Thursday, June 24, 2021

Environment

BAMBOO FOREST BULLDOZED YET AGAIN

By Madiba Singhateh Another area of the Bamboo forest measuring 150m × 80m, has been bulldozed yet again by the same land dealer called Modou...

‘‘Warmer Weather Conditions Will Prevail Till November’’ Chief Forecast Officer at...

With Madiba Singhateh Climate change includes global warming driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases, and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns. Though there have been previous periods of climatic...

Climate Change; Change in Rainfall Pattern; Inundations

With Madiba Singhateh & Fatoumata Jallow Welcome to another Edition of the ‘Environment’, the Column that seeks to educate and inform the readership on issues...

Government Urged to Be More Transparent With the Extractive Industry

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) The extractive industry in The Gambia has been operating for decades, but experts and anti-corruption advocates believe it’s less transparent. In 2017,...

Addressing Floods: NDMA Regional Coordinator Calls for Engineering Study

By Kebba Mamburay Ms. Binta Sey-Jadama, the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) Regional Coordinator, has emphasized the need for stakeholders to come together and conduct...

Legislators critical of the Petroleum Commission Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray The members of the joint committee on PEC and Environment, on Monday 19th October 2020, have raised critical issues on the...

DARANKA Alkalo Warns Against Street Sand Mining

By:- Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang Robert Mendy, the Alkalo of Lamin-Daranka has issued a stern warning that any person, group, organization or company found mining sand...

Future Proof Banjul Plants 5000 Mangroves

By Ndey Sowe ‘Future Proof Banjul’ has recently embarked on the planting of 5000 Mangroves along the Radio Syd beach side in a bid to...

Climate Change, Rising Sea Levels, Mooring Of Trawlers Within Wetlands

With Madiba Singhateh PROTECT OUR WETLANDS AT ALL COST WE OWE IT TO THE FUTURE GENERATION Rising sea levels posed by the threats and impacts of climate...

Youth Association Embarks On Tree Planting Exercise To Replace Forest Cover

By Lamin Fatty The ‘‘Kutejonbulu’’ Youth association of Jah Kunda village in Wulli West, has embarked on massive tree planting exercise to recover the forest...

Petroleum Minister Says Solar Energy Solution to Affordable, Clean Energy

By Nelson Manneh The Minister of Energy and Petroleum Fafa Sanyang, said Solar energy is the solution to affordable and clean energy. Minister Sanyang made these...

City Link Ostend-Banjul Project to Plant 5000 Trees along the Banjul...

By Ndey Sowe City Link Ostend- Banjul in partnership with Banjul City Council on Wednesday 26th August 2020 launched a 5000 coconut tree planting initiative...

Prolific Environmentalist, Ousainu-Gambia, Wins 2020 Youth Excellence Award

By Momodou Jarju Gambian environmentalist, Ousainu Colley, alias Ousainu-Gambia, has been named winner of The Stone Circle’s Youth Excellence Award (YEA) 2020. Colley is described by...

Human Activity Threatens Tanbi Wetland’s Ecosystem

With Madiba Singhateh Welcome to another edition of the Environment, the Column that sensitizes on the protection of the natural environment by individuals, organizations and...

Brikama Fish Vendors Call on Government to provide them with Water

By Isatou Kanyi Vendors at the Brikama Fish Market have called on Gambia Government to provide them with a water tank. Brikama market is one of...

Environment Ministry Working on Project to Safe Fort Bullen from Erosion

By: Kebba AF Touray Environment Minister Lamin Dibba said Wednesday his Ministry was working on a project aimed at protecting Fort Bullen which was threatened...

Banjul North NAM Tours ‘Tobacco’ Road Wetland

By Nelson Manneh The National Assembly Member for Banjul North Constituency Ousman Sillah, on Saturday 20th June 2020 toured the Tobaco Road wetland. The purpose...

‘Our Livelihoods Depend on How we Protect Biodiversity’ Nuha Jammeh

By: Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang Senior Conservation and Wildlife Officer has said that The Gambia's biological resources are vital to the populations’ economic and social development...

‘WAPFF Is Not A Fishmeal Factory’ Dr. Antoni De Siano

By Hatab Nyang     The West Africa Peche Fish Factory (WAPFF) located adjacent to the Kombo Coastal Highway in Batokunku in the Kombo South District of...

Bird Sanctuaries threatened by Loggers and Developers

With Madiba Singhateh In this edition also set side to talk about actions that affect bird’s life in the world. Every year thousands of birds are...