Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics

 Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace East Asia. The study, which has been published in Environmental Science &…

Fear grips Tilapia Consumers in Ghana as 18 tons of “Chinese tilapia ” die mysteriously

There is fear among consumers of Tilapia in Ghana following mass tilapia death incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region . The cause of the deaths is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief Director of the Ministry of Fisheries and…

Illegal miners diverted river kills 2 displaces hundreds

Defiant illegal miners  operating in Lower West Akyem Municipality in the Eastern Region have triggered a devastating disaster which has led to the death of a mother and daughter while displacing hundreds of residents. 54 year old Mother,Akosua Sawo  and her 8 year old daughter ,Grace Sawo  drowned after a…

Center for Climate Change calls on govt to invest in sustainable food systems and rural development
  The Center for Climate Change and Food Security (CCCFC) has called on Government of Ghana to invest in Sustainable Food production and rural development to enable the country meet growing food demand.   According to CCCFC  this will help to address some of the major global challenges from feeding... Read more
Climate Change : Rainfall Pattern in Ghana has changed -Expert
Dr Emmanuel Tachie-Obeng, the National Focal Person on Climate Change Education and Awareness, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on Wednesday said the country’s rainfall pattern has changed and become unpredictable over the past 30 years. “Statistical analysis over the years shows that the change has occurred significantly in the savannah... Read more
Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn
Governments around the world must take “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid disastrous levels of global warming, says a stark new report from the global scientific authority on climate change. The report issued Monday by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), says the planet will... Read more
Forests: A natural solution to climate change, crucial for a sustainable future
UN-REDD Programme José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of... Read more
Effect of Climate Change:Farmers urged to embrace natural regeneration
Mr Edward Anaba, a Project Manager at World Vision Ghana in-charge of the Ever Green Agriculture Project, urged farmers to manage natural regeneration, saying it is key to improving livelihoods of poor communities. He said soil and land degradation have negatively impacted on rural communities and their livelihoods with... Read more
Climate change :Over 100 communities flooded in Afram Plains
More than 120 communities have  been flooded the Kwahu Afram Plains North District in the Eastern Region . Officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) from the National Headquarters and the Eastern regional Directorate are expected to arrive by in the District Wednesday October 3 to begin rescue operation. NADMO... Read more
China’s environment watchdog warns polluters not to flout winter smog plan
China’s environment ministry issued a stern warning on Saturday to companies across heavy industry not to flout the nation’s tough emission rules — a move seen as quashing speculation that the 2018 winter anti-smog campaign will be more lenient. The warning comes after the Ministry of Ecology and Environment... Read more
German gov’t aids Ghana to face out environmentally unfriendly Air -Conditioners
  The German Government is partnering Ghana, under its “Green Cooling Initiative” to reduce or phase-out all environmentally unfriendly air-conditioners that contribute significantly to global greenhouse gas emissions in the country. The move would give way to the introduction of air-conditioners using natural hydrocarbon refrigerants, instead of those using... Read more
Big Oil pledges to slash potent greenhouse gas emission
A group of the world’s top oil and gas companies pledged on Monday to slash emissions of a potent greenhouse gas by a fifth by 2025 in an effort to battle climate change. The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), which U.S. giants Exxon Mobil and Chevron joined recently,... Read more
Veep visits flood disaster stricken regions
Ghana’s Vice President ,Dr.Mahamadu Bawumia on Saturday September 22, 2018 led government delegation to visit some communities affected by floods. The Delegation donated assorted relief items to victims of floods in Wellembelle in the Sissala East municipality and other affected communities . The Bagre Dam Spillage caused devastating flood ... Read more