The Public Health Department of the Colombo Municipal Council (PHD- CMC) yesterday said the city had recorded a 17 per cent increase in the number of dengue cases, as opposed to the reduction repor

A new climate change mitigation project to promote sustainable biomass energy production and modern bio-energy technologies in Sri Lanka commenced with an inception workshop on September 17, 2013.

Scientists have published a detailed map of regions of the world that are most likely to be affected by climate change – with southern and southeastern Asia among the most vulnerable areas.

Environmentalists yesterday expressed regret over the country’s failure to address its concerns over the controversial Sethusamudram Project.

Sri Lankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, staying true to its Green Vision, ""To be a Planet Friendly Airline accomplishing sustainable and advantageous business development," has ini

Leptospirosis, better known as rat fever, continues to trouble the health authorities.

The Coalition of Environmental groups yesterday condemned a recent amnesty announced by Wildlife Resources and Conservation Management Minister Wijithamuni de Zoysa to facilitate the registration o

The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) in partnership with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is supporting a water-scarce community in KillinochchiDistrict to access potable wate

The Toxicology and National Poison Information Centre (TNPIC), of the National Hospital, yesterday warned that harmful chemicals were being released to the environment and ground water through untr

Sri Lanka has obtained a state of the art tunnel boring machine for the construction of the Uma Oya project, Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva says,