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Jun 18, 2020

Biodiversity and climate change: WNPS lecture online

‘Biodiversity, Climate Change and Land Degradation:  what is happening, why should we care, and how should we respond’...

Jun 17, 2020

Church inside Wilpattu: Remains unsolved

Nine ‘illegal’ contructions built duing past 3 years without DWC permission Six acres to be officially handed over to the church from Wilpattu Lands Environmentalists complained to Vatican Embassy against Chilaw Boship....

Jun 08, 2020

World Oceans Day 8th of June 2020

Take the pledge on behalf of our Oceans! As the challenges to the ocean continue to grow, so does the need for novel solutions and the people driving them. The oceans are not only the lungs of our planet...

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...