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’s UENR partners German University for research in Forest
The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) and the University of Applied Forest Sciences, Rottenburg, Germany, have begun a research and study project focused on researching together, learning from each other: Exchange in research and teaching. Under the project scholarships for BSc and MSc studies in areas of... Read more
Today is UN Habitat Day but Ghana’s housing deficit  worsens
The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day. The theme for World Habitat Day 1 October 2018 is Municipal Solid Waste Management The purpose of World Habitat Day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the... 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
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
Atewa Forest as National Park:The Double Standard of Okyeman Council and Okyenhene
The seeming retreat of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council and sudden silent of Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin on the ruling New Patriotic Party government intention leverage bauxite deposit in the Atewa Forest Reserve for mining sparks of double Standard.    The Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council and Okyenhene Osagyefo... Read more
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... 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
Hunt on for survivors as Indonesia’s quake toll climbs to 131
  KARANGPANGSOR, Indonesia (Reuters) – The death toll from last weekend’s powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Lombok island rose to 131 on Wednesday as rescuers found more people crushed under collapsed buildings, though some still held out hope of finding survivors. “We don’t know for sure how many people are... Read more
Myth that when a tree grows to maturity, the one who planted dies, baseless -Forestry Officer
Mr Prince Osei-Yeboah, Bolgatanga Municipal Manager of the Forestry Commission has appealed to media practitioners in the region to support the Commission to demystify some of the cultural beliefs and practices hindering afforestation in the area. According to the Municipal Forestry Commission boss, the myth that when a tree... 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