State of the environment in Sri Lanka

a national report prepared for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
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Environmental Economics & Global Affairs Division, Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources , Battaramulla
Environmental policy -- Sri
Other titlesSAARC SOE report Sri Lanka
ContributionsSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation., Sri Lanka. Environmental Economics & Global Affairs Division.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC424.Z9 E576 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24031284M
ISBN 109559120093
LC Control Number2006414483
OCLC/WorldCa71584325

Welcome to We recently modernized our website. Part of this modernization was to reduce the number of pages on the current website by not moving items that are in existence on our archive sites.

This keeps the content on the current current while older content remains intact and fully accessible on our [ ]. Sri Lanka, an equatorial island of 65, square kilometres (25, sq mi), is a biodiversity has bird species (25 endemic) and amphibious species (88 endemic) (Lepage, D., ; Sri Lanka checklist, ).

Climate change is a threat to the island's hyperdiversity, including its marine ecosystem and coastal coral reef environments. Climate variability and sea-level rise. Sri Lanka has shown steady growth over the last decade although key macroeconomic challenges persist.

Sri Lanka is a middle-income country with a GDP per capita of USD 4, () and a total population of million people.

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Following 30 years of civil war that ended inSri Lanka’s economy grew at an average percent during the. Sri Lanka, island country lying in the Indian Ocean and separated from peninsular India by the Palk Strait. Proximity to the Indian subcontinent has facilitated close cultural interaction between Sri Lanka and India from ancient times.

Sri Lanka gained independence from Britain in Sri Lanka is a transit point for Nepali women subjected to forced labor in the Middle East.

Within the country, traffickers exploit women and children in sex trafficking. Traffickers exploit boys and girls in commercial sex in coastal areas for child sex tourism, including in.

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Geography. Sri Lanka was once part of the southern supercontinent Gondwana, which also included South America, Africa, India and na began to break up million years ago.

The tectonic plate on which Sri Lanka was located, the Indian plate, collided with the Eurasian plate creating the Himalayas. Sri Lanka was originally part of the Deccan land mass, contiguous with Madagascar.

Sri Lanka is the 57th most populated nation in the world, with roug, people, and an annual population growth rate of %. Sri Lanka has a birth rate of births per 1, people and a death rate of deaths per 1, people.

Population density is highest in western Sri Lanka, especially in and around the g code: +   Sri Lanka is a constitutional, multiparty republic with a population of approximately 20 million. President Mahinda Rajapaksa,elected on November 17 to a 6-year term, and the ‑member parliament, elected in April alsofor a 6-year term, share constitutional power.

Central Environmental Authority. Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka. Tel:,Hotline: State of the State of the environment in Sri Lanka book, environmental challenges and governance in Sri Lanka By NALAKA GEEKIYANAGE, METHTHIKA VITHANAGE The population of Sri Lanka in was million and the natural increase in population is estimated at per cent : Nalaka Geekiyanage, Meththika Vithanage.

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostility Global. South Asia:: Sri Lanka. All Space Places. The Palk Strait separates India (upper left) from Sri Lanka (center).

This image shows the Strait filled with bright sediment, while off the northeast tip of Sri Lanka, a darkening in the waters could be a phytoplankton bloom.

On Sri Lanka, many of the native forests have been cleared, but small. Introduction to Housing and Land Laws in Sri Lanka Part II provides an introduction to housing laws in Sri Lanka. It analyses the statistics relating to housing ownership in Sri Lanka and discusses housing policies adopted by the Government.

It looks in detail at laws dealing with housing, focusing on relevant case Size: KB. AdeZ Sri Lanka will create an awareness about the climate change and global warming and educate the children on the subject matter.

There are thirteen State Universities in Sri Lanka and hope to get the assistance from all the universities to promote the concept and link children to the nature. Institute of policy studies Sri Lanka Theme: Fiscal Policy for Growth: Sustainable Financing for Development Sri Lanka: State of the Economy report focuses on the many interrelated problems constraining investment and productivity across the Sri Lankan.

This article contains (1) a discussion on the status of the constitutional right to a wholesome environment in Sri Lanka, and a comparison with the law in India; (2) an examination of recent Author: Jane Schukoske.

The best books on Sri Lanka recommended by Ahilan Kadirgamar. In one of the saddest interviews on our site, Sri Lankan activist Ahilan Kadirgamar talks us through the books he hopes will be a source of inspiration to the next generation.

He picks the best books on Sri Lanka and its tragic civil war. SRI LANKA The Asia Foundation is committed to helping Sri Lanka achieve long-term peace and prosperity by strengthening institutions of governance and improving the environment for economic growth, security, and justice.

More than 4 million books have been donated to Sri Lankan libraries, schools, and institu-tions since   The book came out recently and -- having covered the country for many years -- seasoned journalist Padma Rao Sundarji seems well-placed to write a longer work on post-war Sri Lanka.

The book has benefited from the author's own research and her travel to Sri Lanka over the : Taylor Dibbert. The Central Environment Authority is the national regulatory institution more. (APHA book) The Water Quality Monitoring Laboratory organized a Sri Lanka.

Tel:,Hotline:   The book documents the nature and extent of persecution of Christians in Sri Lanka and the way in which the UK Home Office continues to assert that religious minorities do not face a real risk of serious harm or persecution in Sri Lanka.

Sacred Modernity: Nature, Environment, and the Postcolonial Geographies of Sri Lankan Nationhood; State Reform in Sri Lanka: Issues, Directions and Perspectives; A Book Editing Guide: Sri Lanka Word Style; The Story of Selestina Rodrigo (Mrs.

Jeremias Dias) Women’s Movement in Sri Lanka; The changing face of Electoral Politics in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka a country study have been used in the preparation of the current book, and the authors of Sri Lanka: A Country Study are grateful for the seminal The Society and Its Environment.

The natural and physical environment, infrastructure, institutions, society and culture, and policies and regulations within which they operate, as well as the technologies they adopt, shape these systems’ outcomes. Making food systems more sustainable is a key. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Fernando, S., Bandara. The Marine Environment Protection Authority (“MEPA”) established by the Marine Pollution Prevention Act No. 35 of (which also incorporates into domestic legislation provisions of MARPOL) is the State authority vested with the responsibility to prevent, control.

He is the author of “Sri Lanka’s Endangered Peace Process and the Way Forward” (), Sri Lanka A Victor’s Peace () and editor of “Sri. Sri Lanka's Special Task Force soldiers walk past a damaged houses after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy.

Sri Lanka declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10Author: Jeremy Schultz. The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා ජනාධිපති Śrī Laṃkā Janādhipathi; Tamil: இலங்கை சனாதிபதி Ilankai janātipati) is the executive head of state and head of government of Sri Lanka and commander-in-chief of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces.

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The office was created in as the head Member of: Cabinet, National Security Council. Thu,pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena says the pledge to protect the environment should not be limited only to election platforms and the leaders who come to power should.

A unit of state-owned Indian Oil Corp., the country’s largest refiner, is set to help fund the $ million development of an tank facility at the strategically located Trincomalee port on Sri Lanka’s east coast.

India and Sri Lanka are also discussing setting up a refinery in the island nation, according to Shyam Bohra, managing.Sri Lanka acted to address some longstanding demands for accountability and political reconciliation linked to the year civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, which ended in SegmentsPeacemaker teams in Sri LankaA National Council of Jewish Women milestoneAmerica’s Holy GroundMore than lives ended in a violent coordinated massacre at churches and hotels across the Southeast Asian country of Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

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