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 […]

By Dr A.C.Visvalingam President, CIMOGG www.cimogg-srilanka.org [email protected] From the early 1970s, the highly-committed senior engineer Carlo Fernando lobbied sincerely, knowledgeably and forcefully to press the governments of the time to build one or two medium-sized coal-based power stations and not to go in for gas turbine or diesel engine-powered electricity generation. The thrust of his […]

Efforts to protect biodiversity are now focusing less on preserving pristine areas and more on finding room for wildlife on the margins of human development. As urban areas keep expanding, it is increasingly the only way to allow species to survive. By Richard Conniff • January 3, 2018 One morning not long ago, in the southern Indian state […]

IN a world-first initiative, tourists hoping to visit the paradise archipelago of Palau will only be permitted to enter the country if they agree to one condition first. PALAU, an archipelago made up of some 200 islands in the western Pacific Ocean, has introduced a “passport pledge” that visitors must sign before entering the country. […]

Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka, and South Africa have joined UN Environment’s CleanSeas campaign against marine litter and ocean pollution, announcing measures including new marine reserves, plastic bag bans, and drives to increase recycling By Jessica Davis, Dec 08, 2017 Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka, and South Africa have joined UN Environment’s CleanSeas campaign against marine litter […]

In 2018, we at BSL will have a huge focus on the private sector’s contribution towards the achievement of biodiversity-related SDGs as a nation. As such, we share this article, as a start to our knowledge-sharing initiatives this year. Enjoy the read… Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets Biodiversity is much more than a […]

In keeping with its much-loved tradition to make the Christmas season a special one, Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd and the World Trade Centre (WTC) dove into the festivities, but this year with the impactful message of being environmentally conscious and reducing waste. In a unique display of Christmas cheer, colourful, vibrant, upcycled Christmas trees […]

The adorable snap, which shows the cute rodent climbing up a yarrow flower in the Italian mountains, won the Creatures of the Land category during a photography competition aims to raise  awareness of conservation through comedy – and received more than 3,500 entries from 86 countries. Daily Mail     http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Comedy-Wildlife-Awards-142224.html