Air quality application „Today I Breathe“
11. 01. 2023 | Air
Recently, the mobile application "Dnes dýcham" (en. Today I Breathe) was successfully launched, with its goal to raise public awareness of air quality in Slovakia. The mobile application displays informative values of the level of air pollution under the designation of AQI - air quality index.
SHMI launched mobile monitoring of air quality in Ivanka pri Dunaji
07. 10. 2021 | Air
The program of economic and social development of the town Ivanka pri Dunaji defines transport as one of the main problems and burdens for the town. The results of air quality monitoring should contribute to addressing air protection and the unsustainable traffic situation. Air quality managers for the Bratislava Region gave a helping hand in identifying the hotspot and installing a mobile monitoring station in Ivanka pri Dunaji.
New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines aim to save millions of lives from air pollution
23. 09. 2021 | Air
Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, alongside climate change.
Safely and healthy with ecological transport
14. 09. 2021 | Mobility
Today marks the start of the 20th edition of the European Mobility Week (ETM) campaign, which this year is marked by the motto "Safely and healthy with green transport". Sustainable mobility is a key solution to the problem of deteriorating air quality. The aim of the campaign is to motivate local governments and to present implemented permanent measures in the field of sustainable mobility.
The conference is behind us, the difficult challenges ahead of us
10. 09. 2021 | Awareness
The international conference Effective Air Quality Management took place in Banská Bystrica from 7 to 8 September 2021, organized within the LIFE IP – Air Quality Improvement project. The aim of the meeting of representatives of state and self-governing bodies, educational institutions, the private and non-profit sector was to open a dialogue, establish cooperation and seek solutions to improve air quality in Slovakia.
The air in Slovakia requires the attention of the general public
08. 09. 2021 | Air
The United Nations has declared the Interantional Day of Clean Air on September 7. On this day, Member States are drawing attention to measures to improve air quality. This year's motto of the campaign is "Healthy air, a healthy planet". The Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic is responding to the deteriorating air quality with the prepared changes in legislation, financial instruments to support the improvement of air quality and awareness raising activities.
Healthy air, healthy planet
07. 09. 2021 | Awareness
September 7 belongs to the air. The United Nations has declared this date as the International Day of Clean Air. On this day, Member States are drawing attention to the measures taken to improve air quality. This year's motto of the UN campaign is "Healthy air, a healthy planet".
How to effectively manage air quality?
31. 08. 2021 | Awareness
Exactly in one week, on September 7th, 2021, the international conference Effective Air Quality Management will start in Banská Bystrica. The event is organized by the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic in cooperation with the Slovak Environment Agency within the LIFE IP – Air Quality Improvement project.
New points on the map II.
11. 08. 2021 | Air
The Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMI) is currently installing new automatic monitoring stations (AMS) in localities not yet covered by monitoring as part of the project Improving the National Air Quality Monitoring Network.
Ministry of Environment creates a space for dialogue in the interest of effective air quality management
05. 07. 2021 | Awareness
The Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic and the Slovak Environment Agency are organizing an international conference Effective Air Quality Management 2021 on September 7 - 8, 2021, focusing on possibilities and tools to support the improvement of air quality in Slovakia. The event, intended primarily for representatives of state and local authorities, will take place in Banská Bystrica, at the Dixon Hotel.