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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...

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...