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Appreciating frontline health workers!

Appreciating frontline health workers!

By : Chalani Rubesinghe (Bsc. Nat. Sc., MSc.Env.Sc) CEJ has been working with waste collectors and sanitary service employees for a long time in various, research, surveys and workshops. During...

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Enjoining order issued against Chinese Fertiliser Company Qingdao

Enjoining order issued against Chinese Fertiliser Company Qingdao

lankanewsweb.net The Commercial High Court has issued an enjoining order against Qingdao, a China-based company that imported unsuitable bacterial fertiliser, its local agent in Sri Lanka and the People’s Bank,...

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Sri Lanka blocks payment to China Qingdao Seawin Biotech over fertilizer with bugs

Sri Lanka blocks payment to China Qingdao Seawin Biotech over fertilizer with bugs

economynext.com ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka-based Ceylon Fertilizer Company Limited had got a court order to block payment to Qingdao Seawin Biotech over shipment of organic fertilizer which was contaminated with...

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Court orders MV X-Press Pearl seized

Court orders MV X-Press Pearl seized

Colombo Commercial HC orders Port Harbour Master Complaint filed by shipping company Trico BY Pamodi Waravita – themorning.lk The Colombo Commercial High Court (HC) yesterday (7) ordered the Colombo Port...

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FR petition challenges release of elephants in state care to those claiming their ownership

FR petition challenges release of elephants in state care to those claiming their ownership

By Ifham Nizam – island.lk A Fundamental Rights Case, filed by the Centre For Environmental Justice (CEJ) and others in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka against the release of...

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US$ 9 mn spent on importing herbal plants – Minister

US$ 9 mn spent on importing herbal plants – Minister

dailynews.lk Sri Lanka spends US$ 9 million a year to import herbal plants such as Aralu and Bulu required for indigenous medicine . Experts point out that although there are...

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CEA Chairman claims permit issuance in order

CEA Chairman claims permit issuance in order

By Ifham Nizam – island.lk Officials at the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) had followed guidelines in the issuing of Fuel Oil Disposal Permits to process discarded burnt engine oil, claims...

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Environment Minister: Sri Lanka wastes 5000 tonnes of cooked, uncooked food daily

Environment Minister: Sri Lanka wastes 5000 tonnes of cooked, uncooked food daily

By Ifham Nizam – island.lk Sri Lanka wastes nearly 5000 tonnes of cooked and uncooked food daily, says Environment Minister Mahinda Amaraweera. Speaking at a meeting yesterday at the Environment...

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Prof. Mohan Munasinghe receives Blue Planet Prize 2021

Prof. Mohan Munasinghe receives Blue Planet Prize 2021

Prof. Mohan Munasinghe has received the 2021 Blue Planet Prize for his deep research on environment and sustainability, bringing great honour to Sri Lanka. The Blue Planet Prize, sponsored by...

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Sri Lanka’s Food Shortage Worsening: Importers Say They Need USD 15 Million To Release 800 Containers At Colombo Port

Sri Lanka’s Food Shortage Worsening: Importers Say They Need USD 15 Million To Release 800 Containers At Colombo Port

Food Importers’ Association says that importers are in dire need of USD 15 million to release over 800 containers currently stuck at Colombo Port. These containers contain a number of...

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