International expert warns Lanka not to take harm caused by X-Press Pearl lightly

International expert warns Lanka not to take harm caused by X-Press Pearl lightly

By Ifham Nizam – island.lk Sri Lanka should not take the marine environment damage caused by the Singapore flagged X-Press Pearl disaster lightly, Dr. Theresa Karlsson, science and Technical Adviser...

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Administration of booster dose for over-60 age group begins

Administration of booster dose for over-60 age group begins

ft.lk Administration of a third or booster dose for the over-60 age group commenced today, with the program being rolled out in Western Province, Southern Province, Anuradhapura District and Ampara...

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Fishing and Naval Communities warned to be alert

Fishing and Naval Communities warned to be alert

The Meteorology Department today issued a weather advisory for naval and fishing communities in the deep sea areas as the low pressure over east-central Arabian Sea is likely to grow...

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Food Security: A crucial aspect missing from COP26

Food Security: A crucial aspect missing from COP26

By Kalainga Seneviratne – dailynews.lk About a third of global gas emissions come from agriculture and land use, yet, the final communique of COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, failed to make...

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Biodiversity hotspot threatened! Ruthless development too hot for sensitive Muthurajawela

Biodiversity hotspot threatened! Ruthless development too hot for sensitive Muthurajawela

Kamanthi Wickramsinghe – dailymirror.lk As such, the Muthurajawela Wetland is exposed to the risk of rapid urbanization which would pose short-term and long-term impacts on Colombo and the suburbsResidents fear...

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Helpless “Environmental Refugees” with DMC, NBRO

Helpless “Environmental Refugees” with DMC, NBRO

By Kusal Perera – dailymirror.lk There is some sunshine falling through now, despite a grey sky. Whole of last week was about flash floods and landslides in most parts of...

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