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
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
KTU graduates 26 Environment Students ,charged to ensure sustainable devt
Twenty-Six(26) Students who pursued a three -year Higher National Diploma (HND) Course in Environmental Management and Technology under the Faculty of Built and Natural Environment at  Koforidua Technical University,KTU, have graduated . Out of the number only Nine(9) graduands -Acquah Veronica ,Addo Debrah Stephen ,Akukorku Daniel ,Annor Obed,Ansah Richmond... Read more
Tropenbos holds forum on Sustainable Charcoal Production
  Tropenbos International Ghana, a Forestry -oriented  non-profit organization has organized a forum at Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana  on Sustainable charcoal production as part of the Ax Project, which was being implemented in partnership with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), University of... Read more
Norwegian Agency partners Tropenbos and AROCHA to develope Land Use Policy for sustainable dev’t
  The Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation (NORAD) is lending support to the Ghana Government to step up the governance of its natural resources by funding two non-governmental organisations working in the forestry sector; Tropenbos Ghana and A Rocha Ghana, to generate empirical information that will feed into the... Read more
Environmental experts assemble at Presbyterian University over Sustainable Development
  Environmentalists have charged government to adopt sustainable approach in the use of natural resources to meet current socio-economic needs of the country to avert depletion to the detriment of the future generation. These were suggested when the Faculty of Development Studies of the Presbyterian University College held its maiden National... Read more
EPA asked to mainstream sustainable land and water resources into  agriculture
Mr Salifu Saeed, the Northern Regional Minister has advised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to remain committed to work effectively to mainstream sustainable land and water resources into agriculture. This, he said would lead to the increase in productivity of agriculture land, forests and water resources to reduce poverty... Read more
DIRECTOR OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS CENTER FOR AFRICA VISITS WASCAL
The Director General of the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGCA), Dr. Belay Begashaw has paid a one day working visit to WASCAL in Accra, to familiarize himself with the operations of the organization. Interacting with the Interim Executive Director of WASCAL, Prof Jimmy Adegoke and Capacity Building... Read more
Universal implementation of sustainable soil management critical to soil conservation, as world marks Soil Day December 5
Within the framework of the “Global Soil Partnership”, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has continued to advocate for the recognition of the importance of soils for achieving food and nutrition security. Soils have the vital importance across the world, being the basis for almost... Read more
Voltic reaffirms its Support to a Sustainable Environment
Voltic (GH) Limited has reaffirmed its commitment towards sustainable environment at the recently launched Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE). Voltic has over the years contributed towards managing plastic waste in Accra especially through the Evolve Community Recycling Programme (Evolve). Since its introduction, Evolve has facilitated the collection... Read more