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Dec 08, 2017

Guardians of the Rainforest School kids get involved in conservation

Forests are the green lungs of the world which play the role of terrestrial carbon sinks by absorbing, storing and converting large amounts of carbon which would otherwise escape into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide....

Sep 18, 2017

"Wild animals a major threat to villagers" Response by the Wildlife & Nature Protection Society (WNPS)

Mr. Gunasekera Hiripitiya, in attempting to defend an irresponsible statement made by a Deputy Minister that wild elephants should be caught and sold.....

Sep 18, 2017

Combating wildlife trafficking with “detect and disrupt”

Star tortoises, cockatoos, leopards, pangolins, ‘white gold’ or ivory from elephant tusks, even frozen tiger-cubs and many more....

Sep 18, 2017

Crocodile risk warning boards in identified areas a must, says Wildlife and Nature Protection Society

While sympathizing with the family and friends of the British journalist who was killed in a crocodile attack close to Arugam Bay on Thursday....

May 22, 2017

Concern Over Rishard’s Views On Wilpattu

Civic minded organisations and environmentalists expressed concern about the remarks made by Minister Rishard Bathiudeen.....

May 22, 2017

Environmentalists fire warning shots over “senseless” jumbo killing

No thinking or planning before using fire-power * Shooting gives wrong message to villagers * Video clearly shows that the ‘rampage’ claim by DWC was untrue