Category Archives: Upcoming Events

National Geographic team at Dilmah Conservation’s lecture on lichens Lichens: the coolest thing you never heard of’, a lecture presided by eminent Sri Lankan lichenologist, Dr. Gothamie Weerakoon, and world renowned lichen specialist Dr Pat Wolseley, scientific advisor to the Natural History Museum London, will concentrate on a scientific dissemination of their insights on the […]

Biodiversity Sri Lanka will commemorate the International Day of Biological Diversity which falls on 22nd May each year, with an evening session on the UN designated theme for 2017: ‘BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM’. This session will feature four relevant and illustrative case studies from Sri Lanka and the Asia region presented by Ms Maeve Nightingale […]

By 2050, if current consumption and production patterns remain the same and with a rising population expected to reach 9.6 billion, we will need three planets to sustain our ways of living and consumption. As usual, the World Environment Day will be a busy day for our Platform as we get together with our Members […]

Phase I of this project “estimating the Sloth Bear population densities in Wilpattu National Park” has revealed a number of interesting facts and findings in terms of knowledge that widens our understanding of this highly vulnerable animal species. In order to share this knowledge with the wider community and in order to demonstrate replicability to the […]