Environmental Programme on UN Environment Day 2017 at S. Thomas’ College

In June 2017, celebration of the World Environment Day, EFL was invited to conduct an environmental programme for students of S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia. Keeping in line with the theme of ‘connecting people to nature’, EFL focused on educating how each of our daily lives impact on the environment. Our team commenced with an introduction to biodiversity, what it means and how our actions as individuals can contribute to destroying nature and the consequences of such habits. Then the team

Endangered Cats Endangered Lands: Workshops on Urban Wetland Conservation For Schoolchildren

EFL launched a series of workshops on urban wetlands for schoolchildren in the Colombo District on the 9th of February. The event was held in partnership with the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLRDC) at the Biodiversity Study Park in Thalawathugoda. Over a hundred students from ages 14-17 representing 8 national and provincial schools in the proximity of urban wetlands were present at the launch. The workshops enabled students to get a firsthand experience of urban wetlands in the