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40th Anniversary

Statement by the Chairperson   EFL is delighted to be marking our 40th anniversary, as the oldest public interest litigation firm in Asia. This is a significant milestone in EFL’s journey. When EFL was incorporated in 1981 it filled a much needed gap of combining the science and law in efforts to seek justice for nature. Since its inception, EFL has come a long way and today with the development drive in Sri Lanka, EFL’s role in conservation efforts remains relevant. I would like

Green conversations is a reputed talk series conducted by EFL, this is conducted in a flashing format where the speakers take turns in talking on a particular topic for very brief durations and opening up the floor for discussion. The fourth conversation in the consecutive series which was centered around energy, was held at Hatch on the 18th September 2019. Sustainable energy is almost synonymous with sustainable development. So a dialogue on the energy usage is a need of the millenium. Green


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Thirty Sixth (36th) Annual General Meeting of Environmental Foundation (Guarantee) Limited will be held at the Registered Office, No. 3A, 1st Lane, High Level Road, Kirulapone on 30th September 2017 at 10.00 a.m.   To receive, consider and adopt the Directors’ Report and the Statement of Accounts for the financial year ended 31st March 2017 with the report of the Auditors thereon.   To re-elect Ms Manori Gunawardena who retires by rotation at the Annual General Meeting in

Lecture on Spatial Planning for Prioritizing Biodiversity Conservation in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka may be a global biodiversity hotspot, but national development projects, encroachment for cash crops and expanding human settlements threaten the fragmented habitats that foster a rich variety of rare and endangered species. EFL conducted a pilot study involving a national scale mapping of biodiversity conservation priorities in the light of development goals and socio-economic data. By identifying biodiversity priorities and aligning them with national planning strategies, we can ensure that Sri Lanka’s development does not compromise its rich biological