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Wild Life

Lanka’s cultural sperm whale

Social Learning and Cooperation Go Deep

July 22, 2022 11 min read

Bear Necessities

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

March 24, 2022 9 min read

Dolphin Detail

In deep with Lanka’s Bottlenose buddies.

December 24, 2021 7 min read

Civet Close Encounters

Midnight Rambler: Sympathy for the Devil in Your Garden

October 29, 2021 8 min read
Sri Lanka to pay Rs 1 mn for deaths, permanent disability from protected wild life

Wildlife on Sri Lanka’s protected animals list are elephants, leopards, bears, wild buffalo and crocodile.

First Degree Mantaslaughter

Does Sri Lanka Now Lead the World in Exterminating Ocean Rays?

Fence villages; keep forests open: MP calls for policy shift in Sri Lanka's human-elephant conflict

Dr Prithiviraj Fernando's proposal would be “far more sensible”, Prof Vitharana said.

Imesh Ranasinghe
July 20, 2021 2 min read

Song Sung Blue*

Why Are Creation’s Biggest Animals Crooning Flatter Year by Year? Blue Whale Mating Call Mystery.

Mark Hager
May 21, 2021 8 min read

Elephant Facebook: How Sri Lanka is bridging conservation and ecotourism

A project to identify and name individual elephants augments scientific understanding of elephant lives while also pavin...

Mark Hager
February 20, 2021 7 min read

Spot Spotting: Taking the lead on Sri Lankan leopard learning

Early morning, late September, dense high-tree jungle, Willpattu National Park. We’re here in search of the Sri Lan...

Mark Hager
February 13, 2021 9 min read

The Killing Machines - Poaching and Its Devastating Impact on Sri Lanka’s Wildlife

There is a certain pride and poise to the old poacher as he poses with his homemade gun assembled from a steering rod of...

Ravi Corea, Manoj Waduge & Chandima Fernando
August 29, 2020 12 min read

President orders a solution for the Human-Elephant conflict be found in two-years

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has asked officials to find a solution to the perennial Human-Elephant conflict in two year...

August 28, 2020 2 min read

Environmentalists protest against road construction in Sinharaja Forest

The Centre for Environment and Nature Studies (CENS) in Sri Lanka, is protesting against the construction of a road in t...

August 17, 2020 2 min read

Rescued black leopard dies; wildlife officials yet to determine cause of death

The rare dark-furred leopard that was rescued by wildlife officials from a hunters’ snare earlier this week died this ...

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka: a danger zone for sharks and rays

An internationally renowned Marine Conservationist is warning that a species of shark found in Sri Lankan waters has dis...

Tania Madies
February 2, 2020 3 min read
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