two day environmental camp

A two day environment camp was held at H/Wakadwala Janapada school on the 26th and 27th of June .The camp was conducted by the Center for Environment and Nature Studies ,Sri Lanka in order to educate student the value of protecting the nature for future generation, One who goes against the environment will be punished by the environment . More […]

පරිසරය රකින දේශපාලන දර්ශනයක් අවශ්‍යයි

2011 – 2030 ජාතික භෞතික සැලැස්මේ දී ලංකාවේ; ආර්ථික මධ්‍යස්ථානයක්, ගුවන් මධ්‍යස්ථානයක්, නාවික මධ්‍යස්ථානයක්, බලශක්ති මධ්‍යස්ථානයක් සහ අධ්‍යාපන මධ්‍යස්ථානයක් බවට පත්කිරිම සඳහා මේ වන විට සැලසුම් කොට ඇත. මෙය අද ඊයේ බිහිවූවක් නොව 1992 වසරේ ‘‘යළි පුබුදමු ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා’’ යන මැයෙන් ක‍්‍රියාත්මක වූ වැඩසටහනේ ම දිගුවකි. ‘‘2011 – 2030 ජාතික භෞතික සැලැස්ම’’ යනුවෙන් නම් කොට ඇති මෙය, නම පමණක් වෙනස් […]

Eco encroachment of Yala National Park

By Sandun Jayawardana- The Nation The Center for Environmental and Nature Studies (CENS) alleges that illegal constructions and other illegal activities were taking place within the boundaries of Yala National Park and its buffer zone. Authorities though, are adamant that no illegal constructions exist inside the park. The matter though, has now been referred to the President, with court action […]

Panama ,Ulpassa and egodayaya land grab in east in Sri Lanka

Air force and navy carders have been catch 1220 acres including with forest patchas Ulpassa and Egodayaya in panma. On 17-07-2010, an armed group with their faces covered in dark cloth had come in the middle of the night and attacked a group of villagers and had destroyed some temporary houses by setting them on fire. Following that, the Police […]

Doling Out State Land To MNCs!

Rajapaksa Regime Involved In Sri Lanka’s Largest Land Grab By Dinuk Samarasinghe -Sunday leader Water is being unlawfully pumped from the Manik Ganga (Gem River) by Dole farm. Photo Credit- NAFSO In what might be Sri Lanka’s largest land grabbing scandal, local partners of the Dole Company, the world’s largest producer and marketer of fresh fruits and vegetables, is said […]

Port city project does not stop yet

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and President Maytreepala Sirisena had previously vowed to take steps to halt the constructions of the Colombo Port City project that causes a massive environmental damage to the coastal areas of the country as well as posing a threat to the national security, But they have forgotten promise after assuming there political target .

Theberton Mini Hydro Power Plant Destroy Laxapan water fall

I am writing to express my opposition and concerns about the proposed Theberton Mini Hydro Power Plant (Sapthakaanya Mini Hydro Company) for the Maskelyia River, directly above the Laksapana Waterfall. This development is one of many existing and proposed hydropower projects that are destroying the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary and ultimately, the Kelani River. I am an environmental specialist from Australia, […]