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Trade In The World’s Most Trafficked Animal Has Come To Sri Lanka

Earlier this year, a Sri Lankan woman was nabbed by Customs at Bandaranaike International Airport while attempting to smuggle 11 kgs of pangolin scales…

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Island Of Litter

Crow Island may be regaining popularity as a beach park—but along with an increase in visitors, is an increase in pollution.

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Omura’s Whale In Lankan Waters

There’s a new whale in town.

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Snakes On An Island

Most Sri Lankan snakes are relatively harmless – but you may want to watch out for these.

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Stranded in Trincomalee

Pilot whales were recently stranded on a beach in Trinco – Is this normal?

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Sri Lanka’s Waste (Mis)management

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The Tortoise Star

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Sri Lanka’s Sneaky Tree Dweller

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Who Should Deal With The Human-Elephant Conflict?

It was 2:30 a.m., in rural Anuradhapura, when M. Dharmasena woke to the sound of his wife’s piercing screams. Before he could react, a…

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Alien Invasion: Seven Foreign Fauna in Sri Lanka

Islands are host to unique and fragile ecosystems. Sri Lanka is no different, being home to innumerable species of flora and fauna that have…

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Alien (Fauna) Invasions

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Endemic But Endangered: Five Butterflies Of Sri Lanka

There are approximately 20,000 species of butterflies in total across the world, and they are distributed across all continents except Antarctica. Sri Lanka alone…