Gov’t to announce roadmap towards lifting of ban on small- scale mining.

Government is set to lift  ban placed on Small- Scale Mining more than a year ago. The ban came into force as part of government’s effort to sanitize the artisanal mining sector and to curb illegal mining which was causing wanton destruction to the environment and water bodies, after incessant…

Ghana government takes steps to tackle alarming forest degradation

The Government of Ghana has employed some twenty thousand (20,000) young men and women across the country to help manage the country’s forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss. Forestry experts have warned that Ghana risks losing its total forest cover to illegal logging in…

Humans have annihilated 83% of all wild mammals and half of all plants on Earth-Research

Of all the birds left in the world, 70 percent are poultry chickens and other farmed birds, a study says. It says humans occupy a tiny space when it comes to planet Earth. The weight of all 7.6 billion humans makes up just 0.01 per cent of all biomass on…

Women take front role in combating climate change under Ghana-DGM
Residents of 52 communities in the Brong Ahafo and Western regions are to be empowered and supported with knowledge and financing to adopt and practice sustainable land use as part of measures being made by Ghana to halt land degradation to reduce the effects of climate change. Through the... 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
Bottling companies: Take up proper waste management
The Chief Executive Officer of environment 360, Cordie Aziz, has challenged bottling companies to take up proper plastic waste management as not only a means of cutting down cost, but also to protect their brand images. Cordie Aziz was speaking at the launch of environment 360, evolve phase 3... Read more
Samson’s Take: My rights go with duties to Ghana #NOTOGALAMSEY
  Chapter five of Ghana’s Constitution contains the Bill of rights; the right to life, to speech, to own property, right against being discriminated against because of your gender, religion; the right to movement and assembly, to work and earn a decent wage, equality of all persons – from... Read more
Minister jabs Okyehene says illegal miners will soon take over his Palace
    The Eastern regional Minister ,Hon.Eric Kwakye Darfour has insinuated that ,the Chief Palace of the Overlord of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional area may soon be invaded by illegal miners in prospect for gold if nothing is done  about their activities. According to the Regional Minister ,the rate at... Read more
Army, Police must take over galamsey fight – Spio-Garbrah
The Minister of Trade and Industry under the Mahama administration, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah believes the army has “a very critical role” to play in the fight against illegal mining. Speaking on Point Blank, Dr. Spio-Garbrah asserted that law enforcement agencies must put their foot down in the fight against... Read more