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Core areas addressed
   

Nurturing and sustaining the natural resource base of Sri Lanka for the enrichment of future generations, ensuring quality management of natural resources, prevention of exploitative practices, campaigning to prevent environment disasters, educating citizens on environment friendly lives and livelihoods, policy advocacy on sustainable environment regeneration, supporting the government in international environmental policy debates.

   
   
Specific activities to-date
   

- Changed legislature to prevent sand mining

  - Supported the framework process for a biodiversity policy
  - Addressed over 1000 localized environmental issues
  - Addressed over 100 national environment related issues
  - Took legal action in over 200 specific instances in district courts, appeals court and the supreme court
  - Resisted and/or prevented ill-planned large scale projects such as the Southern Transport Development Project, Protected Area Management Project and Sethusanudram from damaging the environment and communities
  - Trained over 5000 school children in environment aware local action
  - Campaigned against poisons in pesticides, supported the formulation of policy on water shed management
 
     
     
 
 
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Last updated: 09 May, 2016