Tag Archives: Reforestation

It’s easy to be pessimistic about the state of the world’s forests. Yet all hope is not lost. There are remain good reasons for optimism when it comes to saving the world’s forests. On the occasion of World Environment Day 2016 (June 5), the United Nations’ “day” for raising awareness and encouraging action to protect […]

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June by engaging in the planting of Jak and Mango trees in the gardens of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL). Jak (Artocarpus heterophyllus) and Mango (Mangifera indica) are believed to be high Carbon Dioxide (CO2) absorbers, making them ideal for air purification, […]

The Bernard Social Service Programme of the Bernard Boteju Garment Factory in Kolonna distributed 800 mango plants as a part of the campaign initiated by Moratuwa University Post Graduate Students’ Re-forest Sri Lanka Association to plant 84,000 trees. More than 650 employees of the factory and the residents of the area received mango plants of […]