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Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka

By Ansumal Kumarage on July 24, 2015

It’s recorded that Sri Lanka had over 10,000 elephants at the beginning of 20th century, but due to hunting elephants for sport and deforestation done for agricultural purposes, by the … Continue reading Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka

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Save paper, save trees

By Lasanthika Munasinghe on August 7, 2015

Have you ever thought of what paper is made out of? Yes, it is trees most of the time. Are you interested in knowing some statistics on tree usage on … Continue reading Save paper, save trees

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A few thoughts on the plight of our forests

By Achala on August 7, 2015

Many of us seem to ignore the dangers of deforestation and the resultant loss of endemic species of flora and fauna in Sri Lanka. When the British took over the … Continue reading A few thoughts on the plight of our forests

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Tree of Life

By Achala on August 7, 2015

  Trees capture a little of our Sun, harvest it via photosynthesis and makes almost everything we depend on possible. It provides the Oxygen we breath and created just the … Continue reading Tree of Life

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Deforestation and the impact on sea water levels and acid rains

By Achala on August 7, 2015

  The earth was made 4.5 billion years ago and far as we know, it is the only planet where life is possible. Technology made milestones and we harvested natures … Continue reading Deforestation and the impact on sea water levels and acid rains

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Carbon footprint

By Ansumal Kumarage on August 7, 2015

Today we hear the term carbon foot print more often, especially in the western developed countries and modern organizations. So, what exactly carbon foot print is? It’s the total amount … Continue reading Carbon footprint

Forest Cover of Sri Lanka

Forest Cover of Sri Lanka

By Ansumal Kumarage on August 10, 2015

Sri Lanka is earned the name “Island Paradise” for the rich natural assets, the country once had. Thick rain forests and thin dry forests were the habitat for various living … Continue reading Forest Cover of Sri Lanka

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Birthing of Reforest Sri Lanka and why 84,000 trees for Vesak

By Achala on March 19, 2016

People have been asking us, who we are. People want to help but are worried to trust a faceless society. And we believe its time to respond to these questions … Continue reading Birthing of Reforest Sri Lanka and why 84,000 trees for Vesak

Buddha’s Interest in Environmental Protection

By Udaya Meddegama on March 25, 2016

There are many events in the life of Buddha and his discourses in the ‘Thripitaka’ where the Buddha has expressed his views on environmental protection. As we all know, Buddha’s … Continue reading Buddha’s Interest in Environmental Protection