Environment & Wildlife

Environment & Wildlife

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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 the present day leopards…

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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 (AWOs) and animal lovers…

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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), activists and animal lovers…

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The Dangers Of Lightning And How To Stay Safe

The cyclone may have passed, and the flood water may have receded, but monsoon is still upon us. Lightning streaked skies will not be…

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Sri Lanka’s Most Dangerous Snakes

Sri Lanka is home to a number of interesting species of snakes, and while this may bode well for reptile lovers and wildlife enthusiasts,…

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Sampur Coal Power Plant: Pollution Is Just The Tip of the Iceberg

Sri Lanka on the international platform pledged the nation’s support to end an era of fossil fuel. The situation on ground zero, however, remains…

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Sri Lanka And Sustainability: Common Misconceptions

This article was first published in the April 2016 edition of Echelon magazine. Last September, Sri Lanka pledged support towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals…

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Poll: How Do You Feel About Animals In Captivity?

Although it has always been a principle concern for animal rights activists, in recent times, even the local media has been paying close attention…

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Video: Sri Lanka – The next hub for wildlife tourism?

It’s no secret that Sri Lanka offers some great opportunities to check out wildlife ‒ is it safe to say that our island could…

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This Sri Lankan Group Aims To Plant 84,000 Trees By Wesak ‒ Here’s Why

If you wanted to do something that would benefit future generations to come, help save planet Earth and combat global warming at the same…

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Thalagoya vs Kabaragoya

Ever wondered what makes a Thalagoya different from a Kabaragoya?

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Saving Sri Lanka’s Marine Turtles

If you caught the previous article and video we ran about sea turtles, you already know that there are seven species of sea turtles…

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The Plight Of Our Animals in Captivity

Picture this: a leopard in the wild. It doesn’t matter if it is bringing down a150 pound buck, having a game of rough-and-tumble with…

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A Safari Park In The South

The Ridiyagama Safari Park is a project by the Department of National Zoological Gardens, opened to the public on March 28 this year. The…

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Video: Why We Should Safeguard Sri Lanka’s Sea Turtle Visitors

Five out of the seven marine turtle species in the world visit the shores of Sri Lanka, and all of them face potential threats…