Small Scale Miners to be vetted

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Mining is set to vet all registered and trained small scale miners across the country in a bid to regularize their operations before it makes recommendations to President Nana Akufo-Addo to lift the ban on mining. This comes barely after the Committee Chaired by Prof. Kwabena…

Manage plastic waste effectively no need for ban-Cellular Toxicologist

Molecular and Cellular Toxicologist, Professor Augustine Arukwe, has advocated the effective management of plastics rather than banning them outrightly.Some environmentalists believe Ghana must go the Rwandan way by banning all plastics if the government is serious about making Accra the cleanest in Africa, but the Norway-based professor disagrees.Speaking to Class…

Government ousting customary water rights for WRC Act 1996 is why most Ghanaians drink bad water

I am getting it hard to understand why same government who robbed chiefs and traditional authorities of the ancestral or customary rights on water resources for the Water Resources Commission in 1996 has failed to manage, regulate and provide potable water for citizenry. It is sad to note from the…

China partners 53 African Countries for conservation of the Environment
Delegates from 53 African countries and China took the next step towards greater environmental progress under the framework of South-South Cooperation with the inauguration of the interim secretariat for a new China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center to be based in Nairobi. When it’s completed, the Center will provide a platform... Read more
China National panda park to open by end of this year but Purchases Forest  in Ghana for mining
  China’s first giant panda national park-covering an area triple the size of Yellowstone National Park in the United States-will open soon, the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said on Aug 16. The park’s administrative office building is under construction and the park is expected to be operating before... Read more
Government ousting customary water rights for WRC Act 1996 is why most Ghanaians drink bad water
I am getting it hard to understand why same government who robbed chiefs and traditional authorities of the ancestral or customary rights on water resources for the Water Resources Commission in 1996 has failed to manage, regulate and provide potable water for citizenry. It is sad to note from... Read more
University zoologists fighting to save critically endangered Gambian monkey
Zoologists from the University Cumbria have co-authored an emergency global action plan to save the world’s remaining population of Temminck’s Red Colobus monkey (TRC) in The Gambia. Presently the TRC monkey inhabits only a handful of countries in western Africa, and with only 1500 believed to be left in... Read more
Presby University to host National Conference on Environmental Management and Livelihoods Nexus
The Faculty of Development Studies of the Presbyterian University College,Ghana will organize and host a National Conference  on the theme “Environmental Management and Livelihoods Nexus: Toward the  Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals” The purpose of the Conference is to bring together academia,Researchers and Environmental activists to come out with solutions... Read more
Presby University pushes for protection of Primates in Ghana
 Presbyterian University College,Ghana (PUCG) has issued a clarion call on Government of Ghana to prioritize  conservation and protection of Wildlife in the country. The University has expressed fear over the high  poaching rate  in the country which is leading to alarming extermination of wildlife species hence most wildlife species... Read more
Failed Sanitation Minister moved to Aviation,B/A Minister now Natural Resources Minister
The President of Ghana,Nana Akufo Addo on Thursday ,August 9,2018 made his first Ministerial reshuffle since assuming office as President in January 7,2017.   Among the Ministers reshuffled are  Kofi Adda, Member of Parliament for Navrongo constituency and former Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, who has been moved to Minister... Read more
McDan to plant 1 million trees in Ghana
McDan Foundation ,founded by Ghanaian business magnate Mr Daniel McKorley is to plant one million trees across the country as part his contribution to replenish Ghana’s depleting forest cover which will ostensibly  tackle negative impact of Climate Change . Forestry experts have warned that Ghana risks losing its total forest cover... Read more
Strictly Enforce ban on hunting to protect Pregnant Wild animals -Dr.Wiafe
  The Dean of Development studies of the Presbyterian University College, Dr Edward Wiafe has called on the Law  Enforcement agencies Particularly the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission to strictly enforce the Closed Season period ,banning hunting in Ghanaian Forest Reserves .   The Period is observed every... Read more
Secure Atewa Range Forest as a living heritage and legacy in the memory of the late Nana Sir Ofori Atta
The Council of Ghanaian Chiefs , members of the Okyeman Foundation  and the entire Ghanaian Community in the Netherlands have added their voices to calls on Government of Ghana to rescind its intended plan to mine bauxite deposite in the Atewa  Forest Reserve,which is a global biodiversity significant area.... Read more