The impacts of climate change are starkly visible in countries across the world. Extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, and storms, but also long-term processes such as sea level rise, increasing day- and nighttime temperatures, soil degradation, and salinization affect households, communities, and societies. Agriculture, water resources, fisheries, and forestry are among the most climate-vulnerable sectors, but all aspects of national and local economies are faced with their own sets of risks, liabilities, and transformations.
SLYCAN Trust and the Marine Environment Protection Authority of Sri Lanka (MEPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the 15th of January, 2021, to further share technical expertise and collaborate on efforts to protect, rehabilitate, and restore marine and coastal ecosystems in Sri Lanka. The signing took place along with a planning workshop on coastal and marine conservation and waste management held at Mövenpick Hotel, Colombo on the same date.
ශ්රි ලංකාවේ කොරල් පර ප්රතිසංස්කරණය සඳහා මාර්ගෝපදේශ සකස් කෙරෙන නියෝජිත උපදේශන හමුවේ දෙවැන්න නාරාහේන්පිට සමුද්රීය පරිසර ආරක්ෂණ අධිකාරියේදී පසුගිය 06 වැනිදා පැවැත්විණි. සමුද්රීය පරිසර ආරක්ෂණ අධිකාරිය (MEPA) ස්ලයිකැන් භාරය (SLYCAN trust) සමග එක්ව මෙම හමුව සංවිධානය කර තිබිණි.
Humane Society International together with SLYCAN Trust organised a lecture on “Addressing the human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka” followed by a panel discussion on October 14th, 2019. Dr Prithiviraj Fernando, an expert in the conservation field with for over 25 years, narrated the present situation in Sri Lanka.