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May 29, 2020


WNPS declares May 29th Sri Lanka Leopard day. WNPS calls for change in attitude towards enforcement and the 29th of all May to be declared annual Sri Lanka Leopard day, in memory of the snared black leopard...

May 28, 2020

Beach nourishment: Was an Environmental Impact Assessment done or not?

The Marine Sub-Committee (MSC) of the Wildlife & Nature Protection Society (WNPS) has identified three distinct issues regarding the recent beach nourishment program of the Government in relation to...

Mar 09, 2020

Chaos of Wilpattu Wrangle and the Responsibility of the Citizenry

In the past few weeks, it was quite alarming to see the level of surprise exhibited by the citizens of Sri Lanka in respect of an exchange that took place between a public officer and a politician, whilst...

Mar 09, 2020

'Stop roads through NPs to mitigate climate change'

Sri Lanka is caught in the stranglehold of a dry spell, with major water scarcities, power shortages and crop failures. As men, women and children are warned against heat-strokes and told to drink lots...

Mar 09, 2020

WNPS monthly lecture: Discussion on Indian pangolin with special reference to Sri Lanka

Dr Priyan Perera will deliver the monthly Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS) lecture on March 19 at 6 p.m. at the Jasmine Hall, BMICH. He will speak on ‘Unwinding the secrets of elusive...

Mar 02, 2020

Prioritising marine conservation

There is a great need to engage in public advocacy and change public perception towards marine conservation issues We are impacting wildlife in ways that we can’t even understand We have altered...