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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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20th International Forestry and Environment Symposium
The 20th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2015 was held on 16th and 17th October at Club Hotel Dolphin, Wayikkal. This year’s theme was ‘Sharing knowledge towards a greener future’ and many local and foreign researchers presented their work based on the several key areas of research. The key research areas for 2015 were “Forest...
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solid waste course
The  Center for Sustainability of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Organizing a four Certificate Course on Municipal Solid Waste Management from 2nd to 5th September, 2015 at Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The per head cost will be 9900LKR including meals, course materials field Visits. Please Contact 0771115565 or 0112758414 for more information. For details visit:...
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JUNIOR NATURALIST Program for Colombo International School students were conducted at Yagirala Univeristy Forest and Feild Research station on 17, 18 & 19 June 2015. The Program was conducted for Grade 6 Students of Colombo International School by Center for Sustainability at Department of Foresrtry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayewardeneapura. Dr Pirayan Pererea...
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MOU between waste managment authority DFES
A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING was signed between the Waste Management Authority of Western Province, Sri Lanka, and the Center for Sustainability of Department of Forestry and Enviornment Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura to provide Technical Assistance for Monitoring and Mitigation of Environmental Pollution of Karadiyana Controlled Dump at Thumbovila. The Agreement was signed on 20th...
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Rural Village tank temple sri lanka
“Sri Lanka is an oasis. In the future, greater number of the world population will follow this country’s method because every other country will be in disaster without an effective sustainable mechanism. Your method of sustainability will be the key for the future” said Prof. Peter Timmerman of Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada  at...
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