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Mar 02, 2020

We cannot conserve animals in isolation: Nishan Perera

By Jithendri GomesThe Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS) lecture for the month of February featuring Nishan Perera, a marine biologist with a focus on coral ecology and fisheries and marine...

Mar 02, 2020

Fish, the ignored wildlife on our plates

On World Wildlife Day next Tuesday, charismatic wildlife such as endangered elephants, leopards and the vulnerable sloth bear will take the stage – but one species is routinely ignored, to our peril. There...

Feb 10, 2020

Facts vs. fuzz in prioritising marine conservation

The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS) monthly lecture titled “Prioritising Marine Conservation: Facts vs. Fuzz” will be delivered by Nishan Perera on 20 February from 6 p.m. onwards...

Feb 10, 2020

Prioritizing marine conservation: Facts vs fuzz

What drives our conservation instinct? Why are we drawn towards certain species and ecosystems? Are we focusing on the most pressing issues and practical solutions? Can we prioritize conservation issues...

Feb 05, 2020

Stop the killing Take responsibility

The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka (WNPS) demanded that the relevant authorities do much more and take greater control over the ongoing killings of wild animals all over Sri Lanka,...

Feb 05, 2020

Howls of protests but DWC allays fears

Action to arm Civil Defence Force personnel who will man the electric fences to keep wild elephants at bay As strong protests came from environmentalists over reported moves to give out arms to personnel...