Protest against construction of SHHPs on rivers in FB&H

Protest against construction of SHHPs on rivers in FB&H

The Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) urgently needs to coordinate the drafting of legislative changes at the level of FBiH, cantons and...

More encouragement for those protecting rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina: new grant program offers financial support to local civic initiatives

More encouragement for those protecting rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina: new grant program offers financial support to local civic initiatives

Building new dams and small hydropower plants, water pollution, inappropriate river management and other ways of damaging watercourses continue to burden the environment as well...

Arbitrarily detained, released after 5 days: Eco-activist Irina Sukhy spent almost a week in a detention for participating on a peaceful protest

Arbitrarily detained, released after 5 days: Eco-activist Irina Sukhy spent almost a week in a detention for participating on a peaceful protest

At the beginning of September, many environmental activists were detained in Belarus , which has caused a wave of indignation and solidarity across Europe. Among others, also...

Will the Members of Parliament Make a Dustbin from the Czech Republic?

Will the Members of Parliament Make a Dustbin from the Czech Republic?

Joint press release of the organisations ARNIKA, Greenpeace, DUHA Movement, Transparency International, and Green Circle: Today, on September 16, or on Friday, September 18, the...

Improper processing of electronic waste leads to damage to human health, the environment, and the Earth's ozone layer

Improper processing of electronic waste leads to damage to human health, the environment, and the Earth's ozone layer

Thailand is still one of the destination countries for e-waste from all around the world. To what extent this is the case is one of the questions that the joint project of the...

Arnika and the Armenian non-profit organizations CCMS and EcoLur, together with activists, continue to investigate the impact of chemical pollution by mining waste from the Akhtala plant on the health of local residents

Arnika and the Armenian non-profit organizations CCMS and EcoLur, together with activists, continue to investigate the impact of chemical pollution by mining waste from the Akhtala plant on the health of local residents

What effect does ore-mining have on the human body and how much does it burden it? To answer these and other questions, a team of experts from a joint project run by Arnika and...

Chemical recycling of plastics: so far an ineffective solution producing toxic substances

Chemical recycling of plastics: so far an ineffective solution producing toxic substances

At first glance, the miraculous technologies called chemical recycling are actually very far from real recycling. It has been proved they pollute the environment, are...

Environmental activists are being arrested in Belarus. Arnika is calling for an end of the persecution

Environmental activists are being arrested in Belarus. Arnika is calling for an end of the persecution

In the past three days, repressive forces of the Belarusian state are trying to detain members of the board of the environmental organization Ecohome. According to the NGO...

Emissions from Waste Incinerators Are Higher Than Supposed

Emissions from Waste Incinerators Are Higher Than Supposed

A long-term study, carried out in an up-to-date waste incinerator in the Netherlands, warns about shortcomings in measurements of gaseous emissions released from waste...

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

People losing their nature and landscapes, villagers being denied access to drinking and utility water, one of the last wild rivers in Europe being devastated… These are not the...

Alarming news: In 2021, the Department of Industrial Works wants to allow 650,000 tonnes of plastic waste to be imported to Thailand

Alarming news: In 2021, the Department of Industrial Works wants to allow 650,000 tonnes of plastic waste to be imported to Thailand

The amount of plastic and electronic waste imported from abroad is already a serious issue for Thailand, negatively affecting the environment as well as health of the communities...

Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative – full text

Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative – full text

Declaration " Dams-Free Municipalities " Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the last European countries that can be proud of its wild and natural rivers. More than a quarter of all...