77 percent of the world’s cities will experience a ’’striking change’’ in climate conditions, while 22 percent will experience ’’novel’’ conditions -- ie something that has never before been encountered...
Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable...
President Maithripala Sirsena requests the public to clad in white attire and plant a sapling today (15) at 11.17 am facing east to observe 'Thun Pokuru Yoga', an auspicious time which falls on today.
Certain people who speak of Wilpattu forest destruction don’t pay any attention to the Lower Malwattu Oya project which destroyed 19,000 acres, said Ven. Wekandawala Rahula Thera of Center for Environment and Nature Studies.
Five Slovakian individuals at an attempt of biopirating specimens of insects, tissue samples from plants and animals, that are being designated extincting, from Sinharaja forest were arrested by the local wildlife authorities at the premises. The Dep..
The Devon falls won by many tourists' hearts may not be as appealing as it used to be amid a troubling information received to which its Devon Canal has been exposed into waste matter released by a nearby farm.
An elephant with tusks of an age around 08 years has been killed by gunshot at the Udawalawa reservoir of Udawalawa National Park near the Thanamalwila Udawalawa Road early today (01). The postmortem for the dead elephant has been carried out by Vete..
Information received from the Department of Wildlife Conservation according to the Information Act revealed that half of the Turtle Conservation Centres around several places of the country including the Southern are maintained of illegal base. Accor..
Improper operations of an electronic waste (e-waste) management factory (Ceylon Waste Management Pvt Ltd) located at Godaparagahahena, Kiriwattuduwa, Homagama is currently damaging the environment while creating severe health issues to the residents...
The Land and Agricultural Reforms Movement alleges attempts by Indian plant seed companies which held a conference in Colombo to bring in plant seeds to Sri Lanka without seed quarantine approval. This will pose a grave threat of disease outbreaks to..
A flurry of meetings should help curb greenhouse-gas emissions. But the global agreement is still essential
IN MAY France’s environment ministry moved to an 18th-century mansion close to the National Assembly and Elysée Palace. The relocation—a..
By Julia Proctor
A recent paper authored by Dr. Ronald Geyer from the University of California Santa Barbara, has exposed that in the last 65 years humans have produced 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic in total. This figure is found to be equal to that..