The spotted dove (Spilopelia chinensis) - By Sanju Rangodaga
It is a small and somewhat long-tailed pigeon that is a common resident breeding bird across its native
range on the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The species has been introduced into many parts
of the world and feral populations have become established.
Fishing boats - By Sanju Rangodage
Ex- situ conservation – Ridiyagama Safari Garden – By Sanju Rangodage
Wild mushrooms in tropical rain forests – By Indi Akurugoda
A painted stork landed on a tree. Udawalawa National Park, Sri Lanka - By Indi Akurugoda
Yellow Butterflies – By Indi Akurugoda
They are ready to start a new life. They have just come out from their cocoons. Captured in
Baddegama, Sri Lanka.
Green pit viper – By Sumudu Mahesh
Trimeresurus trigonocephalus, the Sri Lankan pit viper, is a venomous pit viper species endemic to Sri
Lanka. No subspecies are currently recognized.
The painted stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is a large wading bird in the stork family. Captured in Udawalawa National Park, Sri Lanka - By Indi Akurugoda
Hidden water fall - By Sumudu Mahesh
Red Slender Loris – By Tharaka Kusuminda
Blossoming May flowers – By Sujith Lakmal
Camping in Yakdessagala - By Sumudu Mahesh
Sky, river and greenery in hill country – By Sumudu Mahesh
Melastoma malabathricum - By Sumudu Mahesh
Paleo climatic studies – Dr. Nalaka Pradeep Ranasinghe conducts a research to identify changes of monsoon patterns in Sri Lanka. He collects samples from the Dumbara mountain range.
Young Researchers - by Sumudu Mahesh
Woman works in her farmland in Handagiriya - By Thusitha Dissanayake
Tree Ordination in Nilgala forest - By Bandula Babaranda
Tree ordination is a community based forest conservation approach which originates in Northern Thailand. This is the best answer for the forest degradation and deforestation. Now Sri Lanka is also practicing tree ordination to protect forests and to organize communities against such activities.
Studies on small mammals - By Tharaka Kusuminda
Researchers have identified a relationship between pollination process and behavior of Bats. Decline of harvests and Bat population is interlinked
Wet Pathana Ecosystems in Sri Lanka – By Sumudu Mahesh
Field visits in Balangoda – Field visits help to enhance the quality of undergraduates. This visit has been organized by the Department of Geography, University of Ruhuna - By Manjula Karunaratne
Green shade - By Sumudu Mahesh
Villagers sell their harvests – Palu fruits (Manilkara hexandra) in Panama – By Manjula Karunaratne
Collecting non-timber forest products is the main income source of the people who are living in forest peripheral areas. However, now forest conservation policies and community needs are not matching each other. But villagers cannot forget the forest from their day to day life.
Sri Lankan National Bird. Ceylon Jungle Fowl – By Sumudu Mahesh
Field observation in Handagiriya - by Thusitha Dissanayake
Hill country landscape in Sri Lanka – By Manjula Karunaratne
Tea cultivation has become the dominant land use pattern in hill country Sri Lanka. The natural vegetation cover is disappearing now as a result of tea cultivation.
Mini hydro power plant in Koskulana - Sinaharaja rain forest - by Manjula Karunaratne
Establishing mini hydro power plants has become the main threat for the wet zone forests, ecosystems and waterfalls in Sri Lanka.
Human – Crocodile conflict in Nilwala river, Matara- By Kelum Bodimana
Human – Crocodile conflict has become a major issue in Nilwala river, Sri Lanka. People encroaches crocodile habitats and this is the main cause of the issue.
Conducting awareness programmes in Kanneliya rain forest - by Damitha Lakmal