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Environment

Spotlight on Sri Lanka 4000-year old hunter gatherers

Samanti Kulatilake Associate Professor of Biological Anthropology at Mount Royal University, Canada to speak

September 29, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's NDCU, says dengue controls resumed after fuel received; unions rejects

The week ended on September 15 saw 1027 suspected dengue cases reported in 23 districts

September 17, 2022 2 min read

One dead, 2 injured in Sri Lanka's heavy rains; over 200 evacuated -DMC

DMC has repeatedly warned about landslides due to heavy rains

September 7, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka warned of floods, rough seas if heavy rains continue

The general public has been advised to be vigilant.

September 5, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka NBRO issues landslide evacuation alert amid high rainfall, flood risks

Sri Lanka sees sudden heavy rains after low-level atmospheric disturbance in vicinity

Sri Lanka DMC warns of floods, landslides after heavy rains

Sri Lanka sees heavy rains after low-level atmospheric disturbance in vicinity

Sri Lanka NBRO issues landslide warning amid heavy rainfall expectation

Heavy rainfall exceeding 75-100 mm can be expected in Sabaragamu, Western, Uva and North Western Provinces

August 27, 2022 1 min read

Rough weather in Sri Lanka claims three lives

Kodippili said water levels of several rivers are rising due to the continuous rain.

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 2, 2022 2 min read

Showers, strong winds, rough seas forecast for Sri Lanka as monsoon begins

The Met Dept issued a red warning on Monday August 01 for strong winds and rough seas in several areas.

Mahadiya Hamza
August 1, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka renewable businesses form association

The FRED will engage in promotional activities on sustainable technology as well as policy and technical guidance

July 26, 2022 2 min read

Lanka’s cultural sperm whale

Social Learning and Cooperation Go Deep

Mark Hager
July 22, 2022 11 min read

Strong winds, rough seas: Sri Lanka Met Department issues red alerts

The department has warned against fishing and naval activities in these sea areas within the next 24 hours.

Chanka Jayasinghe
July 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka floods kill one, hundreds homeless

People evacuated to relief centres

June 2, 2022 3 min read

Torrential downpour in Sri Lanka adds to people's woes; floods, landslides likely

Media reports showed long queues still in Badulla, Polonnaruwa, Nuwara Eliya and Hatan areas.

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 31, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka warned of lashing rains and strong winds

People living in hilly areas and using those advised to be vigilant

May 30, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka plastic recycler gets funding from USA

The company wants to double its already existing 480 waste plastic collection centres.

May 26, 2022 2 min read
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Over 600 families in Sri Lanka affected by rough weather; flood, landslide warnings issued

Some 82 properties have been partially damaged due to floods.

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 15, 2022 1 min read

Flood, landslide warnings issued to several parts of Sri Lanka

Kodippili asked that residents in these areas, especially around the Kalu Ganga (river), be extremely vigilant.

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 14, 2022 2 min read

Bear Necessities

Lanka’s Deadliest Mammal: No Apex Predator but misbranded for sloth.

Mark Hager
March 24, 2022 9 min read

Simon Mundy to address Sri Lanka audience on climate, innovation, business

On climate change impacts, and possible solutions,

March 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's fisherfolk warned of rough seas from Bay of Bengal disturbance

"There can be very heavy showers or thundershowers, strong winds gusting up to 60 kilometres per hour."

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 1, 2022 1 min read

Australia to help Sri Lanka develop maritime disaster preparedness mechanism

Meanwhile, an Australian law firm named Spark Helmore is advising the government on environmental damage claims.

February 19, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to complete MV X-Press Pearl tanker debris clearance in four months

"Overseas laboratories have been directed to analyse the biological samples of oceanic life and other samples."

Dulya de Silva
February 2, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to relocate 42 families affected by floods

According to the statement, 1,558 families have been resettled under the programme so far.

Mahadiya Hamza
January 12, 2022 1 min read

Dolphin Detail

In deep with Lanka’s Bottlenose buddies.

Mark Hager
December 24, 2021 7 min read

Sri Lanka president calls for global initiative to curb deforestation, fossil fuel use

Opposition parties have claimed that Sri Lanka has seen alarming levels of deforestation in recent months.

Mahadiya Hamza
December 9, 2021 2 min read
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