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Current food inflation in Sri Lanka: Causes and consequences

Current food inflation in Sri Lanka: Causes and consequences

Sri Lanka needs to have an effective food management strategy to deal with the current crisis situation The following article is based on the presentation at the Monthly Seminar of...

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Sri Lanka’s gas tragedy: the untold story

Sri Lanka’s gas tragedy: the untold story

By Deshai Botheju, Ph.D.M.Sc.Tech.(Norway), M.Sc., B.Sc.Eng. (1st Hons., UoM), AIChE, AMIE(SL)deshaibotheju@acses.org divaina.lk Recent explosions and gas leak accidents related to domestic LP gas cylinders have created an environment of fear,...

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Wasgamuwa unsettled by treasure hunting, harassment activities

Wasgamuwa unsettled by treasure hunting, harassment activities

Those who entered the forest disregarding these warnings have been beaten up The villagers informing Kirioya Atharagalla Grama Niladhari Officer, Bakamuna Divisional Secretary and the Bakamuna Pradesha Sabha Chairman did...

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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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Climate justice for Vanniyalaththo: the tragic tale of the men of the jungle in Sri Lanka

Climate justice for Vanniyalaththo: the tragic tale of the men of the jungle in Sri Lanka

By Dr. Kokila Konasinghe Dr Kokila Konasinghe is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Public and International Law and the founding Director of Centre for Environmental Law and Policy...

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A state-sponsored elephant racket in the works

A state-sponsored elephant racket in the works

dailymirror.lk Conservationists cry foul A controversial new gazette has been issued seeking to employ elephants for work and tourism, which critics argue is a racket disguised as measures to protect...

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A war without the knowledge of the terrain

A war without the knowledge of the terrain

M S M Ayub – dailymirror.lk The government who are attempting to put the total blame for the fourth wave of coronavirus on the Opposition parties and the trade unions...

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Central Bank losing the battle on the ground

Central Bank losing the battle on the ground

Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera – sundaytimes.lk Economic realities are decided on the street and not in the confines of policymakers’ rooms. This was amply displayed when local banks with fast depleting...

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