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…

Ghana urged to embrace GIS to fix environmental challenges
The Dean of the School of Biological Sciences, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong has opened a five-day short course on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Training in Central Region of Ghana The programme which is being organised by the Centre for Coastal Management seeks to provide practical experience to participants which... Read more
Expect heavy rains from this month – Meteo Agency Source
The coastal forests and transitional parts of Ghana would experience ‘normal to above normal rainfall’ from the second week of March to the ending of July, the Ghana Meteorological Agency, has said in a media release. The season would be characterised by lengthy dry spells, especially over the coastal... Read more
MP urges constituents to plant trees to mitigate climate change effect
The Member of Parliament for Upper West Akim Constituency in the Eastern region of Ghana,Hon.Ohene Bekoe Assiful, has adviced constituents to plant trees around their houses to reap from its benefits  which include  serving as windbreaks and flood control tool. According to the law maker ,with the adverse effect... Read more
UN aid chief urges global action as starvation, famine loom for 20 million across four countries
Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien (second right) visiting Ganyiel, Unity state, South Sudan, on 4 March 2017, is briefed on the ongoing humanitarian response to famine in the region. Photo: OCHA/Gemma Connell 10 March 2017 – Just back from Kenya, Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia – countries that are... Read more