Gov’t to announce roadmap towards lifting of ban on small- scale mining.

Government is set to lift  ban placed on Small- Scale Mining more than a year ago. The ban came into force as part of government’s effort to sanitize the artisanal mining sector and to curb illegal mining which was causing wanton destruction to the environment and water bodies, after incessant…

Ghana government takes steps to tackle alarming forest degradation

The Government of Ghana has employed some twenty thousand (20,000) young men and women across the country to help manage the country’s forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss. Forestry experts have warned that Ghana risks losing its total forest cover to illegal logging in…

Humans have annihilated 83% of all wild mammals and half of all plants on Earth-Research

Of all the birds left in the world, 70 percent are poultry chickens and other farmed birds, a study says. It says humans occupy a tiny space when it comes to planet Earth. The weight of all 7.6 billion humans makes up just 0.01 per cent of all biomass on…

Chief declares war against illegal Rosewood  loggers
The Royal leadership of the Gonjaland in the Northern region of Ghana ,  Yagbobwura Tutumba Bore Essah I, has declared war against illegal timber merchants and commercial charcoal burners whose activities are depleting  large volumes of fresh resewoods and other trees .The action of the Traditional ruler follows failures of... Read more
Ghana: Put temporal ban on small Scale mining – Prof.Martey
 The Immediate past Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Very Rev Prof. Emmanuel Martey has waged into the outcry on illegal gold mining activities in Ghana with a clarion call on  government to temporarily ban small scale mining for effective policies and regulations to be formulated before the... Read more
Concerned Citizens of Talensi Call for Expulsion of Shaanxi Mining Ghana Ltd
Concerned Citizens of Talensi (CCT), a group made up of Assembly members, opinion leaders and youth of the Talensi District, have called for the expulsion of Shaanxi Mining Ghana Limited from the district. The call was made at a Press Conference organized by the group in Sheaga, where lots... Read more