Justice for Nature

Our Mission- Conserve and protect Sri Lanka’s natural environment through legal and scientific means







As a non profit public interest law group, EFL is committed to securing Sri Lanka’s environmental rights and protecting the environment through legal mechanisms.


EFL has implemented projects with the aim of protecting biodiversity, enhancing resource management and disseminating awareness on conservation issues.


EFL investigates environmental destruction and degradation in Sri Lanka, compiling detailed accounts of the impacts, mitigation and legal implications.

Fund A Project

Urban Green Project for a Cooler Colombo

Timeline- 24 months Funds Required- LKR 13,344,600 The city of Colombo hosts more than two million people whose well-being largely depends on ecosystem services provided by remote natural areas. The fact that nature conservation in the city can contribute to human well-being, and the resulting benefits, are often disregarded. Urban systems in fact host many natural environments rich in biodiversity...

Unpalatable Crops to Mitigate the Human Elephant Conflict

Timeline- 18 months Required Funds- LKR 6,457,250.00 The Human-elephant conflict (HEC) is a major conservation challenge, with crop raiding being a prominent issue in Asian and African elephant range countries. In Sri Lanka specifically, HEC is recognised as the principal threat to the conservation and survival of wild Asian elephants. Increasing human populations and much-needed post-war development are unfortunately seeing...

Wildlife Conservation through Citizen Science Participation

Timeline- 24 months Required Funds- LKR 3,344,200 Science requires a lot of data gathering. In Sri Lanka, quite often scientists/researchers lack necessary data, mainly due to limited manpower and as such their work tends to cover limited geographical areas. This is where citizens can play a vital role in supporting to gather data and information which is necessary for the...

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EFL Events

Book Launch- A Review of the Southern Border of Sinharaja

Book Launch- A Review of the Southern Border of Sinharaja

Environmental Foundation Ltd,
Fri 7 Dec 2018 6.30-8.00pm

Green Conversations

Green Conversations

Environmental Foundation Ltd,
Wed 14 Nov 2018 6.00pm-7.30pm

EFL Beach cleanup

EFL Beach cleanup

EFL, Crow Island beach- Mattakkuliya
Sat 2 Jun 2018 7.00am

President’s Environmental Award 2004 – For outstanding performances made towards the conservation of the environment by Non Governmental Organisation Sectorn-CEA- Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources