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22nd International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2017 will be held from 10 – 11 of November 2017 at Tangerine Beach Hotel, Kalutara. You can now submit your abstracts to this symposium until 15th September 2017. Distinguished as the oldest and most renowned Forestry and Environmental Symposium in South Asia, the International Forestry and Environment Symposium is...
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walla patta research dr subasinghe
What is Agarwood? Agarwood is a highly fragrant and very valuable resin produced in the stems, branches and roots of certain tree species of family Thymelaeaceae. Agarwood is believed to be the most expensive wood in the world because of resinous fragrant heartwood. The main species are scientifically known as Aquilaira, Gyrinops, Aetoxylon and Gonystylus....
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Dr-Subasinghe-wallapatta
Wallapatta (Gyrinops walla) has been one of the most sought after trees in recent past. With the sudden surge of the knowledge that wallapatta can produce agarwood, this valuable tree which is endemic to Sri Lanka gained popularity among masses. Dr Upul Subasinghe of Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura conducts...
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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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Inaugural Session of the Energy Symposium Sri Lanka 2015 was held on 26th June at Hilton Colombo. Former President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam was the keynote Speaker. The Symposium was Organized by Ministry of Power and Energy and The Center for Sustainability attached to Department of Forestry and Environment Science of the University of...
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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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Haritha wasanthaya New Year Festival girls
Haritha Wasanthaya  හරිත වසන්තය 2015 was held on 30th of April 2015 at Department of Forestry and Environment Science of the Faculty of Applied Science. සංවිධානය වන හා පාරිසරික විද්‍යා අධ්‍යනාංශය-ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය Photographed by Dhnanjaya Bandara Attanayaka Japura Flames
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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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