasion of World Earth Day, almost one hundred volunteers from various locations across Bosnia and Herzegovina decided to spend their...

For the first time in Ukraine, EcoCity experts are introducing technical support for users of public air quality monitoring stations

For the first time in Ukraine, EcoCity experts are introducing technical support for users of public air quality monitoring stations

Air quality in Ukraine is worse than in any other European country (1). Although the system of state monitoring is recently being established in Ukraine, building of the network...

Transparent pollution control for Indonesia. “We want to see blue skies again”

Transparent pollution control for Indonesia. “We want to see blue skies again”

The non-governmental organisations (NGO) Nexus3 Foundation from Indonesia and Arnika from the Czech Republic have launched a new project aiming to help with controlling and...

Supporting people in monitoring air quality in their neighbourhood: EcoQuiz “Clean Air for Ukraine” starts

Supporting people in monitoring air quality in their neighbourhood: EcoQuiz “Clean Air for Ukraine” starts

Do you want to get information about the air quality in your city and related risks for your health? In case your town hall does not publish such notifications and you cannot...

Thais affected by heavy industries are calling for closer monitoring of polluters

Thais affected by heavy industries are calling for closer monitoring of polluters

Pollution of air, soil, and the food chain has reached extreme levels in Thailand, as shown by the long-term measurements conducted by the environmental organizations Ecological...

Gold mining in the last forested area with national parks? Local initiatives strongly disagree

Gold mining in the last forested area with national parks? Local initiatives strongly disagree

A network of about 40 civic groups and local organizations in Thailand’s eastern province of Chanthaburi including Arnika's partner organization EARTH oppose granting of approval...

Initiatives will detect river pollution from a landfill in Mostar and defend against hydropower plants on the Neretvica

Initiatives will detect river pollution from a landfill in Mostar and defend against hydropower plants on the Neretvica

Taking samples from the polluted River Neretva, running an informational campaign about the negative impacts of small hydropower plants planned on the River Neretvica, evaluating...

Together in protecting water resources: Arnika's mission to Moldova

Together in protecting water resources: Arnika's mission to Moldova

As Czechia has largely similar problems due to similar nature of the landscape and structure of agriculture, before the end of 2020 Arnika went to Moldova to share our experience...