Originally Published in Forest Cover 61- Global Forest Coalition Newsletter on May 22, 2020, International Day for Biological Diversity By Hemantha Withanage, Centre for Environmental Justice and GFC regional focal point for Asia, Sri Lanka Photo Credit Dam construction in Sri Lanka. Gihan Jayaweera Ideally, building a reservoir is an environmentally friendly thing to do.
We should not go back to pre Corona situation once Corona lockdown is over. We have many learnings during Corona. This article proposes the need to address root causes of environmental degradation while respecting human rights and planetary limits, restore natural ecosystems including local initiatives for transformation, support sustainable agriculture and peoples responses to healthy food systems leading and supporting people responsive climate actions.
This writ application was filed by CEJ on the 22nd July 2019 against consignment of waste material which includes clinical waste, used cushions and mattress, plant parts, plastic waste and other uncategorized and hazardous which waste illegally imported into the country from the United Kingdom with the intention of disposing them within the country in
08/05/2020 In Northern sanctuary of Wilpattu national park and in the Marachukkaddi or Karadikkuli Reserved Forest Stands west ward of Wilpattu blocks II and IV has been cleared, divided into plots, paved roads and has established unauthorized settlements making irreparable damage to the whole environment and eco system and wildlife habitats. Wilpattu case was filed
This case was filled in the Supreme Court against violation of fundamental rights by the Uma Oya multi-purpose project conducted in collaboration with government of Iran. The main objectives of the project are to supply of electricity to the National Grid and to provide water supply for South Eastern dry zone area. More than 7500