Sri Lanka's Central Environmental Authority (CEA) today temporarily revoked a suspension order it imposed on the Environmental Protection License (EPL) of the Coca-Cola beverage factory in Biyagama

The Asian Development Bank will soon provide debt finance for Sri Lanka’s wind energy program.

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) estimates that disasters forced more than 19.3 million people in 100 countries to flee their homes in 2014.

Reforming fossil fuel subsidies could free up enough funds to finance universal access to water, sanitation, and electricity in many countries, as well as helping to cut global greenhouse-gas emissions.

Sri Lanka plans to store and use a billion cubic meters of rainwater per year, which would otherwise drain into the sea, in an ambitious effort to boost irrigation and power production.

After several tsunami events with disastrous consequences around the world, coastal countries have realized the need to be prepared to minimize human mortality and damage to coastal infrastructures, livelihoods and resources. The international scientific community is striving to develop and validate methodologies for tsunami hazard and vulnerability and risk assessments. The vulnerability of coastal communities is usually assessed through the definition of sets of indicators based on previous literature and/or post-tsunami reports, as well as on the available data for the study site.

India ranks a lowly 143rd on a global peace index, lagging way behind the likes of Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with Iceland emerging as the most peaceful nation in the world.

A recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Health has found that Tuberculosis (TB) is fast spreading among prison inmates and estate workers.

The Colombo District reports the largest number of dengue cases this year and the situation is similar to the past few years, Epidemiology Unit sources said.

Local agrochemical company will be prohibited from importing herbicide glyphosate with effect from June 11.

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