Exclude Atewa Forest from intended bauxite mining  now -Concern Citizens of Atewa tell government

 A group calling itself Concern Citizens of Atewa Landscape  has called on the Government of Ghana to exclude  Atewa Forest Reserve from its intended integrated Bauxite industry development.   According to the group, besides Densu,Birim and Ayensu rivers taking their sources from the forest , Atewa Forest provides estimated current…

Ghana moves to reduce carbon emission

  Ghana has adopted re-afforestation as one of the main activities for the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to reduce carbon emissions. To this end, a number of young people are being engaged by government to grow trees in most parts of the country, Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie, Executive Director of…

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…

April 21st  declared National Red Day against galamsey
  April 21,2017 has been declared a National Red Friday by Occupy Ghana and Coalition of Media against Galamsey menace . Ace Anan Ankomah,a private legal practitioner and a member of OccupyGhana ,a pressure group announced this Tuesday when the two groups held a meeting in Accra. He said... Read more
Efforts to make Atewa Forest reserve a national park boosted
A Rocha Ghana has organized an excursion to Kakum National Park for forty-five stakeholders from areas bordering the Atewa Forest Reserve. The stakeholders spent the day at Kakum in the Central Region learning about the history of the national park, the structure of national park governance, business legal aspects... Read more
Do not abandon National Sanitation Day — MP
Dr Bernard Okoe Boye and his team cleaning the gutters at Teshie during the National Sanitation Day last Saturday The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ledzokuku Constituency, in the Greater Accra Region, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, has asked Ghanaians not to abandon the National Sanitation Day (NSD) because... Read more
Ecologist calls for national research strategy
Dr Benjamin Delali Dovie, a lecturer and researcher at the Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, has called for a national research and development strategy to provide the needed data for policy making. Dr Dovie said such a strategic system must be initiated and funded by the... Read more
Let’s protect public lands for national use – Prof Frimpong-Boateng
  Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has appealed to state authorities, chiefs and individuals to desist from encroaching on public lands to preserve them for their intended purposes. He stated: “This is a very bad thing that I am noticing everywhere, university lands are... Read more
Ghana to integrate renewable energy sources to national grid by 2020
Ghana will soon explore renewable energy sources available to integrate into the national grid to increase install capacity of the country to meet  increasing energy demand. The power generation mix of Ghana is therefore  expected to include 10 percent of renewable energy sources by 2020. According to the Environment,... Read more