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Sri Lanka suspends road work near Sinharaja forest

Sri Lanka suspends road work near Sinharaja forest

By Charles Haviland BBC News, Colombo The authorities in Sri Lanka say they have suspended work on a controversial road project, days after the UN wrote to the government. The letter from Unesco asked for details of the impact the work would have on the nearby Sinharaja forest. The forest, in southern Sri Lanka, is […]

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Saving Sinharaja: The unfinished Story

Saving Sinharaja: The unfinished Story

(August 06, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Whether Sinharaja has been saved or not, is a big question. I keep on receiving e. mails these days asking me to join in a lead role in the ongoing efforts to save Sinharaja from new intrusions which threaten its existence as a unique biosphere area declared as a […]

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