The Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) will soon obtain the much-needed permanent Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Units which they plan to set up in Colombo and Kandy to monitor poisonous gases like
The Wildlife Department has failed to submit the comprehensive report on the first national survey of Sri Lanka’s wild elephants which took place in August 2011.
Atomic Energy Authority officials, along with other stakeholders, collected samples in the deep sea upto four kilometres in the Beruwala area, to check whether they were contaminated due to the rad
Despite Sri Lanka being a biodiversity hotspot along with the Western Ghats in India, natural resources in the country were often misused by a few to gain a quick buck, causing a loss of millions o
The Korean Government has provided Rs. 600 million to tackle the much discussed garbage problem in the country.
Nearly 40,000 children in Sri Lanka are affected with cerebral palsy – a disorder that affects a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture.
Top sea turtle experts from around the globe have discovered that almost half (45 per cent) of the world’s threatened sea turtle populations are found in the northern Indian Ocean, the Internationa
Plans are afoot to provide low cost solar power kits and other renewable energy resources to nearly 50,000 families, who are unable to obtain electricity through the main grid, in the Ratnapura Dis
While ensuring protection of the environment and giving more teeth to protect the wetland resources, the Central Environment Authority will shortly launch a programme titled ‘Wetland Auditing Syste
Sri Lanka’s weather patterns are changing and this fact was made evident on January 13, this year when temperatures dropped dramatically country wide.
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