Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Ceylon Chamber issues desk calendar with a focus on biodiversity The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the country’s premier business chamber, has issued a calendar for the year 2016, with a focus on Sri Lanka’s valuable biodiversity heritage. The calendar consists of attractive pictures of Sri Lankan fauna such as the sambar and the Sri Lankan leopard, the […]

WNPS lecture: ‘Colombo wetlands under threat’ The November Lecture of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society on ‘Colombo wetlands under threat — What can be done to improve the present status’ by Prof. Devaka K. Weerakoon will be on Thursday, November 19 at 6 p.m. at the Meteorology Department auditorium, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7. Prof. […]

  It has been a year since the coming into force of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization at the twelfth Conference of Parties (COP 12) to the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.  We therefore felt […]

Understanding inclusive and holistic DEVELOPMENT The undeniable role of local authorities and the civil society organisations in policy formation and development Sadly the Centre hangs on to power and the money is also kept within the Central Government and its affiliated bodies. The LAS which provided a yeoman service to the public has really lost […]