2018-03-28 06:09:07 In a bid to find a sustainable solution to the recurring droughts, the next few months would witness the first onset of artificial rain in selected areas of the country as a pilot project, Power and Energy Ministry Secretary Suren Batagoda said. He told Daily Mirror the Ministry had decided to introduce ‘Artificial […]

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00 Celebrating its 15th year as Sri Lanka’s leading sustainable waste management solutions provider, INSEE Ecocycle opened its new waste analysis laboratory at the INSEE Ecocycle Pre-processing facility in Katunayake on 23 March. This will be an extension to the existing analytical laboratory (ISO 17025 accredited) testing facility at the Puttalam […]

2018-03-24 00:38:39 This week, the world marked the International Day of Forests with the theme being “Forests and Sustainable Cities.” The United Nations in a statement said global celebration of forests provided a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of woodlands and trees, and celebrate the ways in which they sustain […]

2018-03-22 00:48:47 By Z. Dean Life on earth is impossible without trees. Besides proving shelter for wildlife and livelihoods for humans, it has a great impact on our survival. The ecosystem services provided by forests are critical to human welfare, as they provide sustainable livelihoods for people in many ways starting from the air we […]

Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 01:00 World Water Day 2018 is celebrated today under the theme ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. The new USAID Mission Director for Sri Lanka, Reed J. Aeschliman talks to the Daily News on the need for water preservation […]

2018-03-20 00:19:18 A news item in the Daily Mirror of March 15, 2018, titled ‘Private Co. grabs Muturajawela land for housing scheme’, has caused alarm to environmentalists who feel that the rich biodiversity of this wetland would result in irreparable and extensive damage to the fauna and flora especially the migrant bird life. The Muturajawela […]