Selection of international news - 4

Selection of international news - 4

Pesticides may be more dangerous than testing reveals, study finds A team of French scientists has concluded that studies focused solely on the active ingredients of commercially...

Czech Experts Are Trying to Find out How Much Air Pollution Threatens Inhabitants of Kazakhstan

Czech Experts Are Trying to Find out How Much Air Pollution Threatens Inhabitants of Kazakhstan

Looking like UFOs, they are passive air samplers for determination of toxic substance presence in the air. This may be a brief description of apparatuses that will be installed...

Small grants provided by the European Union to help local communities in Kazakhstan to solve environmental problems

Small grants provided by the European Union to help local communities in Kazakhstan to solve environmental problems

Dust from abandoned uranium mines tailings, illegal waste dumps, poisoning of river Irtysh by heavy metals, contamination of lake Balkhash and severe air pollution. These are...

Toxic pollution of Bosnia will be solved with the help of Czech experts

Toxic pollution of Bosnia will be solved with the help of Czech experts

The list of countries, where Arnika organization helps, increased by another item. Bosnia and Herzegovina. was most recently added. It is another country of former Eastern Block...

Czechs help in central Bosnia: local peoples´ health threatened by outdated industry and reckless corporations

Czechs help in central Bosnia: local peoples´ health threatened by outdated industry and reckless corporations

Two distant cities share the same story: the transnational corporation Mittal Steel bought the local steel plant, increased production but "forgot" to invest into environment...

Selection of international news - 3

Selection of international news - 3

Vinyl Flooring Exposes Kids to Harmful Substances Large areas of vinyl flooring in daycares and schools appear to expose children to a group of compounds called phthalates, which...

Experts have published the Uherské Hradiště Declaration on Avenue Protection

Experts have published the Uherské Hradiště Declaration on Avenue Protection

A new declaration concerning the protection of roadside trees was made on Friday in Uherské Hradiště. It was issued by the participants of the conference on the topic of avenues,...

The Avenue of the Year connects Jedovnice with Lazanky in Moravsky Kras

The Avenue of the Year connects Jedovnice with Lazanky in Moravsky Kras

There are no doubts which of the nominated avenues won the award in The Avenue of the Year 2013. The most of more than seven thousand people voting decided that the avenue...

German Avenue of the Year won the trees in North Rhine-Westphalia, Thuringia and Saxony

German Avenue of the Year won the trees in North Rhine-Westphalia, Thuringia and Saxony

The Avenue of the Year competition ( www.alejroku.cz ) project is not only popular in the Czech Republic. It was modelled after a competition that was started five years ago in...

International Conference Discussed Toxic Substances, Experts Require Stricter Control

International Conference Discussed Toxic Substances, Experts Require Stricter Control

What was the beginning of the autumn affairs in 1989 that finally lead to a fundamental change of political situation in the former Czechoslovakia? Demonstrations in the then...

International conference Freedom of Information on Chemical Substances in the EU and in the World

International conference Freedom of Information on Chemical Substances in the EU and in the World

The Arnika Association has the pleasure to invite you to an international conference Freedom of Information on Chemical Substances in the European Union and in the World. The...

Emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with special focus on POPs

Emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with special focus on POPs

A new literature review pertaining to emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with a special focus on persistent organic pollutants...