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Negative Environmental Impacts of Tourism in Unawatuna ...

Negative Environmental Impacts of tourism in Unawatuna beach area Problems related to waste products and marine water pollution Hotels, gust houses, restaurants and other similar places which have not formal waste product drainage system, evacuate their waste products to water sources. It .

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Cement and its effect to the environment: A case study in ...

Cement is an extensively used material in Srilanka. In Srilanka, the demand for cement is high both in building and infrastructure development. However, the environmental impact of cement production process starting from preproduction stages is significant. This study scrutinizes the environmental impact due to cement production process in ...

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Planning and Sustainability | Sri Lanka Tourism ...

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority is committed to ensuring tourist destinations make optimal use of their environmental and cultural resources, while respecting the socio-cultural traditions of local communities and providing economic benefits to communities, businesses, and national economies through responsible tourism planning and development.

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The Indian Ocean Tsunami and its Environmental Impacts

The Indian Ocean Tsunami and its Environmental Impacts Hari Srinivas: Case Study Series E-023. June 2015 At 0058 GMT on 26 December 2004, a massive earthquake of magnitude 9.0 struck the coastal area off northern Sumatra in Indonesia. A number of after shocks also occurred, some of magnitude 7.1. These earthquakes triggered tsunamis that ...


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Environmental Protection And Sustainable Development In ...

Environmental Protection And Sustainable Development In Sri Lanka. ... The history of environmental policy and law in Sri Lanka however goes back much further in history. In 1848, the Timber Ordinance No. 24 was signed for the reservation of forests, largely for timber production. In 1873, Hooker advocated the protection of natural forests ...

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Economic, social and environmental impacts and overall ...

Unlike many other value chain analyses (VCA), this study extends over the entire product life cycle. We analyse the life cycle of the tea industry from the plantation stage to the disposal of the tea waste after consumption, and identify key economic, social and environmental impacts .


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EIA procedure Challenges for environmental impact ...

Scoping is conducted by PAA to determine the environmental impacts in a preliminary fashion. The PAA solicits the participation of those affected, queries the PP for clarifications, and then decides whether an EIA is required or the less comprehensive initial environmental examination (IEE) would do.

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Environmental impacts with waste disposal practices in a ...

Environmental impacts with waste disposal practices in a suburban municipality in Sri Lanka Article in International Journal of Environment and Waste Management 6(1/2) · January 2010 with 11,241 ...

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Environmental Protection Areas of Sri Lanka

Environmental Protection Areas of Sri Lanka Details. Environmentally important, specific areas are declared as Environmental Protection Areas, [EPA], as per provisions of Sections 24 C and 24 D, of the National Environmental Act No.47 of 1980, by an order published in a Gazette Notification.


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A List of Major Environment Policies of Sri Lanka

A List of Major Environment Policies of Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Sri Lanka National Environment Policy - 2003 The policy aims to promote the sound management of Sri Lanka's environment balancing the needs for social and .


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THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS IN .

THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS IN SRI LANKA By Dekshika Charmini Kodituwakku* Environmental Foundation Limited, 146/34, Havelock Road, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is one of the instruments for achieving sustainable development since it aids in decision-making and formulating development action (1). EIA

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Cement and its effect to the environment: A case study in ...

Cement is an extensively used material in Srilanka. In Srilanka, the demand for cement is high both in building and infrastructure development. However, the environmental impact of cement production process starting from preproduction stages is significant. This study scrutinizes the environmental impact due to cement production process in ...

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The Environmental Impacts of Mahaweli Project - Yola

Fig 1. Mahaweli River Dam Projects, Sri Lanka. ACCELERATED MAHAWELI PROGRAMME This major phase of the Mahaweli Project comprised the construction of major Dams and headworks, namely Kotmale, Victoria, Randenigala, and Rantambe, illustrated in (Fig 1) [5].Kotmale Project the most upstream of the Mahaweli cascade is located on the Kotmale Oya, a tributary of Mahaweli Ganga (Fig 3).


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Social and Environmental Impacts of a Mini-hydro Project ...

environmental impacts of electricity generation through MHPs. The framework is applied to a case study on a MHP at the upper catchment of Ma Oya river basin Sri Lanka. The case study identifies the social and environmental impacts of the MHP through consultation of stakeholders of the area.


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ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION AND INSTITUTIONS IN SRI .

