• Czech experts are collecting new data on air pollution in Ukraine

    10.9.2018 - PRAGUE / KIEV
    Czech experts are collecting new data on air pollution in Ukraine A Czech-Ukrainian team of experts is examining the impacts of polluted air on the environment in the country. Analysing up to 90 samples of soil and river sediments in five major industrial cities – Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhia, Kharkiv, and Mariupol (1) – will bring exact data on the depth…
  • IPEN urged delegates of the Basel Convention meeting to set safe limits for toxic chemicals in waste

    4.9.2018 - GENEVA
    IPEN urged delegates of the Basel Convention meeting to set safe limits for toxic chemicals in waste Jindřich Petrlík, Arnika's representative intervened at current Basel Convention's Open-ended Working Group meeting in Geneva on behalf of IPEN, a global network of more than 500 civil society organizations (CSOs) from in over 100 countries. He urged delegates to set more strict limits for very toxic and very persistent chemicals in…
  • Calls for tightening the international legislation were heard on a conference on toxic substances

    31.8.2018 - KRAKÓW
    Calls for tightening the international legislation were heard on a conference on toxic substances Eggs, toys, and combs may contain dioxins and/or brominated flame retardants (BFRs), endangering human health. On an international conference in Poland, this was stated by authors of studies investigating harmfulness of consumer products available also in the Czech Republic or environmental compartments in Thailand. Experts from the whole world discussed…
  • International tools to counteract polluters in Armenia

    28.8.2018 - YEREVAN
    International tools to counteract polluters in Armenia In the presence of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Yerevan Petr Mikyska, Arnika together with local NGOs discussed the international tools to administer justice towards polluters, continuing their mission for chemical safety in Armenia after sampling the mining areas of Alaverdi, Shnogh and Akhtala in cooperation with the University of…
  • Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed

    13.8.2018 - YEREVAN
    Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed How the Armenian government could use the prepared analysis on the pollution in the North region to improve the situation, that was the main subject of an interview between Erik Grigoryan, Minister of Nature Protection and Czech experts. In particular, his office plans to optimize the monitoring system of emitted substances.…
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