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Sri Lanka is taking a huge effort to protect the Ozone layer
This article is only available in Sinhala. Please click the below link to read the Sinhala articleජීවය රකින ඕසෝන් වියන රැකීමට ශ්‍රී ලංකාව මහඟු සේවාවක් ඉටු කරනවා
Did sinking ship spill 75 tons of oil into the sea?
The vessel that sank off Panadura may have spilt 75 tons of oil into the ocean but an exact quantification of the spill and the extent of the marine pollution caused by the slick cannot still be assessed, a senior official said yesterday. To read the full article published on The Island 26 August 2012 please click the following link Did sinking ship spill 75 tons of oil into the sea?  
Reforestation project to be launched
The Forest Conservation Department has taken steps to undertake a reforestation programme in the Kurunegala District this year. Accordingly, 104 hectares would be cultivated with trees by the Kurunegala District Regional Office of the Forest Conservation Department. Cllick here to read the full article published in Daily News, 10 January 2012
Irresponsible whale-watching endangers marine-life
There have been complaints from many local and foreign tourists about whale-watching tour operators competing to provide more thrills to customers, becoming a danger to the mammals. Witnesses say boats leaving the southern coastal towns like Galle and Mirissa, especially small motor-boats, are the main offenders. To read the full article please click "Irresponsible whale-watching endangers marine-life" (The Island: Wednesday January 11th 2012 online)
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