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…

Ghana to lose €60m Dutch govt facility over delayed implementation of recycling project
Ghana risks losing a €60 million subsidy facility from the Netherland government to set up a solid waste recycling plant if the country fails to sign a partnership agreement on the project by the end of this month. The project which has the capacity to recycle 20 tonnes of solid... Read more
Climate Change : Rainfall Pattern in Ghana has changed -Expert
Dr Emmanuel Tachie-Obeng, the National Focal Person on Climate Change Education and Awareness, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on Wednesday said the country’s rainfall pattern has changed and become unpredictable over the past 30 years. “Statistical analysis over the years shows that the change has occurred significantly in the savannah... Read more
2019 fishing closed season will be enforced at all cost -Fisheries Commission
Ghana has adequate laws for the management of marine fishery resources but the full commitment of all stakeholders is required to enforce them to achieve  the expected benefits. Mr Daniel Awuku Nyanteh, Western Regional Chief Fisheries Research Assistant of the Fisheries Commission (FC), has stated. “We have several laws... Read more
Ayensuano NADMO launches Disaster week
The Ayensuano District of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) on Monday October 8,2018 launched this year’s  Disaster week at Kuano with a mini float participated by Staff of NADMO and representatives of Disaster Volunteer Groups (DVGs) in the District. The float which started from Sowatey and ended at... 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
Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn
Governments around the world must take “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid disastrous levels of global warming, says a stark new report from the global scientific authority on climate change. The report issued Monday by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), says the planet will... 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
Nyakrom Secondary School gets Solar plant
The second phase of the solar plant donated to Nyakrom Secondary Technical School (NYSTECH) has been inaugurated by the Second Lady, Hajia Samiria Bawumia at a ceremony at Nyakrom. It would cover the girl’s dormitory and other buildings of NYASTECH and help reduce huge monthly payment of electricity bills... Read more
Youth in Afforestation beneficiaries on sit down strike
Beneficiaries of the Youth in Afforestation  are beginning a sit-down strike today Monday, October, 08, 2018 to register their displeasure over delays in payment of their accumulated allowances. The beneficiaries numbering about 2000 have reportedly not been paid their allowances from May this year. On Monday, 13th August, 2018, at the... Read more
Two groups clash over deforestation and Charcoal production
Two opposing  youth groups in Damango in the yet to be established Savanna Region have clashed  over  deforestation leading to one person sustaining  cutlass wounds. Tensions had been spreading in the town after a group of young men in a communal service formed a coalition to clampdown on illegal... Read more