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Pollution of Owabi Stream

Pollution of Owabi Stream worrying – Minister

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Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye, the Minister of Works and Housing, has cautioned residents of Atafoa and its environs in Kumasi to desist from the indiscriminate...
Company Compliance

GNC complies with EPA directives to stop the pollution of Tano River

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The Ghana Nuts Company Limited at Techiman in the Bono East region has taken steps to address the environmental concerns raised by the Environmental...

Today, April 3 is World Aquatic Day

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The world since April 3, 2020, designated every April 3 as Aquatic Day to create awareness on aquatic animals. The creatures, though...
Lake Victoria

UNEP urges extraordinary measures against pollution in Lake Victoria

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The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has urged east African countries to consider adapting extraordinary measures to reduce the impact of environmental pollution on...
Covid-19

Delhi bans fireworks for Diwali amid concern over pollution, Covid-19

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Fireworks will be banned in New Delhi for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in view of the high pollution and rising coronavirus cases...
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks on the last day of the 2016 U.S. Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States on July 28, 2016. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

U.S. Democratic National Convention to approve party platform

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As part of the agenda of the ongoing U.S. Democratic National Convention, delegates of the Democratic Party are expected to approve the party's platform,...
Pollution Companies

MESTI stops operations of United Steel and others to address pollution challenges

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has stop United Steel Company, a private steel manufacturing company, and some others from operating unless...

EPA, US Embassy and one other, conduct research on air pollution

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is jointly conducting a research at Jamestown in Accra with the United States (US) Embassy and an NGO,...

Ghana marks World Wetlands Day with focus on youth

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Ghana has marked the World Wetlands Day with a call on the youth to play active roles in the protection of wetlands and keeping...
Air pollution in cities such as Delhi is exceeding safe levels, the WHO says

AMA urges traditional leaders to help fight air pollution

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Mr Desmond Appiah, the Chief Resilience and Sustainability Advisor of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has urged traditional leaders to sensitise citizens on the...

Farmers urged to adopt organic farming for sustained production

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Farmers in Ghana have been urged to adopt organic farming practices to increase and sustain agriculture production, ensure food security and protect the environment...

Opinion: Extreme events are reversing development goals

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Cyclones in the Caribbean and Pacific, devastating bushfires in Australia, recurrent floods and droughts in Asia and Africa, increasingly bring tragic loss of life...
Packaging Pollution

Let’s Do It Ghana to sensitise businesses on packaging, pollution

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Mrs Kate Opoku, the Country Leader of “Let’s Do It Ghana”, a civic movement, has said as part of activities to reduce land, water...

Gov’t doubles-up effort to meet IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap regulations

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Ghana Shippers’ Authority and Ghana Maritime Authority has taken a crucial step to ensure the smooth implementation of the new International Maritime Organisation (IMO)...
SAN FRANCISCO - MARCH 2: Recycled plastic bottles are seen at the San Francisco Recycling Center March 2, 2005 in San Francisco, California. Bottled water is the single largest growth area among all beverages, more than doubling over the last decade. Only about 12 percent of plastic bottles, mostly water, were recycled in 2003, according to industry consultant R.W. Beck, Inc. Since most bottled water is consumed away from home where recycling isn't an option, an estimated 40 million bottles a day go into the trash or become litter. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Namibian schools’ recycling initiative helps reduce pollution

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Namibia's Moreson School for the cognitively impaired set new record in the southwestern African nation's 10th edition of the annual 2018/19 Schools Recycling Competition...
EPA

Entrepreneur Charge EPA to Make Available Data on Air Pollution

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Mr Muntaka Chasant, a Social Entrepreneur, has expressed worry over the lack of adequate information on air pollution in the country, which is affecting...

KMA embarks on massive clean-up exercise

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Cleanliness they say is a good thing, which the society should embrace but unfortunately, the world we live in today is deteriorating by the...
water

Kenya mulls law to better protect water from pollution

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Kenya is in the process of developing a law to enhance protection of water bodies from pollution, a senior government official said on Tuesday....

Odor smeller fights pollution with nose

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Fang Pengfei has not worn any makeup for more than three years. "Perfume is banned. Even hand cream is banned," said the 27-year-old. "They would...
Science Earth Day

Media asked to carry news on plastic waste pollution

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Panelists at the 2018 Earth-Day Forum have urged the media to publicise the dangers that plastic waste pollution posed to the citizenry as an...
The Summer Palace under blue skies in early spring of 2017. Data shows that a total of 226 days reported good air quality in Beijing in 2017, 28 days more than in 2016, while the number of severely polluted days reduced to 23 from 39 days in 2016. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

China’s realizes greener GDP via its robust pollution control crusade

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China’s toughest pollution control campaign has not only helped clean the environment, but also facilitated economic restructuring, a senior environmental official told a press...
Asia-Pacific

Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific

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Senior government officials from across Asia and the Pacific will meet in Bangkok this week for the first-ever Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment....

Bangkok Environmental Summit Hits on Natural Resources & Pollution

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The first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment opened in Bangkok this week with a call for governments in the region to forge a...
Wpid Methodist Church

Methodist Bishop Admonish Churches To Keep Proper Records

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The Methodist Bishop of Effiduase, the Right Reverend Robert Osborne Eshun, has called for accountability and transparency in the management of funds of the...
the improved cookstove

GHACCO Elects New National Executive

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The Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstove and Fuel (GHACCO) has held its 4th Annual General Assembly and elected Mrs Sarah Naa Dedei Agbey as...
Illegal miners in business

Retired Military Officer Supports Against Illegal Mining

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A retired military officer has called for strong support for the government’s push to end the destruction of the environment through the activities of...

Water Company Worried Over Galamsey & Pollution

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The imminent threat of Ghana’s water resources running dry in a few years gets scarier by the day.Water treatment plants are being shut down...
air pollution

China: Supervision in Cities against Air Pollution Stepped Up

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Beijing and its neighbors are now intensifying their efforts to ensure a cleaner sky by reducing the daily average density of PM2.5 to...

Diesel Vehicles Banned In Norway Over Air Pollution

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A ban on driving most diesel cars on roads in the Norwegian capital of Oslo went into effect Tuesday in an attempt to tackle...

Pollution keeps a nation on alert

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Alerts for air pollution and fog in north, east and central China were renewed yesterday with heavy smog set to persist until at least...