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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...

Feb 05, 2020

Wildlife Minister gives ear to concerns of activists and promises action

Guns for CDF personnel to ‘mitigate’ human-elephant conflict No more guns will be issued to personnel of the Civil Defence Force (CDF) for use against elephants, while also recalling the guns...

Jan 14, 2020

WNPS lecture: Leopards under the spotlight

The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society’s monthly lecture – will be delivered by its President Rukshan Jayewardene on January 18 at 6 p.m. at the Cinema Hall, BMICH, Colombo 7.

Jan 07, 2020

killing of a Leopard in Uwawalawe

The WNPS very strongly condemns the brutal and unconscionable killing of a Leopard in Uwawalawe along with the horrific mutilation of the animal for its claws and Teeth etc. “Acts of such horrific...

Jan 05, 2020

‘Tribal tigers’ how an indigenous community conserved tigers in Northeast India

Dr. Sahil Nijhawan, in the WNPS lecture for the month of January, will talk about the unique relations between tigers and the Idu Mishmi people of the Dibang Valley region of Northeast India. In 2013,...

Jan 05, 2020

WNPS Monthly Lecture 'Tribal tigers'

January 16, 6pm at Jasmine Hall, BMICH In this lecture, Dr Sahil Nijhawan talks about the unique relations between tigers and the Idu Mishmi people of the Dibang Valley region of Northeast India....