#Toxics

New PFAS restrictions are on the horizon in the EU

New PFAS restrictions are on the horizon in the EU

Given that EU citizens are still exposed to perfluorinated substances (PFAS) [1] because of the insufficient legal restrictions, Arnika has begun to investigate the contamination...

Governments set a cornerstone for a new plastic  treaty

Governments set a cornerstone for a new plastic treaty

Global representatives gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, at the 5 th United Nations Environmental Assembly session this week. Consent on the need for a new global treaty on plastic...

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...

The results of the analysis of samples from the Shnogh and Teghut communities confirm the presence of heavy metals in the environment

The results of the analysis of samples from the Shnogh and Teghut communities confirm the presence of heavy metals in the environment

The Czech Chemical Safety Organization "Arnika," together with organizations from Armenia - the NGO "Center for Community Mobilization and Support" and information NGO "EcoLur,"...

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...

Arsenic is becoming a real threat to the residents of Armanis and Urasar

Arsenic is becoming a real threat to the residents of Armanis and Urasar

The Czech organization Arnika, focusing on chemical safety, together with the Armenian organizations Center for Community Mobilization and Support and the information NGO EcoLur...

Arnika and experts from UCT Prague took water and soil samples in Moldova and advised on how to respond to fish poisoning

Arnika and experts from UCT Prague took water and soil samples in Moldova and advised on how to respond to fish poisoning

Transformation cooperation in Moldova focused on river protection, which Arnika has been working on since last year thanks to the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of...

Sampling for the study of chemical pollution of the areas of the Lori region has been completed

Sampling for the study of chemical pollution of the areas of the Lori region has been completed

A total of 136 samples were collected during recent sampling in the Lori region - an area affected by industrial pollution - including samples of house dust, soil, sediments,...

Arnika will conduct a new research in the Lori region on the impact and spread of industrial pollution

Arnika will conduct a new research in the Lori region on the impact and spread of industrial pollution

The Czech non-governmental organization Arnika continues with analyzes in the areas of chemical pollution in Lori Marz. This time, Arnika's experts will take soil and dust...

About 70 residents of the polluted Tumanyan region will defend their right to a healthy environment in court

About 70 residents of the polluted Tumanyan region will defend their right to a healthy environment in court

Approximately 70 residents of the Tumanyan region of Armenia's Lori marz will defend their right to health, life, and property in court. Residents of the extended Akhtala...

After ten years of promises, the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina still don't tell the people who pollutes the air in their towns

After ten years of promises, the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina still don't tell the people who pollutes the air in their towns

The air in Bosnia and Herzegovina belongs among the dirtiest in Europe (1), and in 2020, it was ranked tenth for PM2.5 pollution worldwide (2). Despite that, citizens still have...

Environmental NGOs call for hazardous waste exports and “dirty recycling” to end worldwide

Environmental NGOs call for hazardous waste exports and “dirty recycling” to end worldwide

In recognition of World Environment Day 2021, the NGOs EARTH and Arnika (1) have called for an end to hazardous waste exports and dirty recycling industries through the universal...