Farmers in Hambantota conducted a vehicle parade today as a mark of protest.

The farmers were seen travelling on motorcycles and various vehicles from Sooriyawewa to Hambantota via Amabalantota. A group of farmers in Walsapugala, Sooriyawewa are currently engaged in a Satyagraha campaign for the 53rd consecutive day. They are engaged in the protest demanding the Proposed Wild Elephant Management Reserve in Hambantota to be included in the Government gazette and for it […]

අලි කළමණා කරන රක්ෂිතය හමිබන්තොට

වසර දොළහකට පමණ පෙර හම්බන්තොට ජනගහනය අඩු කලාපයක් වූ අතර එහි වැඩි භූමි ප්රමාණයක් සතුන්ගේ වාසස්ථාන බවට පත්ව තිබීනි. නමුත් ජාතික භෙෘකික සැළසුමට අනුව හමිබන්තොට මහ නගරය සංවර්ධනය කිරීම නිසා අලි ඇතුන් විසින් භාවිතා කල වනාන්තර විනාශ වී ගොස් ඇති අතර අද වන විට ඔහුන් වෙනුවෙන් වෙන් කර ඇති අක්කර 20000 ක භූමි ප්රමාණයත් සංවර්ධන කටයුතු සඳහා එළි පෙහෙලි කර […]

Now, new road to hotel poses danger to ecologically sensitive Roomassala

By Ifam Nizam (The Island News papaer) A 20-foot road is to be built shortly in a very environmentally sensitive location leading to a hotel which is also under construction, despite objections by officials, Environmental Scientist at the Centre for Environment Nature Studies (CENS), Dr Ravindra Kariywasam told The Island yesterday. Wildlife officials had objected to both the hotel and […]

Now, new road to hotel poses danger to ecologically sensitive Roomassala

By Ifham Nizam A 20-foot road is to be built shortly in a very environmentally sensitive location leading to a hotel which is also under construction, despite objections by officials, Environmental Scientist at the Centre for Environment Nature Studies (CENS), Dr Ravindra Kariywasam told The Island yesterday. Wildlife officials had objected to both the hotel and the road, but their […]

Pico Hydros make great damges

By Raveendra Kariyawasam A belief that ‘small’ hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental impact is driving a growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydropower systems that can generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower may appear to be the cleanest and most versatile of renewable energy […]

මහා සංවර්ධනය හමුවෙි කුඩා ගොවියාගේ ඉරණම -NPP=2

ජාතික භෙෘතික සැළැසිමට අනුව වාණිජ බොග වගාවන් සදහා ඉඩමි නිදහස් කරගැනීම වෙිනුවෙින් මෙි වන විට රජය අවශ්ය මංකොල්ල කාරී ඉඩමි ප්රතිපත්තිය ක්රියාත්කරමින් සිටි . ලංකවෙි වී ගොවිතැන පඩු ලබන ගොවිතැනක් යැයි 1994 වසරේදී ලොක බැංකුව විසින් රජයට පෙන්වා දී තිබෙින අතර කුඩා ගොවියන් සිය ගොවිතැනින් ඉවත් කිරීමත් ඒ වෙිනුවට මහාපරිමාණ ගොවිතැන් ඇති කර ගොවියන් කමිකරුවන් බවට පත්කෙරෙන මෙම සැළසුමට අවශ්ය […]

Threatened biodiversity hotspot on the road to destruction

By Kamanthi wikaramasinghe Neluwa-Lankagama-Deniyaya Road construction via World Heritage Site nears completion sans EIA Environmentalists observe lack of consultation from technical experts SL Army says construction work done under the supervision of RDA Subject minister says EIA will be ready in three weeks The Neluwa-Lankagama-Deniyaya Road that is being built via the Sinharaja Forest Reserve – a UNESCO World Heritage […]

CENS and Green community of pollonaruwa were held a protest

CENS and Green community of pollonaruwa were held a protest in pollonnaruwa city against construction of Yakkure roada 02.12.2020. Villages and Environmentalist requested not to build any road trough forest. The Yakkaure is an environment sensitive area. But government just try to construct a road for improve tourism. This plan will destroy the bio diversity and animal a habitats of […]