Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Truth About Climate Change – Lecture by Professor Robert Watson

Professor Sir Robert Watson delivered a lecture on The Truth About Climate Change, on 23rd February 2017 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institution at an event organized by Environmental Foundation Limited and Strategic Enterprise Management Association . Professor Watson was Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from 1997 to 2002 and Board co-chair for the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment from 2000 to 2005. He is currently the Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Focusing on anthropogenic climate change

Press Conference on Deforestation in Wilpattu Forest Complex

A press conference on ‘highlighting the need to ensure water, food and habitat security for all’ was held on the 31st of January 2017 organised by EFL together with the Federation of Environmental Organizations (FEO). The panel of speakers comprised Dr. Sumith Pilapitaya (FEO), Mr. Rukshan Jayawardene (WNPS), Mr. Sajeewa Chamikara (ECT), Dr. Sevvandi Jayakody (EFL), each focusing on critical issues relating to deforestation in Sri Lanka. As the first speaker, Mr. Sajeewa Chamikara addressed the negative social, economic and ecological