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…

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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... Read more
Drought to hit South Africa’s 2018 wine harvest
 South Africa, the world’s seventh biggest wine producer, is expected to see the smallest harvest in more than a decade in 2018 after drought and lower plantings hit yields, industry experts said . The winelands are mostly in the coastal Western Cape province which was declared a disaster area... Read more
Indian solar power prices hit record low, undercutting fossil fuels
Plummeting wholesale prices put the country on track to meet renewable energy targets set out in the Paris agreement Solar panels for sale at a market in New Delhi. India’s solar power prices have fallen to 2.62 rupees per kilowatt hour. Photograph: Saurabh Das/AP Wholesale solar power prices have... Read more
‘Fish shortage to hit Ghana if Chinese fishermen are banned’
    There will be a severe shortage of fish in Ghana if Chinese fishermen operating in Ghana’s territorial waters are banned. This is the assertion by the Managing Director of the semi-industrial fishing company, Onyame Fisheries, Joe Onyame, who says about 90 percent of fish consumed in the country... Read more
Air quality at hazardous levels and visibility has plummeted in the capital and its surrounding areas Air traffic in Beijing was affected on Thursday as dust and sandstorms enveloped a swathe of northern China, dragging down air quality and visibility and prompting warnings for children and elderly people to... Read more
Biodiversity hit by depletion in West Africa hotspot
  Intensified pressure on natural resources by human beings is having a damaging effect on biodiversity in the Guinean Forests of West Africa hotspot, and could lead to a loss of countless ecosystem services to humanity and biodiversity in the region, stakeholders have warned. During a series of stakeholder... Read more
Galamsey fight may hit a snag if EPA not resourced -EPA Boss
    The Environmental Protection Agency ,EPA, is forecasting  that,the  fight against illegal mining and other environmental challenges in Ghana may hit a snag if the Institution is not resourced with enough staff and logistics to effectively manage the environment . The Eastern regional Director  of EPA,Mr.Felix Addo-Okyireh told... Read more