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…

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