Open letter: Counting on new hydropower to accelerate Renewable Energy deployment in Europe is irresponsible.

Open letter: Counting on new hydropower to accelerate Renewable Energy deployment in Europe is irresponsible.

Arnika and 100+ NGOs write to EU negotiators asking them to protect Europe’s rivers from new hydropower deployment in the revised Renewable Energy directive.

Karaganda is covered with smog. Who is to blame?

Karaganda is covered with smog. Who is to blame?

For the last few days, Karaganda was covered with a thick blanket of smog. Residents of the city shared photos and videos on social networks, where you can see the “air” we...

Dangerous landfill was polluting the nature reserve. Citizens have secured it against further leaks.

Dangerous landfill was polluting the nature reserve. Citizens have secured it against further leaks.

Volunteers from two villages in central Moldova cleaned up a local landfill to protect a nearby nature reserve.

Air pollution in Minsk in 2022

Air pollution in Minsk in 2022

Three hundred volunteers from 36 cities and municipalities in Belarus participated in the operation of the AirMQ citizen air pollution monitoring network in 2022. The NGO Ekodom...

By planting “green belts”, Moldovans adapt to climate change

By planting “green belts”, Moldovans adapt to climate change

In several places in Moldova, voluntary organizations are trying to protect their environment and retain water in the landscape, especially in rivers and their immediate...

Green Council has been re-established in the Karaganda region!

Green Council has been re-established in the Karaganda region!

Great news at the end of the year! Green Council has been established in the Karaganda region! The council will include representatives from the authorized, representative and...

The “Green Vision” of Belarus is born

The “Green Vision” of Belarus is born

“ Green Belarus will be a place that values cultural, ethnic, racial, sexual, religious, and spiritual diversity and encourages respectful relationships with all people. It will...

The "garbage mountains" on the outskirts of Jakarta attract researchers. Is a giant landfill a source of pollution?

The "garbage mountains" on the outskirts of Jakarta attract researchers. Is a giant landfill a source of pollution?

Indonesia is known for its white-sand beaches, exotic cuisine, and restless volcanoes. What tourists don't normally see, however, are mountains of waste and small “volcanoes” in...

Let's wish political prisoners a peaceful Christmas

Let's wish political prisoners a peaceful Christmas

Ekodom, Arnika’s partner organization in Belarus, organized a letter campaign supporting political prisoners in December. Several environmental activists and environmental...

Thai company ordered to pay half a million euro for polluting the environment

Thai company ordered to pay half a million euro for polluting the environment

The Rayong provincial court ordered Win Process Co – a hazardous waste recycling company based in Rayong province, Thailand – to clean up toxic waste contamination and pay...

Scientists confirmed food chain contamination near e-waste processing facilities in Thailand

Scientists confirmed food chain contamination near e-waste processing facilities in Thailand

BANGKOK/PRAGUE – Recently published analysis [1] confirmed that communities in the Chachoengsao province, Thailand, face severe food chain contamination with some of the world's...

Czech and Slovak rangers shared their experience with Moldovans

Czech and Slovak rangers shared their experience with Moldovans

On our November trip to Moldova, we were accompanied by professional nature guards from the Beskydy mountains and Slovak Paradise. Their task was to pass on their service...