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…

Agreement bans commercial fishing across much of the Arctic, for now
  Nine jurisdictions — Canada, Norway, Russia, the U.S., China, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands) and the European Union — have signed a legally binding agreement that bans commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the Central Arctic Ocean, covering 2.8 million square kilometers,... Read more
Save Atewa Forest :Read how Bauxite Mining Boom Threatens Rights in Guinea
  Guinea: Bauxite Mining Boom Threatens Rights Drive for Revenue Shouldn’t Come at Local Residents’ Expense Print October 4, 2018 Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans. Mining has destroyed ancestral farmlands, damaged water sources, and coated homes and trees in dust. Guinea’s... Read more
KTU graduates 26 Environment Students ,charged to ensure sustainable devt
Twenty-Six(26) Students who pursued a three -year Higher National Diploma (HND) Course in Environmental Management and Technology under the Faculty of Built and Natural Environment at  Koforidua Technical University,KTU, have graduated . Out of the number only Nine(9) graduands -Acquah Veronica ,Addo Debrah Stephen ,Akukorku Daniel ,Annor Obed,Ansah Richmond... Read more
Mainstream biodiversity to national development agenda – Stakeholders
  Stakeholders at a two-day national workshop have underscored the need for duty-bearers to mainstream biodiversity into decision making at the national and local levels because of its significant economic benefits for livelihoods and poverty reduction. They said the integration of biodiversity into the national development agenda was very... Read more
Center for Climate Change calls for dismissal of NADMO top hierarchy. 
  The Center for climate Change and Food Security (CCCFS) is calling for resignation of the top hierarchy of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) over distribution of some expired food items to disaster Victims in the Upper West Region of Ghana.   More than 34 persons have died... Read more
Forestry Commision to set up Special Taskforce for Bia Forest Reserve
The Sefwi- Wiawso District Office of the Forestry Services Division of the Forestry Commission has organised a day stakeholders consultation meeting on illegal forest activities in Sefwi Wiawso and Juaboso – Bia districts . Speaking at the stakholders meeting ,the Sefwi- Wiawso District Forestry Manager ,Nana Poku Bosompim  said,... Read more
Doctors,Ex-Ministers,Journalists to green Northern Ghana
  Experts from diverse professional background in Ghana have come together as an association with the aim of greening northern Ghana to improve socio-economic situation of the area. The experts includes doctors, veterinary officers, some former ministers of state and other high office holders, top media practitioners, university professors... Read more
1983 Year Group of ABUSCO hands over Environmentally friendly Garden Furniture to alma -mater
 The 1978 to 1983 year group of Abuakwa State College has handed over 20 sets of Concrete Garden Furniture  to their alma-mater.   Concrete furniture is more environmentally friendly and durable compared to Plastic and Wooden furniture hence the choice by the Year group  to help minimize environmental pollution.... Read more
18% of World raptors are threatened with extinction and 52% of species declining
  By Jessica Law Why is it important to focus on the status of raptors in particular? From ghostly owls to majestic birds of prey, raptors are among the most iconic birds, but they are also highly threatened, with many of the larger species requiring large tracts of intact forest,... Read more
President Akufo Addo leaves to attend SDGs events Env.activists expect him to denounce ‘Sale’ of Atewa Forest
  The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Accra- Ghana on Friday, 21st September, 2018, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of the Republic of Mali, H.E. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. President Akufo-Addo , after the inauguration ceremony will leave Mali on Saturday, 22nd... Read more