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…

Today is Int.Forest Day
In 2018, the International Day of Forests (IDF) will address the theme, ‘Forests for sustainable cities,’ and will focus on how forests and trees in urban areas regulate temperature and water flows, provide nutritious foods and shelter, cleanse the air and foster community cohesion and individual well-being, among other... Read more
Today is World Wildlife Day
  On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the... Read more
Today is World Soil Day
Sprouting fava beans at FAO Headquarters. The seeds were planted to launch the International Year of Pulses. FAO/Claudia Nicolai According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO): Soil holds three times as much carbon as the atmosphere and can help us meet the challenges of... Read more
Ghana’s President lauches Sanitation Campaign today
President Nana Akufo Addo will make a major move towards his commitment of making Accra the cleanest city in Africa as he launches the National Sanitation Campaign today, Monday 13th November 2017. The campaign which is to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation is expected... Read more
Nana Addo visits Togo today to discuss Galamsey
President Nana Akufo-Addo  will leave Accra today for Togo to hold talks with his counterparts on illegal mining, popularly referred to as Galamsey. The visit, according to sources at the presidency, will specifically focus on the pollution of some water bodies due to the activities of illegal miners in... Read more
Media, partners paint Ghana red today to raise voices against galamsey
    Ghana goes red today as the media advocacy to end illegal mining (galamsey) switches its activities to another dimension. The Media Coalition Against Galamsey, OccupyGhana and other partners declared the day a “National Red Friday” to rally Ghanaians to demonstrate their rage and anger at illicit mining... Read more
Today is National Red Friday in protest against illegal mining
    Today ,Friday April 21,2017 is National Red Friday ,a day set aside for Ghanaians  particularly persons concern over the  destruction of the environment by illegal miners in the Country to wear  red dresses or red hand band or headgear in protest against galamsey menace . The day... Read more
President Akufo Addo launches ‘Planting for Food and Job Programme’ today
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will today Wednesday, April 19 launch the national ‘Planting for Food and Job programme’ in Goaso, capital of the Asunafo Municipality in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The programme is a new initiative and intervention introduced by the Akufo Addo led-government to promote national food security... Read more
Five Chinese ,Five Ghanaians busted mining in river face court today
  Five Chinese Nationals and five Ghanaian accomplices  busted by  joint team of Security personnel  for illegally mining directly in river Ankobra, a  major river in Western part of Ghana,will be put before court today Monday March 27,2017. The suspects were arrested red handed dredging the river bed with... Read more