A new Guide for Chemical Safety and Waste in Belarus

A new Guide for Chemical Safety and Waste in Belarus

We live in a world in which the chemical safety and waste management are becoming more and more relevant. More than 140,000 chemicals are in commercial production and use. We...

“It was a week full of inspiration,” Belarusian ecologists assess the excursion in the Czech Republic

“It was a week full of inspiration,” Belarusian ecologists assess the excursion in the Czech Republic

The work of Arnika does not start and end within the borders of the Czech Republic. A few years ago, we were inspired by our colleagues west of our borders who had experience...

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...

Selection of international news - 1

Selection of international news - 1

IPEN Guide To the New Mercury Treaty In order to swiftly educate and orient NGOs and the public about the New Mercury Treaty please note IPEN has just released an updated and...

Arnika helps to improve chemical safety in Belarus

Arnika helps to improve chemical safety in Belarus

To improve awareness of officials and local politicians and to inform experts about the latest knowledge on effects of new chemical substances on human health, and to make...

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...

One tenth of area of City of Prague changed its purpose, Arnika prepared a comprehensive database

One tenth of area of City of Prague changed its purpose, Arnika prepared a comprehensive database

From today, more than one thousand changes of the Land Use Plan of the City of Prague can be found in the newly launched synoptic database compiled by the Arnika Association....

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...

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...