Is Wildlife Conservation Headed in the Right Direction?

The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS) will question if we are headed in the right direction with wildlife conservation in Sri Lanka at its monthly lecture, which will be presented by the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) Director – Operations Ranjan Marasinghe on 15 September.

The lecture will take place at the Jasmine Hall, BMICH.

With media reports filled with tales of human-wildlife conflict, rampant deforestation, illegal encroachment into natural habitat, and increasing poaching, amongst others, there is no doubt that the wildlife and wilderness of Sri Lanka are under the greatest threats they have faced possibly since the time the Colonial British cleared the highlands for the growing of coffee, and then tea.

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