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International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

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Home International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem is celebrated every year on 26 July as a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of mangroves as a “unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem” […]

Statement by Ghana Wildlife Society to Commemorate World Wildlife Day 2024

Accra, March 3, 2024 – The World Wildlife Day, celebrated on March 3 each year, provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of wildlife conservation and the essential role it plays in preserving our planet for current and future generations. This year, as the Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) joins the global community in commemorating this […]

Life Interlaced Wetlands and People – World Wetlands Day 2024

We are excited to celebrate World Wetlands Day on 2 February 2024. This year’s theme is “Wetlands and Human Wellbeing”, highlighting the vital connections between wetlands and our own health and prosperity. The relationship between wetlands and human well-being is undeniable. Wetlands, including marshes, swamps, bogs and floodplains are more than just picturesque landscapes. They […]

Training Farmers on Climate-Smart Agricultural Technologies at Mognori

Ghana Wildlife Society Trains Farmers on Climate-Smart Agricultural Technologies at Mognori

The Ghana Wildlife Society organized a workshop on Thursday, 15th June 2023 to train farmer groups in Mognori and adjoining communities in the Mole landscape on climate-smart agricultural technologies under the AfriEvolve Project. The AfriEvolve project funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation Development (BMZ) and Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) is a […]

Dead Sea Mammals and Fishes Ashore the Coast of Ghana

We also encourage the public to adhere to the calls by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture to desist from consuming or selling these dead animals and those who have already consumed the products to avail themselves for health monitoring.

Does the Atewa Forest Landscape need a Strategic Environmental Assessment?

Globally, Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is increasingly being recognized as a means by which sustainability goals can be reached. It focuses on policies, plans and programmes that promote integration of environmental, social, cultural, economic and climate change considerations into development strategies and sector reform. Following the intention of the Government of Ghana to set up […]

Wintering and Stopover Ecology of Wood Warblers in Ghana.

Sponsors Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) The last decade has seen declines of Palearctic migrant birds in Europe. The problems faced by migrant birds on their European breeding grounds are relatively well known however, these species leave their breeding grounds for over half of the year to head Sub-Saharan habitats in West Africa. […]

Save Vultures, Save our Garbage Collectors

Vultures play significant ecological and economic roles in our environment. They act as nature’s garbage collectors by cleaning up carcasses and other organic waste found in the environment. Vultures also lessen the number of other scavengers that gather around carcasses and serve as important disease reservoirs. Without them, we are likely to face outbreak of […]

That Plastic Could End Up In Your Food!!!

Today, the global community celebrates World Wildlife Day under the theme “Life below water: for people and planet”.The theme for this year’s celebration for the first time recognises the importance of marine biodiversity and the threats faced by the marine ecosystem. Over the years, several efforts have targeted saving and conservation of terrestrial species, however their aquatic counterparts have not received as much attention.