Second hand Vehicles to be banned as Ghana moves to implement vehicle fuel economy standards

Ghana’s  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the UN Environment and other partner agencies, and Ministries of Transport, and Energy, and the Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Authority have succesfuly undertaken an inventory on the vehicular fleet and inspection evolutions in Ghana from 2005 to 2016 as part of steps to…

Water stress scare hits Ghana,Consumers  advised to conserve water

  There is fear of imminent water stress and scarcity in Ghana hence Ghanaians have been advised to conserve water through judicious usage to help mitigate the impact particularly during the dry season.   Experts have warned that,given the rate of pollution and destruction of water bodies in the country…

Mercury content in Kyebi is higher than WHO approved level

  Mr Johan Zietsman, Lead Researcher for the Kyebi Reclamation Project, has said the mercury content in some mining sites in Kyebi in the Eastern Region is 2,000 times higher than the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) permissible level. The researcher who works with the Eco Sika Ghana Limited Gold Recovery…

Kumasi Zoo rescues alligator which appeared in a house in Kumasi
The Kumasi Zoo on Sunday rescued an alligator found in an uncompleted  building at Kokoase near Abrepo Junction in the Ashanti Region . Some residents shocked by the appearance of the alligator planned to kill it but the timely intervention of officials of Kumasi Zoo saved the reptile .... Read more
Sacrificing Atiwa Forest for ‘China Bauxite’ wrong – Inusah Fuseini
China’s move to commit to $15 billion into Ghana’s economy could have some far reaching implications on the environment, given the deal will be anchored by Ghana’s natural resources, specifically bauxite. Voicing some concerns on the developments, the Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, indicated that, potential mining of Bauxite... Read more
Water shortages kill twelve million people annually
  Findings by the United Nation’s (UN’s) Convention to Combat Desertification indicates that twelve million people die annually due to water shortages or contaminated drinking water. The findings also revealed that the world’s drinking water supplies have fallen by almost two thirds since 1950 while desertification is threatening the... Read more
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Some Ghanaian media reported that the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is scheduled for China on a 5-day official visit to be hosted by his Chinese counterpart Vice President Li Yuanchao (see: www.graphic.com.gh, June 17, 2017). Under normal circumstances, the news of Ghana’s veep planned trip... Read more
When Pleasure and Fear Meet at Ecotourism Site
Article by Mr.Gabriel Adukpo   LOUD, shrill noises from female students filled the air that afternoon. One of them burst into a popular gospel song: “Under the canopy of God……….My Saviour will come to lift me up”. It was one Friday in May when I alighted at the Bunso... Read more
Prof Frimpong-Boateng makes case for intensified science, technology education Source
The Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) in collaboration with Coventry University, United Kingdom, has organised the “International Conference on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship (ICETE) 2017” in Accra. The two-day conference, on the theme: “Promoting Development through Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation,” seeks to create an environment that would bring together... Read more
Let’s protect our planet – Akufo-Addo
  Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana speaking at the program There is the need for speedy implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change if the world’s marine environment, which is on the verge of destruction as a result of climate change, is to be saved, President... Read more
The impact of ecotourism on Ghana’s growing economy
Ecotourism? Is this just new word or a great invention in tourism? Generally is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”. It is spreading like wildfire and contributing greatly to many developing economies.... Read more
Rescue Atewa Forest-GWS tells gov’t
  Mr David Tampori Dramani, the Principal Programmes Assistant at the Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS), has entreated government to as a matter of urgency curb the illegal mining (galamsy)  in the Atewa forest. He said the move would save government from the risk of importing water to meet the... Read more
“Turn Kumasi Zoo To Bus Terminal”-Traders
Traders and drivers in Kumasi  are calling on the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to as matter of urgency turn the Kumasi Zoo into a bus terminal to reduce the increasing congestion in the city. According to them, the Kumasi zoo has outlived usefulness and they see nothing beneficial about the... Read more