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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.

Monitoring of Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles Offshore and Inshore of Ghanaian Waters

Ghana Wildlife Society in collaboration with its partners conducts first ever shipboard-monitoring on marine mammals and sea turtles in Ghanaian waters (inshore and offshore) BACKGROUND There is increasing awareness of the integral importance of marine mammals to healthy marine ecosystems, and of growing threats that a variety of human activities pose to these animals and […]

Our Whales and Dolphins in Danger!

The Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) and allies acknowledge the encouraging strides that the Government of Ghana has made over the years to promote conservation of marine biodiversity and sustainable coastal management by formulating policies and enacting supporting legislation. Efforts by the Government to address over-fishing and illegal fishing, and its commitments to prevent marine pollution […]

Strengthening Law Enforcement at the Atewa Range Forest Reserve.

As GWS donates Equipment worth $12,000 to the Forestry Commission to Augment Law Enforcement in the Atewa Range Forest Reserve. Ghana Wildlife Society on the 21st of March 2018, donated assorted equipment worth $12,000 to the Forestry Commission of Ghana to boost the government’s efforts in fighting forest and wildlife crimes in the Atewa Range […]

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.