Ozone layer protection

Ozone layer protection

Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol were adopted respectively in 1985 and 1987 on the above purpose and its final amendment was done on 15 October 2016 at Kigali, Rwanda to reduce use of HFC in stages. Accordingly, the proposal made by  the President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity…

JICA to provide Doppler Weather Radar Network to Sri Lanka

JICA to provide Doppler Weather Radar Network to Sri Lanka

 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a grant agreement with Sri Lanka to establish a Doppler Weather Radar Network in the country. The agreement was signed between Treasury Secretary R.H. Samaratunga and Chief Representative of JICA Sri Lanka Office Fusato Tanaka recently with a view to provide the…

Sri Lanka to draft Bio Safety Bill to counter gene technology

Sri Lanka to draft Bio Safety Bill to counter gene technology

 Sri Lanka will draft a Bio Safety Bill to minimize damage caused to biodiversity by the release of organisms created by gene technology, a statement on cabinet decisions said. “Sri Lanka is a member of the Cartagena Protocol on Bio–safety, hence, legal provisions should be introduced to minimize…

Sri Lanka accepts power generation with LNG as policy

Sri Lanka accepts power generation with LNG as policy

Sri Lanka’s cabinet on Tuesday officially accepted generating electricity with Liquid Natural Gas and providing required infrastructure as…

Sri Lanka seeks World Bank assistance for elephant conservation

Sri Lanka seeks World Bank assistance for elephant conservation

Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the World Bank for the conservation of its wild elephant population, an…

Lanka seeks WB help for elephant conservation

Lanka seeks WB help for elephant conservation

Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the World Bank (WB) to conserve its wild elephant population, an official…

Sri Lanka’s food gap widens in wake of floods and drought: UN

Sri Lanka’s food gap widens in wake of floods and drought: UN

An extreme drought followed by floods has affected large swathes of cropland in Sri Lanka, United Nations agencies…

Sri Lanka tea production to be impacted by bad weather

Sri Lanka tea production to be impacted by bad weather

Sri Lanka’s tea production is likely to be further impacted as the country experienced its worst disaster from…

PM directs Secretary to implement interim report recommendations

PM directs Secretary to implement interim report recommendations

Prime Minister Ranil Wicremesinghe yesterday directed the Prime Minister’s Secretary to implement the recommendations of the interim report…

Stranded whales helped back to sea in Sri Lanka

Stranded whales helped back to sea in Sri Lanka

Twenty whales which were stranded onshore at the eastern Sri Lankan town of Sampoor have made it back…

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