The Kelani River Is Badly Polluted ‒ But There May Be Hope

Fact: The Kelani River is the most polluted river in the country. To say that the Kelani River is the…

Seven Of Sri Lanka’s Most Fascinating Creepy Crawlies

For every elephant, leopard, and sloth bear photographed in Sri Lanka, a thousand other, smaller animals crawl by unnoticed, but…

Hatcheries And The Turtle Conservation Effort

Of the seven species of sea turtle that grace the world’s oceans, five of them – the Loggerhead Turtle, Leatherback…

The Otters Of Sri Lanka

Yes, you read that right. Often disregarded or dismissed as the ever present mongoose, otters have been an important part…

Deforestation In Sri Lanka: The Facts

Sri Lanka’s deforestation rates have accelerated over the years – it’s time we took notice.

Mini Hydro Plants ‒ Sustainable Energy Or Threat To The Environment?

The world seems to have enthusiastically embraced the idea of renewable energy sources that minimise or negate the emission of…

Deforestation And Illegal Construction: A Threat To Sri Lanka’s Natural Environment

Deforestation and illegal construction in protected areas tend to grab the mainstream media’s attention whenever a popular politician or a…

The Dehiwala Zoo Controversy: To Shut Down or Not?

Will the (in)famous Dehiwala Zoo that just completed 80 years running soon be shut down? While pressure is mounting on…

Sri Lanka’s Dugongs Need Protection

Among the wide range of marine mammals that inhabit our waters, is the critically endangered dugong, also known as the…

Wildlife Poaching In Sri Lanka: It Is As Ugly As It Sounds

Earlier this month, the Police arrested six men after photographs of them posing with shotguns and the carcasses of several…

Sri Lanka’s Extinct Big Cats

Although relatively unknown, there is a very great possibility that our land was once home to big cats aside from…

Sri Lanka’s Stray Dog Situation ‒ How Should It Be Dealt With?

The Government recently announced its decision to create a new policy regarding Sri Lanka’s stray dogs, and Animal Welfare Organisations…

Everything You Need To Know About Sri Lanka’s Stray Dog Situation

Before the floods occurred, the Government’s spotlight had been trained on the country’s street pooches, and animal welfare organisations (AWOs),…