On World Elephant Day which falls today, the Daily Post looks at the dangers the country's elephants face in the light of a recent move to remove circular 5/2001 which would result in loss of vast tracts of forest land putting human & animals on a worsening collision course.
The National Zoological Gardens at Dehiwala celebrated its 84th birthday earlier this month. Celebrations to mark the day took a quiet note due to the threat of COVID-19 spread.
To coincide with International Archives Week (June 8-14) , Shamara Wettimuny highlights how medical administration reports and newspapers available in the National Archives provide a longitudinal picture of Sri Lanka’s public health for the last 100 years, & various epidemics SL has confronted.
British poet & painter Edward Lear made a brief visit to Ceylon in the latter part of 1874. He left behind some fascinating water colour paintings of the island in his collection.
A new story book that aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations