Department of Forestry and Environment Science


tional Physical Plan Forum
In order to mark the World Cities Day on 29th October, a consultative forum was held at the Auditorium of the Organisation of Professional Associations. Among the invited participants were, Institute of Town planners of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Institute of Architects, Institute of Engineers, The Surveyors’ Institute of Sri Lanka, and the Institute of...
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Prof Hemanthi
The budget should discourage environmental pollution/ degradation/ unsustainable lifestyles and encourage environmentally sound  development/lifestyles/practices said Prof Hemanthi Ranasinghe, Professor in Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardnepura. This could be done through imposing taxes, providing tax holidays/reliefs etc. As much as for the new developments, funds need to be allocated for maintenance of infrastructure in all the fields. Media briefing...
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The latest volume of the Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment (Vol 5(1)) has been published by the Department of Forestry and Environment Science. We publish this journal two issues per year since 2011. You can access the journal content via; I also request you to consider our journal in publishing your research articles in...
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Workshop on Municipal Solid Waste Management
The Center for Sustainability of the Department of Forestry & Environmental Sciences organized a four day certificate workshop on municipal solid waste management. It was held from the 2nd to 5th September at the department premises. A considerable number of topics such as, Cleaner production technologies, Municipal solid waste scenario in Sri Lanka, Integrated solid...
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