Plastic waste “crisis” partly contributed to June 3 disaster – Report

Plastic waste partly contributed to June 3 disaster The Report of the June 3 Committee set up to investigate the cause of the 2015 flood and fire disaster has revealed plastic waste in Accra contributed to the tragedy. The report said the country’s plastic waste situation had reached a “crisis…

Experts discuss ways to deal with rising water pollution

  The first ever ‘science café’, which provided the platform for environmentalists, sociologists and research scientists to discuss effective ways to deal with the growing water pollution has ended in Kumasi. It was organized by the College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in response to…

Minister urges students of hygiene to see waste as wealth

Mr Michael Yaw Gyato, the Deputy Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources has urged students of School of Hygiene, Korle-Bu, to be creative and take advantage of waste in the country to create wealth. He said it was imperative for the students to inculcate the habit of entrepreneurial skills in…

Integrate the Environment into Development planining -A Rocha tells MDAs
  Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) have been urged to integrate  environmental related issues into both short term and long term development planning programs for a sustainable Development . A-Rocha Ghana, a civil society organization focused on the protection of the environment is embarking on a sensitization exercise... Read more
Accept to take responsibility for environment
Ghanaians have been asked to accept to go the extra mile to ensure sustainable management of the environment for their own benefit and that of the future generation. Mr. Samuel Oteng, the acting Ashanti Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said everybody should have a part to... Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ended World Environment Day with  seedlings planting at Gyinyase Seventh Day Adventist Junior High School in the Kumasi metropolis. The tree planting was aimed at educating people on environmental protection thereby ensuring that the beauty of the environment is maintained and water bodies... Read more
UN Environment to partner global banks to assess climate-related risks
  UN Environment announced a new joint initiative to strengthen financial institutions’ assessment and disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities, with eleven major banks. This announcement was made in a press release issued to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday. It named the banks as ANZ, Barclays, Bradesco, Citi,... Read more
President’s Address to Traditional Authorities during Forum on the fight  against galamsey. Transcribed by Eva Gagakuma – A Rocha Ghana
Ghana’s President Akufo Addo speaks tough on the environment during a forum for traditional Authorities on the fight against galamsey on July 10,2017. Bellow is the Transcribed by Eva Gagakuma – A Rocha Ghana.   How important the issue that has brought all of us here together is for... Read more
KNUST leads effort to safeguard the environment
  The Department of Silviculture and Range Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has initiated moves to safeguard the environment and promote efficient management of the nation’s natural resources. It has collaborated with the Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands, set up... Read more
Indiscriminate disposal of waste, a threat to environment
Mr Carl Fiati, Head of Natural Resource of the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) said indiscriminate disposal of waste and open defecation at the beaches posed threats to the environment. He said open defecation at the beaches deterred tourists and potential investors, resulting into enormous loss of economic revenue for the... Read more
“2017 GLOBAL YOUTH TONGJI DECLARATION” 2017 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY. 00 Read more
AfEI marks World Environment Day with pupils
    The World environment Day 2017 (WED 2017) celebrated on the theme: connecting people to nature by rediscovering the value of nature- in the city and on land, from the poles to the equator. The theme did prompt us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its... Read more
Zoomlion Foundation, Shape Attitude Ghana mark World Environment Day
    Various stakeholders on Monday 5th June 2017, observed this year’s World Environment Day at Winneba in the Effutu Municipal Assembly of the Central Region, under the theme ‘Connecting People to Nature.’ The gathering was made up of 250 participants, including students, teachers, government officials, opinion leaders and... Read more