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World Environment Day & Environment Catastrophes

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Looking back at this week several catastrophes occurred around the world.  Severe storms occurred in Omaha, Nebraska in US. Istanbul Turkey was severely hit by floods yesterday where several roads were halted from transportation and the floods situation still continues. On the other hand SriLanka was also experiencing severe floods and landslides where 23 lives were lost leaving 44,000 stranded homeless. It is a reminder to everyone that the environment needs to be left behind without destructing further to protect our future generations.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 April 2015 17:04 Read more...
 

18th Session of International Tuna Summit commence in Colombo

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18th Session of International Tuna Summit of the Indian Ocean commenced today at BMICH Colombo. The summit will continue for 5 days in Colombo

This will be the second time SriLanka hosting the Tuna Conference after 2011 .More than 250 delegates arrived to the conference representing 40 countries today. The summit will focus mainly on sustainable fishing industry and illegal fishing activities  in Indian Ocean.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015 17:41
 

The Earth Walk 2014

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“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”

― Henry David Thoreau, Walden

The most treasured possession that all beings are gifted with despite their species, creed, caste or race is the Earth they are born on, their home. It is this mother earth who bears us, nurtures us, feeds us and gives us everything with no expectation of anything in return. Sadly today, it is this mother earth that we tend to destroy by means of ignorance and negligence. With the global world running at a hectic speed towards globalism, technological advancement and scientific reawakening most of us tend to forget the basic duty entrusted to every being born on earth. That is our duty towards the Mother Nature who despite our negligence and ignorance tends to give us her best.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 April 2015 23:41 Read more...
 

Earth Hour - 2014

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Earth Hour is a global campaign launched by the World Wild Life Fund (WWF) to inspire governments, businesses, communities and individuals to take a stand against climate change. It is held on the last Saturday of March annually, from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm local time.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 April 2015 17:24 Read more...
 

CANSA and SLPI Conducted their Second Workshop on Climate Change and Development Journalism

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The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) being the leading media development institute in Sri Lanka offers systematic training for journalists while promoting self-regulation in the print media and advocating for a free and responsible media system within the country.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:44 Read more...
 
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