#polluters

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...

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...

Thai court rules in record speed that authorities neglected their duty to protect the environment

Thai court rules in record speed that authorities neglected their duty to protect the environment

An administrative court in the Thai town of Nakhon Sawan said four authorities had neglected their duties regarding a dangerous landfill in Petchaboon province, despite having...

Thai CSOs urge the government to consider their PRTR proposal

Thai CSOs urge the government to consider their PRTR proposal

July 4, 2022, Bangkok/ Prague – EARTH Thailand [1] , together with Arnika Association (Czech Republic) [2] , call on the Thai parliament and government to accept the upcoming...

Heavy metal content also confirmed in the Akhtala and Alaverdi communities

Heavy metal content also confirmed in the Akhtala and Alaverdi communities

Publishing the results of studies carried out by the Czech organization for chemical safety Arnika together with organizations from Armenia - the NGO Center for community...

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Across Europe, the number of deaths caused by air pollution has steadily declined in recent decades. And yet air pollution levels, especially in cities, are still dangerously...

Alaverdi pollution issues presented at international symposium in Tianjin, China

Alaverdi pollution issues presented at international symposium in Tianjin, China

The problem of dioxin contamination in Alaverdi Town, Lori Region, was presented on November 11th at the 41st International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic...

Polluters in the Czech Republic released more toxic substances into environment last year

Polluters in the Czech Republic released more toxic substances into environment last year

The Arnika association has recorded a significant year-on-year increase in the release of cancer-causing, mutagenic, and hormone-disrupting substances. There has also been an...

Local cases in Thailand continuously prove how necessary introduction of the PRTR is

Local cases in Thailand continuously prove how necessary introduction of the PRTR is

Within our joint project, Arnika’s long-term partner - EARTH Thailand - is carefully monitoring the hotspots of industrial pollution and watching local cases to protect the...

The Dniester River and protected areas need our attention. Demonstration in front of the Moldovan parliament will take place

The Dniester River and protected areas need our attention. Demonstration in front of the Moldovan parliament will take place

Recently, public interest in the problems of the Dniester River and protected natural areas has intensified, but the necessary steps from the politicians and authorities are...

Indonesian court finally agrees with citizens - the President and his aides have to take action to address Jakarta's air pollution

Indonesian court finally agrees with citizens - the President and his aides have to take action to address Jakarta's air pollution

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, the Ministers of Environment and Forestry, Home Affairs, and Health, as well as the Governor of Jakarta, are sentenced to make and...