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Ideas for Environmentally friendly living

Ideas presented on World Environment Day 2007

Use of Web tools for teaching

Blogging, wikis, podcasting and web 2.0 tools .


International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2007

International Symposium on 30 Novmeber - 1 December 2007.

Sinharaja rain forest

Information and trail map.

Buddhist message on Conservation

Arhat Mahinda's Message on 246 BC

Workshops on Our Biological Heritage

Sinhala Medium workshops organized by Department of Forestry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Biodiversity secretariat of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, IUCN, Sri Lanka and Young Biologists Association)
at Forestry Auditorium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.

These workshops are organized to improve the awareness on Sri Lankan Fauna and Flora among young generation (School children, university students and other interested parties), so that they can be involved in conservation and management of our biological heritage.

These are held at Science auditorium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.

Workshop 1 - Vertebrates
This was held on 29 Novmber 2005

Fishes - Prof Upali Amarasinghe
Amphibians - Mr Kelum Manamendraarchchi
Reptiles - Mr Anslem de Silva
Birds - Prof Sarath Kotagama
Land Mammals - Dr Devaka Weerakoon Download Presenation (pdf)
Marine Mammals - Prof J Jinedasa and Ms. Anouk Ilangakoon

Workshop 2 – Invertebrates
13 December 2005

Marine invertebrates - Dr Malik Fernando
Insect diversity - Dr Anura Wijesekera
Ants - Dr Shirani Dias
Bees - Dr. Inoka (WAIP) Karunaratne and Prof Jayanthi Edirisinghe
Corals - Mr Arjan Rajasooriya
Spiders - Dr Channa Bambaradeniya
Butterflies - Mr Nalin Perera
Mollusca - Dr Kithsiri Ranawana