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Eco-friendly lunch sheets mandatory

Eco-friendly lunch sheets mandatory

Thameenah Razeek – ceylontoday.lk Only biodegradable lunch sheets will be allowed to be sold in shops islandwide starting from 1 August and the Environment Ministry will make their use mandatory,...

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Beware of imported compost!

Beware of imported compost!

island.lk The advisability, necessity, practicality and economics of switching to “organic farming” has generated much interest and received much publicity. This is as it should be, on such a matter...

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Wildlife and forest conservation to be included in school curriculum

Wildlife and forest conservation to be included in school curriculum

By Thameenah Razeek – CEYLON TODAY Recognizing that effective environmental education is currently a necessary skill for students, the government has decided to introduce a new subject on wildlife and...

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Rescuers in Japan hunt for 80 missing after deadly landslides

Rescuers in Japan hunt for 80 missing after deadly landslides

Reuters Rescuers in Japan searched on Monday for 80 people believed to be missing two days after landslides tore through the seaside city of Atami, destroying houses and burying roads...

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Dole Lanka prepares to leave Sri Lanka due to the fertilizer crisis?

Dole Lanka prepares to leave Sri Lanka due to the fertilizer crisis?

lankanewsweb.net It has been reported that Dole Lanka, a multinational company that supplies vegetables and fruits to active foreign markets, is preparing to withdraw from the manufacturing process in Sri...

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Canada records it’s highest ever temperature.

Canada records it’s highest ever temperature.

SRILANKA BROADCASTING CORPORATION Canada has recorded its highest ever temperature as the country’s west and the US Pacific north-west frazzle in an unprecedented heat wave. Lytton in British Columbia soared...

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Red Flags raised as dead sea turtles and dolphins continue to wash up on Sri Lankan shores

Red Flags raised as dead sea turtles and dolphins continue to wash up on Sri Lankan shores

Written by Zulfick Farzan – newsfirst.lk COLOMBO (News 1st); Almost 60 sea turtles have washed up on Sri Lankan shores in the past three weeks, ever since the X-Press Pearl...

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Oil spill reported from container ship that left SL

Oil spill reported from container ship that left SL

themorning.lk The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Thursday (17) has put its assets ready to control the oil spillage reported from a Portuguese Flag Container ship, MV Devon, off the...

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More dead turtles washed ashore

More dead turtles washed ashore

ft.lk AFP: More dead turtles washed up on Sri Lankan beaches Friday, underscoring the environmental blight caused by a container ship fire off the country’s coast. The Singapore-registered MV X-Press...

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X-Press Pearl wreck cannot be moved for three months – Officials

X-Press Pearl wreck cannot be moved for three months – Officials

By Ifham Nizam – island.lk It would not be possible to tow away the wreck of MVX-Press Pearl until the end of the monsoon season, Environment Ministry Secretary, Dr. Anil...

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