A tree does not, a forest make

by Ranil Senanayake – on 09/21/2015 in Groundview, Colombo, Environment One species of a tree even if repeated a million times does not make a forest. Today  September 21st has been declared the International Day of Struggle against Tree Monocultures , people around the world will…

Restoring sustainability to Sri Lankan agriculture

By Ranil Senanayake, Island, October 7, 2015 Sri Lanka maintained a massive highland soil ecosystem that was untouched until the advent of the colonial experience. The rice farming soils as well as the agroeco system was a co-evolved system that maintained its production potential for…

The Sixth Mass Extinction

ISLAND. July 1, 2015, 12:00 pm by Ranil Senanayake The world is embarking on its sixth mass extinction, according to a Standford University study of tigers and other threatened species (AFP) The world is embarking on its sixth mass extinction with animals disappearing about 100 times…