• New air monitoring technology is being prepared for heavily polluted cities of Ukraine

    8.10.2019 - PRAGUE / IVANO-FRANKIVSK
    New air monitoring technology is being prepared for heavily polluted cities of Ukraine Ukrainian expert team from Eco City will introduce the newly designed technology of the air quality monitoring stations in the framework of the international project “Campaign for Clean Air in Eastern Ukraine Cities”. Environmental non-governmental organizations Arnika (Prague) and Dziga (Zaporizhzhya) will instal twenty-five devices in major industrial cities –…
  • Minimum river flow – (how) is it defined and regulated by law across Europe?

    16.9.2019 - PRAGUE / BANJA LUKA
    Minimum river flow – (how) is it defined and regulated by law across Europe? First, there is no universal or optimal regulation of the minimum river flow. It always depends on the country's hydrological conditions, on the quality and quantity of water, on the traditional uses of water, and even on legal culture. Anyway, for the increasingly important effective preservation of water sources, at…
  • The town of Fulnek won the Waste Prevention Oscar, placing first within the entire republic

    13.9.2019 - OSTRAVA
    The town of Fulnek won the Waste Prevention Oscar, placing first within the entire republic The inhabitants of Fulnek won a decisive victory. In the Over 5,000 Inhabitants category, they produce the least municipal waste in the entire republic. They excel at waste separation, but also reuse up to 55% of waste, another excellent accomplishment. Other municipalities in the region also deserve acknowledgment – their…
  • Take photos, help the rivers. People capture the lack of water in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    16.8.2019 - BANJA LUKA
    Take photos, help the rivers. People capture the lack of water in Bosnia and Herzegovina Because of legislative failures, dozens of rivers lack sufficiently high water levels. Despite their previous promises, the relevant ministries in the Republika Srpska (RS) and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) [1] have failed to cope with the ongoing hydropower plant boom that affects more than 300 rivers. Nowadays,…
  • Research on toxic chemicals will debunk the pollution dispute in Northern Armenia thanks to Czech experts

    17.7.2019 - ALAVERDI
    Research on toxic chemicals will debunk the pollution dispute in Northern Armenia thanks to Czech experts Analysis on the presence of harmful chemicals in the environment will be realized in Lori Province. The locals suffer from serious contamination with heavy metals and other substances due to local mining and the metallurgical industry. Researchers, together with a Czech NGO, Arnika, and local initiatives, will publish the results…
  • EcoForum 2019 in Zaporizhia: public discussion on air monitoring

    20.6.2019 - ZAPORIZHIA
    EcoForum 2019 in Zaporizhia: public discussion on air monitoring “During one day, a person breathes 18 kg of air, and the Zaporizhians breathe the same amount of polluted air.” The public discussion at Ecoforum 2019 in Zaporizhia called “Air monitoring: how to get data on pollution and protect yourself” began with precisely such scientific facts. The organizers were the…
  • Who poisons the air in Bosnia-Herzegovina? The top 10 shows the worst industrial polluters

    17.6.2019 - ZENICA / PRAGUE
    Who poisons the air in Bosnia-Herzegovina? The top 10 shows the worst industrial polluters ArcelorMittal Zenica, the Tuzla thermal power plant, and the chemical factories in Lukavac. Those were the main culprits for the industrial air pollution of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in the last few years. However, according to recent analysis, the data presented by the polluters is full of errors and the…
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