The Value of Forests

This is a callout to Sri Lankans who have enjoyed our forests. If you have ever spread your picnic lunch in the soft shade of a roadside forest or gazed out from a lookout point over scattered lakes and tree-lined river courses meandering through forested valleys, marvelling at how green our island is… you have enjoyed our forests and the fertility they bless this country with. Today those same shady forests, glistening rivers, lakes and even those panoramic views you have enjoyed, are threatened.

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