ArcelorMittal’s Azra Sivro: On Industry, Pollution and Environmental Protection in Zenica
For some time now, the public has criticized the ArcelorMittal steel plant in Zenica because of its direct ties to air pollution in this Bosnian-Herzegovinian town. Balkan Diskurs correspondent Adullah Kozlić spoke with ArcelorMittal's Environmental Protection Manager, Azra Sivro, about potential solutions to this problem, as well as the company's plans for the future.
Fighting for Visibility, Fighting for Access
Persons with disabilities often have difficulty accessing certain institutions since many buildings are not wheelchair-friendly. Additionally, they are discriminated against at work and in college admission processes.
Pale: Poor Urban Planning Presents Obstacles for Wheelchair Users
The urban infrastructure of Pale makes it difficult for wheelchair users to move freely across the town.
Cleaning Up Vareš
The ecological situation in the Vareš Municipality is unsatisfactory, because, even after the cleanups are organized, people go back to their old habits of littering on the now clean locations.
Made by Nature or by Man? Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Organic Farming Practices
Not so long ago, asking about the eco-friendliness of our food was irrelevant, as this was the only kind of food that existed. Nowadays, becoming more informed about which foods are organic and which are not can have important health implications for Bosnia’s citizens.
Bosnian Youth’s Environmental Disinterest Will Lead to Further Degradation
70 young Bosnians were surveyed about the causes of pollution. Half responded that they throw away glass bottles without ever thinking about where the waste will end up. Around 92% of respondents believe that there are not enough dumpsters for the various types of garbage near the places they live.