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…

26,000 chinese arrested over synthetic  food ,drugs and agric supplies:Ghana must be watchful
The recent mass tilapia deaths incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region must be a major cause of interest to Ghana. Though the cause of death of the 18 tons of fish is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief... Read more
The Mining ‘Curse’ in Ghana:Seven Protestors shot at Abirem
Seven people have sustained gun shot wounds at Abirem in the Birim North District of the Eastern region after the Police opened fire on demonstrators who were protesting against mining giant, Newmont Ghana. The victims according report suffered gunshot wounds in the head,leg,and arm. One of them who was... Read more
Article :Shoot to Kill not panacea to illegal logging menace in Ghana
  It is sad to observe that for some time now, some of our leaders have become trigger happy and fallen in love with the Shoot-to-Kill system as a suggested panacea to address particularly the threat posed by recalcitrant offenders in the management of forest, land and mineral resources... Read more
Forestry Boss proposes shoot to kill approach to tackle alarming illegal logging in Ghana
The Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has threatened his outfit will from now onwards use callous  approach in fighting illegal logging and illegal chainsawing in Ghana’s forest reserves particularly  the Sefwi area. He said ,the Commission is in talks with the military High Command to... Read more
Illegal mining :Chinese arrested,six Ghanaian accomplices escape from Police custody
The Excavator Tracking Taskforce of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining on Saturday arrested a Chinese and six Ghanaians at the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region for engaging in illegal mining. They were handed over to the Amansie West Police, however, the six Ghanaians surprisingly escaped from... Read more
Mineral Commission to recruit mine guards to police mining areas
Mr Addae Antwi-Boasako, the Chief Executive Officer of the Minerals Commission, said the Commission was embarking on the recruitment of mine guards to help deal rapidly with the issues of illegal mining. He said the mine guards would be stationed at the hotbeds and hotspots in the mining fields... Read more
Apply the maximum sentence on illegal Miners -Ghana’s President to Judges
  Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has suggested to Judges in the Country to apply the maximum sentence in illegal mining cases to serve as detarent to recalcitrants  still engage in galamsey destroying the environment despite a ban. “concept of deterrence must be an important part of sentencing... Read more
Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers
Myanmar authorities destroyed hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts, worth a total of $1.3 million on the black market, on Thursday as part of a crackdown on illegal wildlife trafficking. Authorities set fire to pyres stacked with 277 pieces of elephant ivory, 1,544 antelope... Read more
Poacher spends seven nights in Atewa Forest Reserve
Wild animals  in the Atewa Forest Reserve still remain vulnerable to poaching as the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission continue to shirk its conservation responsibility . The phenomenon has led to annihilation of many wild species making it endangered and near extinction .  The Atewa Forest Reserve which... Read more
President of DR Congo burns ivory stockpile
 Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila on Sunday set light to an ivory stockpile to highlight the problem of poaching in the central African country. The president also released five grey parrots and set light to a stockpile of pangolin scales in a ceremony at the Nsele Nature... Read more