Armenian project of Arnika association is coming to a successful conclusion

Armenian project of Arnika association is coming to a successful conclusion

The project "Improvement of chemical safety as a contribution to solving social problems in rural areas of Armenia" was officially launched in March 2010. Now, in late May and...

International Conference to discuss problems related to contamination by toxic pollutants and pesticides in Armenia

International Conference to discuss problems related to contamination by toxic pollutants and pesticides in Armenia

On 31 May 2011, the Toxics and Waste Programme of the Arnika Association and the Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment NGO (AWHHE) in partnership with the OSCE Office...

Czech experts discovered old DDT stocks in Armenia. Now, they want to help with solutions of old burden

Czech experts discovered old DDT stocks in Armenia. Now, they want to help with solutions of old burden

Representatives of the Toxics and Waste Programme of the Arnika Association discovered DDT contamination in all old pesticide storage areas during a recent mission to Armenia.

Mercury-contaminated fish served to delegates at UN mercury negotiation

Mercury-contaminated fish served to delegates at UN mercury negotiation

Delegates must address poisoned food sources Delegates at the first UN negotiating meeting for a global mercury treaty tasted fish under public advisory for mercury...

Flood fears: Experts say the country is not prepared for another deluge

Markéta Bibová and her brother were evacuated from Karlín when the neighborhood flooded last summer. If floods strike again this summer, the city might not be ready tocontain the...

All choked up: Prague's pollution grows worse each year, testing shows

All choked up: Prague's pollution grows worse each year, testing shows

Scientists warn that pollution in Prague, a chronic problem, is worse than ever — thanks to a 30 percent increase in traffic since last year and ongoing construction throughout...

Substances harming fertility: companies in the region release tons of them

The Ostrava region is a black spot on the map for its extremely poor air quality. It includes not only plenty of dust and carcinogenic or potentionally carcinogenic substances....

Air pollution has an impact on fertility and the quality of pregnancy

www.ceskatelevize.cz/vysilani/26.11.2008/408231100221126-20:33-24-regiony-ct24.html Marta Pilařová, Czech TV Time: 20:52:32 - 20:55:13 Translation Jana DRONSKÁ, reporter: "Air...

A waste incinerator will be constructed in Velká Dobrá near Kladno, however, neither inhabitants nor the authorities agree to it

A project of a new waste incinerator, proposed by the company AGMECO LT, will have to undergo environmental impact assessment. Both the Arnika Association and local inhabitants...

The environment is endangered not only by chemical plants, but also by wood processors and insulation material manufacturers

The environment is endangered not only by chemical plants, but also by wood processors and insulation material manufacturers

Data published in the Integrated Pollution Register (IPR) (1) today brought several surprising findings. In contrast to previous years, wood processing companies, and...

Bisphenol A – danger hidden in food packaging

Bisphenol A has been monitored in the long term particularly in tins in the Czech Republic , whereas plastic packaging has been neglected, or, at least, results of its analyses...

Bořena Team has been protecting nature in České Středohoří for thirty years already

At the end of September 1979, a group of students from Bílina and Prague established the Bořena Team with the aim to get acquainted with nature development in České Středohoří....