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Keep a Sapling like a Girl - Says President

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“keep and protect a sapling which is planted by you, like a way you keep and protect a little girl with love and compassion from her birth to young age. That was why we started the reforestation project –Vana Roopa(planting program) on the International Day of girl Child(October 11)” ,Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena revealed while addressing the opening ceremony of Sri Lanka Next program as a chief guest on 16th of October 2017 at BMICH, Colombo. President Sirisena has been considered as one among the very few environmental friendly politicians in Sri Lanka.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 October 2017 17:50

Heavy Rain Continues in Sri Lanka

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According to met department a heavy rainfall of 75mm was received within the pasts 24 hours.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017 19:40

Dark Side of Norocholai Skin Disease

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“Sustainable Development”, this term has been becoming more and more popular among global community since 1992 Rio summit. To reach the target of sustainable development, environmental conservation is more important to be implemented. To conserve the environment, there should be more environmental friendly policy plans. Industrial aspect of the world is developing continuously and to cope with increasing energy need, production of energy is increased. Traditionally, the energy need of the world was fulfilled by burning hydrocarbons as fuels.With the time many environmental problems like global warming, acid rains and etc., arisen.And researchers found that main reason for such eco hazards was a burning of hydrocarbons, including coal, liquid fuel species and etc. Then world has been moving towards sustainable energy sources to fulfill energy amid those sources solar energy, wind power, hydro power plants can be considered as the prominent. The concept of coal power plants is gradually fading away from the global stage, because of its disastrous nature towards environment.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017 19:13

Denduru Oya and Good Governance-Both at Risk

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Environmental issues have been becoming main concern of global policy makers while many global conventions have been signed and ratified by majority of world community. However, if we want to protect the environment globally, individual countries should try to implement and enforce the environmental laws in a proper manner.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 September 2017 20:14


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“Oceans and Ocean based Economy”, these topics have been becoming increasingly important topics of international community due to the higher economic significance of ocean and its resources. Within these circumstances, The Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies(BCIS), organized a seminar on “Blue Economy” on 31st of August 2017 at BCIS auditorium.According to BCIS, this was the first seminar related with that subject, was held in Sri Lanka. This seminar highlighted the potential of blue economy and strategic perspectives in Sri Lanka.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 08:42
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