The World Health Organization on Monday certified Sri Lanka as a malaria-free nation, in what it called a "truly remarkable" achievement.

Sri Lanka and the World Bank today signed three loan agreements amounting to US$ 187 million for three projects to advance disaster recovery efforts, to protect Sri Lanka's eco systems and for grow

Twenty-four countries will participate in a large scale tsunami simulation exercise organized under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO on 7 and 8 September.

Aug 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) under the direction of Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen will be enforcing plastic mineral water bottling standards s

The economic value placed on the ecosystem services provided by mangroves is estimated to be US $194,000 (£148,000) per hectare

The major mosquito vectors of human diseases have co-evolved with humans over a long period of time. However, the rapid growth in human population and the associated expansion in agricultural activity and greater urbanisation have created ecological changes that have had a marked impact on biology of mosquito vectors.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Floods in Sri Lanka which have forced more than 350,000 people from their homes have left some families with nothing, the Red Cross said on Wednesday as it lau

At the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) taking place in Nairobi this week, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was among a group of agencies launching a new tool and report that

Sri Lanka Army troops engaged recovery operations at the landslide site in Aranayake in Kegalle district recovered seven more bodies bringing the death toll from the flash floods and landslides to

109 people are still listed as missing, according to the Disaster Management Centre

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