Community orchards, bat roosts and “blue corridors” should be part of new housing projects, according to a major wildlife charity. The Wildlife Trusts said plans to build 1.5 million new homes by 2022 must not be allowed to damage the environment. The charity says careful design and location could also lead to economic benefits for […]

New research project will investigate how technology, such as games like Pokemon Go, can be used to encourage and facilitate learning in the real world. (Photo: Shutterstock) Our five-year project will find out how apps and technology change children’s experiences and knowledge of the great outdoors. And we need your help! Picture the scene. A […]

Dr. Lalit Kishore Some portions of Sri Lanka work as rich bio-climatic zones for exotic orchid flowers with good species and genera including the well known vanilla plant. The flowers have peculiar structure and are often colorful and fragrant. In Kandy, a well-known tourist city which is a few hours drive from Colombo, both in […]

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) Jan 9 2018 Leading global logistics provider, Expolanka Freight (EFL) once again set a new industry benchmark obtaining of ISO 14064 certification for the second consecutive year in recognition of its outstanding efforts in recording, monitoring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its entire scope of operations. EFL’S ISO 14064 certification […]

By expanding sustainable business, we can preserve and sustainably use the Earth’s terrestrial species and ecosystems. Photo: UNDP Mexico Massimiliano Riva Policy Specialist, Innovative Finance, UNDP es:Especialista en Políticas, Financiación Innovadora, PNUD Kevin Jones Co-Founder and Convener, SOCAP and Co-Founder, Good Capital es:Cofundador y organizador SOCAP, y cofundador Good Capital Mariana Bellot BIOFIN Project Coordinator, […]

Evolution News | @DiscoveryCSC January 8, 2018, 1:02 AM Biomimetics was a hot trend in 2017, and shows no sign of cooling with the entrance of the new year. Here are some clever technologies that have caught our eye recently. Bats in Outer Space Can echolocating bats see inside planets and moons? Not directly, but […]

Jetwing Symphony Chairman Hiran Cooray rings the bell of the Colombo Stock Exchange on Friday to mark the opening of trading of the Company shares. Others from left are Jetwing Symphony Directors Yvette Fernando, Shiromal Cooray, CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike, Jetwing Symphony Directors Dr. Vijith Kannangara, Ruan Samarasinghe and Capital Alliance Partners Global Markets & […]

Over 60 professionals representing 20 organisations from within Sri Lanka’s hospitality industry rallied together to discuss potential mechanisms to avoid, minimise and eliminate the large-scale wastage of food that occurs in the country’s tourism and hospitality institutions, mainly hotels and restaurants. The professionals gathered at a learning event organised by Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL), titled […]

Staff Reporter TIRUPATI, December 28, 2017 00:00 IST Updated: December 28, 2017 04:52 IST Disconnect with nature a cause for concern, says official Keeping in view the steady increase of population in urban areas and changing patterns of city growth, the Andhra Pradesh State Biodiversity Board (APSBDB) will be embarking on a pilot project to […]