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…

Puffer Fish poison 1,200 times deadly than cyanide,can kill 30 adults at once
Much was not known about Puffer Fish in Ghana until recently when the poisonous fish  killed at least 8 consumers in parts of Eastern and Volta Regions. Biologists say Puffer fish also known as blowfish has more than 120 different species worldwide. Most Puffer fishes could be found in... Read more
Paltry $2b Chinese bauxite deal is a lot worse than the Kelni GVG ($89.4m), the Ameri new deal ($1.2b), BOST contaminated oil and the 111 ministers wasting the public purse -Lecturer
The media reported on Thursday, August 9, 2018, that “Parliament has passed the master project support agreement for a $2b dollar facility for the construction of priority projects by Chinese firm SinoHydro Corporation”. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta said SinoHydro Group Limited is expected to “provide US$2b of... Read more
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... Read more
Global warming may be more severe than expected by 2100: study
OSLO (Reuters) – World temperatures could rise 15 percent more than expected this century, obliging governments to make deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to limit global warming, scientists said on Wednesday. Average surface temperatures could increase up to 0.5 degree Celsius (0.9 Fahrenheit) more than previously projected by... Read more
Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 400
 More than 400 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country, state media said on Monday, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. At least six have died in Iraq as well. State television said more than 407... Read more
E/R:Operation Vanguard Taskforce on rampage ,set ablaze more than 10 excavators
Information gathered  indicates that the  Operation vanguard taskforce in the Eastern region on Monday invaded   Extra Gold company,fired several gunshots and  set ablaze  about 3 excavators and three pumping machines at Akyem Banso in Kwarbeng. The taskforce also invaded the mining sites of other  miners working under lease... Read more
More than 80 arrested in one week of Operation Vanguard clamp down
  The national anti-galamsey taskforce, Operation Vanguard, says it has arrested more than 80 suspects in the massive clamp down on the menace. Commander of the taskforce, Colonel William Agyapong told Joy FM Super Morning Show Monday, initial screening shows they are all Ghanaians. He said the suspects were... Read more
Air pollution more harmful to children in cars than outside, warns top scientist
  Exclusive: Walking or cycling to school is better for children’s health as cars are ‘boxes collecting toxic gases’ says David King. Children are at risk of dangerous levels of air pollution in cars because exposure to toxic air is often far higher inside than outside vehicles, a former... Read more
Countries and groups commit to halt ocean degradation  More than 600
commitments have been received at the Ocean Conference underway at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York with a pledge to take action to improve the health of the ocean. The voluntary commitments, including countries, businesses and civil society groups, have been recorded and more are expected at... Read more
Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected
      Published: April 25th, 2017  By Brian Kahn Evidence continues to mount that climate change has pushed the Arctic into a new state. Skyrocketing temperatures are altering the essence of the region, melting ice on land and sea, driving more intense wildfires, altering ocean circulation and dissolving... Read more