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African Tusks Destroyed in Galle Face Green

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Picture by Nilusha Rusiru

Sri Lanka became the first’s country in Asia Pacific to destroy 400 million worth tons of Ivory today. Ivory came from a single shipment of 359 tusks, weighing 1.5 tons, which was seized by customs authorities at the Port of Colombo in May 2012. The shipment was in transit from Kenya to Dubai. DNA testing later showed that the tusks came from Tanzania.


Last Updated on Friday, 29 January 2016 07:37

Effect of Human Created Technology

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The human species' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistoric discovery of how to control fire and the later Neolithic Revolution increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans to travel in and control their environment. Developments in historic times, including the printing press, the telephone, and the Internet, have lessened physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale. The steady progress of military technology has brought weapons of ever-increasing destructive power, from clubs to nuclear weapons.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 April 2016 16:54

People who loved the sea

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Mr.Lakshaman Muthukuda and Mr.Sumedha Liyanage

With only about one-sixth of the original coral cover left, most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next 20 years, primarily due to the loss of grazers in the region, according to the latest report by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Last Updated on Monday, 12 October 2015 04:32

Heavy Rain continues, more people affected

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According to reports Over 300,000 people have been affected due to heavy rain which continued in many parts of the country during the past few days.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015 10:37

Diesel is Flowing Down the Kelani River & Coca Cola is to Blame

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We first heard of Coca Cola contaminating our water over a week ago. Eventually, the Central Environmental Authority confirmed that diesel has been mixed to the water of the picturesque Kelani river which is the main source of drinking water for Colombo and the Environmental Protection Licence granted to the factory was suspended. Coca Cola admitted to a leakage of a fuel pipe and said they ‘regret the accident’.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 09:05
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