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  • Good Environment Is a Human Right and It Is Normal to Strive for It
    17 July 2015 / Zenica/ Bosna and Herzegovina
    Good Environment Is a Human Right and  It Is Normal to Strive for It In the twenty-first century, it is not normal to not be able to take a breath, because of the serious air pollution produced by factories. In EU countries, including the Czech Republic, which was once dependent on dirty heavy industry, people actively defend against those who discharge hazardous substances into… Read more...
  • Paint and Protect: Tree-lined avenue near Zásmuky is now safer
    19 June 2015 / ZÁSMUKY/MLÉKOVICE (Kolín District, Central Bohemia Region)
    Paint and Protect: Tree-lined avenue near Zásmuky is now safer Last Thursday and Friday, eighth graders from Zásmuky´s elementary school and volunteers from the surrounding area, worked together to paint nearly 150 trees that line the avenue from Zásmuky to Mlékovice. Trees are now easier to spot while driving. They are also helping drivers better navigate, especially during bad weather… Read more...
  • Citizens in Bosnia rally against air pollution
    05 June 2015 / Tetovo, Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Citizens in Bosnia rally against air pollution  Fresh flowers, a symbol of nonviolence as an answer to the terror of industrial polluters. Residents of Zenica, one of the largest towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina are protesting today against the practices of multinational steel corporation ArcelorMittal. Communities from nine villages surrounding industrial plant gathered at the gate 9,… Read more...
  • EU promotes recycling toxic chemicals into new products which will ultimately be dumped as waste into developing countries
    08 May 2015 / Geneva
    EU promotes recycling toxic chemicals into new products which will ultimately be dumped as waste into developing countries   The EU has pushed dangerous cleanup standards for three toxic flame retardant chemicals widely used in building insulation, upholstery and electronics (HBCD, PentaBDE, and OctaBDE) at a UN meeting of chemicals treaties in Geneva, Switzerland. All three toxic chemicals are listed in the Stockholm Convention for global elimination. They… Read more...