Without access to information, Moldova cannot achieve a better environment

Without access to information, Moldova cannot achieve a better environment

For years, environmentalists in Moldova have their hands tied by not having access to information – such as data on droughts or floods tormenting the country. Despite the fact...

Caring about water resources: tips and tricks published in a new guidebook

Caring about water resources: tips and tricks published in a new guidebook

Two different countries, similar problems. Moldova, as well as Czechia, heavily modified their watercourses and changed the river landscape, mainly due to intensive agriculture...

Dirty skies above: Ukraine needs access to information and integrated air pollution management

Dirty skies above: Ukraine needs access to information and integrated air pollution management

Why do the citizens of Ukraine suffer from air pollution and why do skies remain dirty? Research by Czech and Ukrainian NGOs reveals that fragmented legislation and an...

Arnika with Armenian partner organizations presented its activities to UN Special Rapporteur: Let's show a fair transition to a clean environment

Arnika with Armenian partner organizations presented its activities to UN Special Rapporteur: Let's show a fair transition to a clean environment

On November 25th, representatives of the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) for the region of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia had a...

Tree planting events in Moldova: forests save our rivers

Tree planting events in Moldova: forests save our rivers

In November (7th and 14th), massive tree and shrub planting events were organised by Moldovan NGOs “Eco-TIRAS”, “Parks of Future” and “Renasterea Rurala” in Transnistria...

Poisonous air: Satellites of the European Space Agency testify to the most polluted areas of Ukraine

Poisonous air: Satellites of the European Space Agency testify to the most polluted areas of Ukraine

Serious pollution of the air by toxic dust particles exceeding the WHO limits was confirmed in the Kryvyi Rih, Dnipro, Zaporizhia, and Donetsk urban areas. A unique study based...

Woman attacked for protecting the River Kruščica. “The violence against activists has to be investigated,” calls Arnika

Woman attacked for protecting the River Kruščica. “The violence against activists has to be investigated,” calls Arnika

On Wednesday November 25th, in the early morning, unknown perpetrators stoned the house of one of the brave women of the village of Kruščica – Tahira Tibold, the first woman ever...

Uniting efforts to fight industrial air pollution: five Ukrainian cities are inviting for a conference

Uniting efforts to fight industrial air pollution: five Ukrainian cities are inviting for a conference

Did recent changes in legislation help improve the air quality? What information do we get thanks to the civic monitoring? What are the citizens of industrial centers facing and...

Biodiversity of Nagorno-Karabakh’s forests in danger because of extensive fires. Armenian NGOs seeking support from international environmental platforms

Biodiversity of Nagorno-Karabakh’s forests in danger because of extensive fires. Armenian NGOs seeking support from international environmental platforms

Fifty non-governmental organizations of Armenia have recently issued a joint statement addressed to international environmental platforms, organizations and citizens with...

“We don’t want any trash from foreign countries,” sounds from Thai activists seeking a total ban on waste imports

“We don’t want any trash from foreign countries,” sounds from Thai activists seeking a total ban on waste imports

After a recent ban on import of 428 various types of electronic waste , Thailand continues to fight against being flooded with trash from around the world. Currently, with...

The Ministry of Environment Plans to Permit Use of Toxic Slag for Road Construction on a Large Scale

The Ministry of Environment Plans to Permit Use of Toxic Slag for Road Construction on a Large Scale

The Minister of Environment, Richard Brabec, intends to sign a decree loosening conditions for utilisation of residual materials from waste incinerators for road construction and...

The protection of environmental activists is getting closer. Governments are negotiating on a new international mechanism

The protection of environmental activists is getting closer. Governments are negotiating on a new international mechanism

The year 2019 showed the highest number of environmental and land defenders killed ever; 212 people worldwide [1]. Although most of them were in Latin America, murders also...