Forests and wildlife our lifeline

Get involved and do something for the nature

Both forests and wildlife are parts of one eco-system. Though we look at them as separate entities in science if we can experience them together you will find them more interesting and close to our lives. 

Where ever you live Research on wildlife and research on tropical forests in Sri Lanka is something that we can support. We see this as a timely requirement with multiple advantages…

In the simplest terms, living green means making lifestyle decisions and engaging in practices which reduce negative impact on and promote the health of the planet and its creatures.

Activities that one does in a tropical forest is unlimited yet it depends on one’s interests, taste but it also largely varies upon the terrain and the weather can get better ideas by talking to our experts in the field

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How many forests are there in Sri Lanka

According to the U.N. FAO, 28.8% or about 1,860,000 ha of Sri Lanka was forested in 2010, according to FAO. Of this 9.0% ( 167,000 ) is classified as primary forest

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Animals in the Sinharaja Rainforest

Mammals, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies

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Eendemic Trees are in Sri Lanka

Endemic plants in Sinharaja Forest Reserve • There are about 217 endemic plants can be found in Sri Lanka. About 140 plant species are located in Sinharaja Forest Reserve.

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Percentage of forest cover in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka current forest cover as at 2017 was 29.7%. By 2005 this had fallen by approximately 26 percent. (29.46% in 2018) Between 1990 and 2000

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Is Sri Lanka a jungle

This ecoregion is the home of the jungle shrew, a small endemic mammal of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has the highest density of amphibian species worldwide.


National Tree of Sri Lanka

Ceylon ironwood is the national tree of Sri Lanka. The oily seeds are edible when well cooked, and both the seeds and the flowers are used locally in traditional medicine.