Send a letter to the President of Ghana
Please send a letter to the President of Ghana. Thousands of letters sent by concerned citizens across the world will make a great difference to President Akufo-Addo’s decision.
We have a letter already written here, in PDF format. You can just print it off, sign it and post it to:
His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
The President of the Republic of Ghana
c/o The Chief of Staff
Office of the President
Text of the letter
If you’d like to edit it to add your own text, here is our letter:
I am writing to ask you to please protect the Atewa Forest rather than let it be mined for bauxite. The world already has a lot of aluminium but there is nowhere else on earth that has the special and unique species that live in Atewa Forest. They will be lost forever to the world if the forest is mined.
I am also very concerned about the welfare of so many Ghanaians who depend on the ecosystem services that the forest provides, especially the millions who depend on the clean water that flows out of the Atewa hills. If you make the forest a National Park your commitment to a sustainable future for Ghana and your leadership in protecting its environment will be an example to the world.