Public air monitoring project AirMQ continues a series of educational webinars for residents of Belarusian cities

Public air monitoring project AirMQ continues a series of educational webinars for residents of Belarusian cities

A series of educational webinars organized by NGO Ecohome, which started on April 17, 2020, continued on June 11. The latest webinar was dedicated to the Covid-19 pandemic and...

Fundamental reversal: the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina wants to ban construction of small hydropower plants

Fundamental reversal: the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina wants to ban construction of small hydropower plants

The new resolution of the Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina [1] is considered to be a historical turning point by non-governmental organizations. The Members...

Polluting factories ordered to shut down after a decade of community outcry

Polluting factories ordered to shut down after a decade of community outcry

Residents of Nong Pawa (Rayong province) have been affected by chronic water pollution caused by the recycling factories of Win Process Company for the last ten years. However,...

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

“Neretvica river, like all our rivers, is our holiness that we’ll never give to you! Investors should not come, because they shall not pass”, said the residents of the Neretvica...

Back from Thailand: Sixteen days in the most infested areas of Southeast Asia

Back from Thailand: Sixteen days in the most infested areas of Southeast Asia

Marine animals, sediment from watercourses or, for example, chicken eggs are the subject of research by our toxics and waste experts, who have traveled to Thailand's "hot spots"...

New study showed the high level of dioxins in chicken eggs from Dandora

New study showed the high level of dioxins in chicken eggs from Dandora

The analysis of six sampled eggs collected near the Dandora dumpsite revealed that the concentration of dioxins in the eggs was six times higher than the European Union (EU)...

High concentration of mercury in the hair of people living nearby small-scale gold mines in Indonesia

High concentration of mercury in the hair of people living nearby small-scale gold mines in Indonesia

People living close to small-scale gold mines in Indonesia have their bodies heavily burdened with the mercury, as confirmed the levels of mercury in the human hair samples in...

Resurgence of activist persecution in Belarus: Brest activists under arrest

Resurgence of activist persecution in Belarus: Brest activists under arrest

On April 17 and 18, three Brest activists - Dmitry Bekalyuk, Alexander Kabanov and Dmitry Androsyuk - were detained before the “feeding of pigeons” - a weekly Sunday protest...

Study Finds Toys Made of Black Recycled Plastics Pose Serious Threat to Children’s Health

Study Finds Toys Made of Black Recycled Plastics Pose Serious Threat to Children’s Health

A ground-breaking study analyzing the effects of toxic chemicals in plastic children’s toys and consumer products on human cells demonstrates that toys made from some recycled...

The locals blocked the illegal construction of small hydropower plants on the Bjelava river

The locals blocked the illegal construction of small hydropower plants on the Bjelava river

Despite the ban on public gathering, locals in Foča this morning began blocking the construction of small hydropower plants (SHPPs) Bjelava and Mala Bjelava, and were joined by...

Protecting the environment, preventing conflicts. Bosnia and Herzegovina to receive a new online alerting service made by NGOs

Protecting the environment, preventing conflicts. Bosnia and Herzegovina to receive a new online alerting service made by NGOs

Environmental organizations launched a new Eko-Infotabla portal that aspires to substitute a non-existing governmental environmental information board in Bosnia and Herzegovina....

ARNIKA, Center for Community Mobilization and Support, and EcoLur NGOs applied to the UN for support of residents suffering from the impact of mining and smelting enterprises

ARNIKA, Center for Community Mobilization and Support, and EcoLur NGOs applied to the UN for support of residents suffering from the impact of mining and smelting enterprises

Czech environmental public organization “Arnika”, “Center for Community Mobilization and Support” NGO (Alaverdi, Armenia) and “EcoLur” Informational NGO (Yerevan, Armenia)...