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Strong force winds havoc Sri Lanka

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Strong winds exceeding 80kmph with heavy rain hit Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central province. Matara district worst damage and effected due to heavy strong winds.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 November 2017 02:34

Mini Hydro Power Plants? Mafia or not?

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Hydro Power is considered as a really good source of renewable energy. In here Sri Lanka, hydropower generation has some long history which has been spreading throughout few decades. Many major hydro power projects were successfully concluded in here and output of those power plants still contributing to the national electricity supply of a country in a considerable percentage. But with a time, the suitable geographical locations to establish state owned mega hydro power plants became limited and governments had to direct their attentions towards alternative ways. More disastrous alternatives came to the stage within these circumstances. Among them, coal power plants, allowing to run private owned diesel power plants are the major examples in this context. Meanwhile few cunning private companies took an advantage in this gloomy condition from suggesting to establish mini hydro power plants in Sri Lanka.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 01:48

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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