Friday, May 27, 2022

Nature

Keta, Anlo lagoons ecosystem depleting at an alarming rate due to human activities

The vegetation cover of the Keta Lagoon Complex Ramsar Site is depleting at an alarming rate, and this poses serious threats to the entire ecosystem of the enclave. Over the years, there has been indiscriminate felling of particularly mangrove trees on...

One million species threatened with extinction as World marks Biodiversity Day

As the World marks Biodiversity Day, an international NGO, IUCN, advocating the protection of the environment has raised concerns about one million animal and plant species which continue to be threatened with extinction. A statement to mark the day which...

GHANAP worry over threat to the existence of honey bees

The Ghana Apiculture Platform (GHANAP) has expressed worry about how honey bees and other pollinators have come under serious threat around the world. These threats according to GHANAP had compelled the United Nations (UN) to fix May 20 every year...

Climate Change: Ghana receives World Climate Clock, IES calls for halt

Ghana is the second African country to receive the world climate clock, a climate crisis countdown that shows the actual deadline before the global carbon target runs out. It is a call to action to draw attention that time is...

Kenya launches digital land transaction platform

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has unveiled Ardhisasa, a digital land information management system, marking the end of manual land transactions in the capital Nairobi. The new system was developed by a team of Kenyan techies over a three-year period and...

World to witness first supermoon of 2021

The World will witness its first supermoon where the moon will be at its fullest on Monday at 11:32 p.m. ET, (Tuesday 03:33GMT) according to NASA. A supermoon occurs when a full or new moon is at its closest point...

30 residents of Keri community displaced after rainstorm

A rainstorm that hit Keri community in the Nkwanta South Municipality of the Oti Region has rendered 30 people homeless and destroyed properties worth thousands of cedis. An Assemblyman for the electoral area, Mr. Jonas Gbedenyo told the Ghana News...

FDA on dead fish washed ashore

The Food and Drugs authority, FDA, together with other state agencies are investigating the matter of various species of fishes washed ashore on some beaches since Friday, April 2, 2021. While laboratory investigations are ongoing, the Authority warns the...

Green Ghana Project launched to plant five million trees

The Forestry Commission, through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, on Tuesday, unveiled the Green Ghana Project to plant five million trees across the country. Mr. Samuel Abu Jinapor, the Sector Minister, who launched the project, said it formed...

Accra: AMA outdoors Climate Action Plan; outlines measures to greenhouse gas emissions

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has out doored the city's first Climate Action Plan (CAP), a blueprint to mitigate the impacts of climate change on its people. The five-year Plan is second to be launched on the African continent and...

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Global Center on Adaptation to support Ghana to tap Green Climate Fund

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) is working with the Ghana Infrastructure and Investment Fund (GIIF) to...

Adhere to Security Ministry’s directives on terrorism- FOSDA urges Ghanaians

The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) has urged Ghanaians to adhere to the Ministry of National Security's directives on...

EC, other SOEs accounts unaudited since 2019 – Auditor General

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) is said to have...

Northern, North East, and Bono East open NPP regional executive elections today

Story by: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is set to begin its regional delegates conference today, May...

1st Female commands naval vessel

The Ghana Navy and its Nigerian counterpart yesterday started a joint maritime exercise as part of activities to establish a combined Maritime...