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Apr 13, 2023

Kill speed, not wiildlife

This long weekend remember that speed can kill. Here’s five tips from WNPS to help you drive with care,
prevent roadkills and stay safe as you head out of town.

Apr 13, 2023

As per the printed media, the Government of Sri Lanka is to capture, confine and sell 100,000 Toque Macaques (Macaca sinaca; S. Rilawa), to China – allegedly for display in its Zoos!

Mar 02, 2023

Calling Proposals for Conservation of Critically Endangered Endemic Species Project

WNPS (The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society) and HEMAS HOLDINGS  have partnered together to launch a new conservation project aimed at preserving critically endangered Sri Lankan endemic species.

Nov 22, 2022

HUMAN – ELEPHANT PEACE: ‘Ali Pancha’ a Landmark Project

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG), Mr Johnson Liu, and the President of the Wildlife & Nature Protection
Society (WNPS), Mr Jehan CanagaRetna, mid-October to launch the ‘Ali Pancha’ Project – a way to help the transition from Human – Elephant Conflict (HEC) to Human – Elephant Peace. The broad aims of the Project are as follows:

Oct 01, 2022

Hemas Launches Group Environmental Agenda 2030

Hemas Holdings has partnered with Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS) to understand and carry out necessary interventions to protect over 50 critically endangered species in Sri Lanka.

Aug 23, 2022


For this article, I am using my previous article, “Plantation Monoculture and Biodiversity” (published in The Morning Brunch on 4 April) as the launching pad. Whilst in the earlier article, I dealt with the impact of plantation monoculture on biodiversity, in this, I shall address the mitigation of those consequences.