Any story of dramatic survival in a desert environment is sure to involve a scene in which the main, parched character gleefully spots water in the distance, only to arrive and find it has disappeared. As the sun and daytime temperatures continue to rise, the protagonist becomes increasingly disoriented and this alarming situation occurs again and again. In addition to being
Beachgoers and residents on the Indonesian island of Batam have complained about packs of monkeys terrorizing them in search of food. Conservationists say the problem is that the long-tailed macaques are being squeezed out of their natural habitat by deforestation, and have become accustomed to being given food by humans.
By Amila Abeynayaka Dr. Abeynayaka is a Policy Researcher currently attached to the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan. Pollution caused by the irresponsible disposal of plastics is a significant issue, particularly in developing countries like Sri Lanka. According to
by Sanath Nanayakkare Bank of Ceylon Chairman Kanchana Ratwatte expects that growth will rebound in 2022 with three primary elements as drivers of the economy, moving forward. According to his predictions, Sri Lanka should see notable rebound in earnings from tourism, SME sector businesses and foreign remittances. Speaking at an
Nations Trust Bank ended the third quarter with a strong performance, continuing the trend demonstrated in the first half of the year. The loan book recorded an 18% growth during the nine months ended 30th September 2021 against the private sector credit growth of 10.6% during the same period of
Cyprus has earned its fair share of poetic nicknames throughout the years: it has been dubbed the jewel of the Mediterranean and the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite. With its rich history and stunning nature, tourism used to be at the forefront of the Cypriot economy. But the country has come
Mayor of remote U.S. island fights for marine sanctuary status Designation could help control activity in surrounding waters Locals suspect fur seal population falling due to overfishing Exact causes of seals’ decline off Alaska are disputed Biden’s election provides fresh hope of progress ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Alaska, July 12 (Reuters)
Stand anywhere along the coast of Connecticut facing south and the miles of seemingly empty blue space stretching before you can be deceiving, according to Nathan Frohling. Frohling, a Guilford resident and staffer at the Nature Conservancy, said that’s what he realized after examining a trove of data recently mapped