EFL 40th Anniversary: Celebrating milestones and looking to the future together

Mining, Development and Environment

Read the full article by EFL; Sri Lanka is a country blessed with an abundant natural resources necessary for various industries. As Sri Lanka is economically developing and cities are growing, the persistent demand in the construction industries for minerals such as sand, soil, gravel, clay and graphite is rising. While we use these resources to enhance the lives of the people in Sri Lanka, it is also necessary to ensure that they are extracted and used in a

Green Conversations 2 on Deforestation

Green Conversations is a fast-track event format organised by EFL, creating an interactive platform to connect and exchange ideas between established environmentalists, organisations and the general public. The second event of the series was held in February 2019 to address deforestation. The event was sponsored by Nations Trust Bank. See the press review below by Daily Mirror to know more about what was discussed at the event.

EFL Book Launch- press releases

Sinharaja Forest Reserve (SFR) is Sri Lanka’s flagship for conservation of rainforests and the only National Wilderness Heritage Area that receives the highest level of legal protection under Sri Lankan conservation laws. Despite its significance, SFR is increasingly threatened by potential developments and calamities that occur naturally and are triggered by people’s conduct. Thus, with months of research, preparation and hard work, on 7 December 2018, EFL launched ‘A Review of the Southern Border of Sinharaja: Contemporary needs against conservation’. This book

Green Conversations- A fast moving event format for environmentalists- Event coverage

On 14 November 2018, EFL launched an initiative called Green Conversations. It is an event format organised by EFL to bring together established and enthusiastic environmentalists, creating a space to connect and exchange ideas. For our very first event, we’re talking about sustainable consumption with organisations that make it happen. Read the press release by The Morning below to know more. Event page