Environmental Legislation and Institutions in South Asia. Dr Rashid Hasan edited the composite national contributions in the form of a regional synthesis report under the title of the ―South Asian Handbook of National Environmental Legislation and Institutions‖, shaping the contributions into a common format.


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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) sample report srilanka

May 01, 2015 · Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) sample report srilanka admin May 1, 2015 Machinery and Equipment No Comments The new road network is to be built from "Wattala" to "Kealaniya" in order to build easy access between the two towns.


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About Us - BIODIVERSITY SRI LANKA

Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL) is a national platform entirely owned and driven by the private sector, established to promote strong engagement of the corporate sector in biodiversity and environmental conservation in Sri Lanka.

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Environment of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

Environmental policy and law International agreements. Sri Lanka is a party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands.


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Environmental Protection Areas of Sri Lanka

Environmental Protection Areas of Sri Lanka Details. Environmentally important, specific areas are declared as Environmental Protection Areas, [EPA], as per provisions of Sections 24 C and 24 D, of the National Environmental Act No.47 of 1980, by an order published in a Gazette Notification.


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Environmental Impacts of Mini Hydropower Projects in Sri Lanka

Environmental Impacts of Mini Hydropower Projects in Sri Lanka B.W.H. Akbo Rupasinghe and S.N. de Silva Royal College, Colombo, Sri Lanka E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT Sri Lanka is experiencing a high rate of increase in electricity demand. Electricity demand is met by hydro power and thermal power generation.

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The Environmental Impacts of Mahaweli Project - Yola

Fig 1. Mahaweli River Dam Projects, Sri Lanka. ACCELERATED MAHAWELI PROGRAMME This major phase of the Mahaweli Project comprised the construction of major Dams and headworks, namely Kotmale, Victoria, Randenigala, and Rantambe, illustrated in (Fig 1) [5].Kotmale Project the most upstream of the Mahaweli cascade is located on the Kotmale Oya, a tributary of Mahaweli Ganga (Fig 3).

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Social and Environmental Impacts of a Mini-hydro Project ...

environmental impacts of electricity generation through MHPs. The framework is applied to a case study on a MHP at the upper catchment of Ma Oya river basin Sri Lanka. The case study identifies the social and environmental impacts of the MHP through consultation of stakeholders of the area.

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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedure in Sri Lanka

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedure in Sri Lanka ... EIA is a simple and straightforward process of first predicting the potential impacts of development activities on the natural and social environment, and then suggesting measures to prevent or minimize negative impacts and to enhance positive impacts ... Environmental ...


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Environmental impacts with waste disposal practices in a ...

Environmental impacts with waste disposal practices in a suburban municipality in Sri Lanka Article in International Journal of Environment and Waste Management 6(1/2) · January 2010 with 11,241 ...

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Review of Climate Change - Srilanka - South-East Asia ...

Review of climate change and health activities in Sri Lanka 2 administratively. According to the 2013 Census of Population and Housing, the population density was 327 people per km2 [5]. The service industry accounts for 59% of Sri Lanka's GDP, and tourism


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(PDF) Environmental Impacts and their Socioeconomic ...

The shrimp farming has also expanded from 20,000 ha in 1980 to 150,000 ha in 2001. This study was carried out to investigate the environmental impacts and to identify their socio-economic consequences for horizontal or area expansion of shrimp farming in southwest coastal belt of Bangladesh.

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Causes and Effects of Environmental Degradation - Conserve ...

Environmental degradation is one of the largest threats that are being looked at in the world today. The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction characterizes environmental degradation as the lessening of the limit of the earth to meet social and environmental destinations, and needs.


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Environmental XPRT - The Environmental Industry Online

Environmental XPRT - Global Marketplace for the Environmental Industry. Online product catalogs, news, articles, events, publications and more


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A List of Major Environment Policies of Sri Lanka

A List of Major Environment Policies of Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Sri Lanka National Environment Policy - 2003 The policy aims to promote the sound management of Sri Lanka's environment balancing the needs for social and .


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Air pollution and health in Sri Lanka: a review of ...

Jun 02, 2010 · Background. Air pollution is increasingly documented as a threat to public health in most developing countries. Evaluation of current air quality levels, regulatory standards and scientific literature on outdoor and indoor air pollution, and health effects are important to identify the burden, develop and implement interventions and to fill knowledge gaps in Sri Lanka.


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