#Toxics

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...

‘Forever chemicals’ widespread in disposable food packaging from popular fast-food chains across Europe, new study shows

‘Forever chemicals’ widespread in disposable food packaging from popular fast-food chains across Europe, new study shows

The use of persistent and health-harming PFAS chemicals in disposable food packaging and tableware is a widespread practice across Europe, as shown in a recent campaign and study...

Thais affected by heavy industries are calling for closer monitoring of polluters

Thais affected by heavy industries are calling for closer monitoring of polluters

Pollution of air, soil, and the food chain has reached extreme levels in Thailand, as shown by the long-term measurements conducted by the environmental organizations Ecological...

The Ministry of Environment Plans to Permit Use of Toxic Slag for Road Construction on a Large Scale

The Ministry of Environment Plans to Permit Use of Toxic Slag for Road Construction on a Large Scale

The Minister of Environment, Richard Brabec, intends to sign a decree loosening conditions for utilisation of residual materials from waste incinerators for road construction and...

Residents of Akhtala in Armenia are worried about their children's health. Dangerous heavy metals are to blame

Residents of Akhtala in Armenia are worried about their children's health. Dangerous heavy metals are to blame

The residents of the Akhtala enlarged community in Armenia are concerned about the health of their children because of the concentrations of arsenic and other dangerous heavy...

Good news from Brussels: The EU promises consumer goods without dangerous chemicals

Good news from Brussels: The EU promises consumer goods without dangerous chemicals

On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020, the European Commission approved an ambitious strategy , with a goal to protect the citizens and the environment better from the most toxic...