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National Environmental Act is to be amended after two decades

Aruna Lakshman Fernando More than seventy different laws that have an impact on the well-being and safety of the natural environment and human health, directly and indirectly, are operational in Sri Lanka.  While the majority of them address issues in specific sectors, the legal framework related to overall environmental pollution and environmental protection centres

Environment and the media: Striking the right balance

M.S.M. Ayub As a representative of the Sri Lanka Environment Journalists Forum (SLEJF), I participated in a South Asian media conference in Singapore in 2001 on the role of the media in mitigating environmental degradation. It came to light at the conference that the problems faced by journalists all over the world when handling environmental […]