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Death toll climbs to 8 as rain continues

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The death toll, in the floods, landslides and strong winds that have ravaged the country during the past few days, has risen to eight leaving some 207, 500 people from 47, 922 families badly affected, the  Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 May 2016 05:00

Every drop of water matters

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Pollution is a most commonly used word these days. What does it mean exactly? Let’s see what dictionary says about the word ‘POLLUTION’ it means something like "to destroy purity of water, especially with man-made waste". Yes the environment, our surrounding place which we live, is being made unclean by our own activities. The pollutants we produce not only affect our own lives but also those of other living things, the plants and animals that we share

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 May 2016 18:06

Impact of Desforestration

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The impact that which can cause by cutting down  forest in Srilanka,As we all aware about recent incident which happened at Wilpattu  forest last year, the destruction is shocking, stressed a spokesperson for the Environmental Foundation Ltd. (EFL), whose members have been in the area repeatedly, pointing out that within

Last Updated on Friday, 06 May 2016 05:08

15 Countries to help out with waste problem in Western Province

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Chief Minister of Western Provincial Council Isura Devapriya expresses that 150 companies belonging to 15 countries to solve the waste problem in Western province.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 April 2016 05:57

Paris agreement and aftermath, what happens on 22nd April and beyond ?

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A high-level signing ceremony, convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, will take place as a first step in implementing the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in Paris, France, on 12 December 2015. The agreement made last December was a big victory for youth who has been advocating and pushing for substantial climate action for last several decades. Following the signing event the agreement will be open for signature in New York, US, until 17 April 2017. Countries will also need to adopt the agreement within their own legal systems, through ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. The agreement will enter into force when joined by at least 55 countries, which together represent at least 55% of global emissions.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 April 2016 06:36
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