A new project of mapping avenues in regions helps the drivers and nature

A new project of mapping avenues in regions helps the drivers and nature

Today the season of the tree felling finishes for road workers and technical services. The vegetation period of trees, which means the period of growth and of stricter protection...

Minsk has got its own Green Map, Arnika helped with the creation

Minsk has got its own Green Map, Arnika helped with the creation

Arnika helped with the creation of the Green Map and an e nvironmental information centre in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. In this application (for smartphones), people can find...

Toxic Footprint of the European Union Can Be Reduced Significantly

Toxic Footprint of the European Union Can Be Reduced Significantly

Significant reduction of health risks caused by recycling of polystyrene with content of hazardous substances may be produced by a fresh agreement of 162 signatory states of the...

Fight on mercury in Neratovice is going on, Spolana owners refused a compromise

Fight on mercury in Neratovice is going on, Spolana owners refused a compromise

The Polish owner of the company Spolana Neratovice refused the accommodating proposals, however, the Czech managers wanted to reach an agreement. This is Arnika's judgement on...

Spolana must stop using toxic mercury by the end of 2014

Spolana must stop using toxic mercury by the end of 2014

The company Spolana Neratovice must not use toxic mercury for chlorine production after the end of 2014. The Regional Authority of the Region of Central Bohemia decided in this...

Bém left, the power of developers remains - Arnika evaluated last year's work of Prague leaders

Bém left, the power of developers remains - Arnika evaluated last year's work of Prague leaders

Even now, the shape of Prague is mostly determined by developers. Although Pavel Bém has not been sitting in the chair of the Mayor of Prague for two years, it seems as if his...

Will the international convention help in preventing Elbe and Ohre rivers from mercury contamination?

Will the international convention help in preventing Elbe and Ohre rivers from mercury contamination?

Internationally significant places polluted with toxic mercury are present also in the Czech Republic Representatives of nearly two hundred countries will be discussing how to...

A new study shows that high mercury concentrations are present in fish and human hair from all over the world

A new study shows that high mercury concentrations are present in fish and human hair from all over the world

Today, an international network of non-governmental organisations, IPEN, published a study which focuses upon the contamination of certain regions of our planet by toxic mercury....

Přerov’s Rybářská tree avenue wins the tree avenue of the year 2012

Přerov’s Rybářská tree avenue wins the tree avenue of the year 2012

The winning laurels of this year's questionnaire Tree avenue of the Year 2012 go to the Rybářská Tree avenue in Přerov. This tree avenue won in the internet competition among 71...

Mercury treaty	must	reduce global emissions

Mercury treaty must reduce global emissions

Controversy grows over proposed name, Minamata Convention The health of current and future generations depends on an international mercury treaty that will ensure substantial...

Czech watercourses will benefit from the Patronage of the Streams

Czech watercourses will benefit from the Patronage of the Streams

CZECH REPUBLIC / PRAGUE / TELČ / KADOV - 27.11.2012 A snapshot from the first Patronage. The Arnika Association is inviting active citizens to take part in a model of care for...

Czech bream wins – at least in the concentration of mercury in blood. And it lives in the Elbe under Spolana

Czech bream wins – at least in the concentration of mercury in blood. And it lives in the Elbe under Spolana

MĚLNÍK – In two of eight samples of carp bream the maximum permitted concentration of mercury in fish in the European Union was exceeded. One of them even takes first place in...