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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Map compendium of the Kelani River Basin

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2016
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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Preliminary perception survey on water safety in the Kelani River Basin

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2016
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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Natural resource profile of the Kelani River Basin

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2016
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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Final report

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2016
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Sustainability of small grants

IUCN Sri Lanka is the National Secretariat of Mangroves for the Future (MFF) regional initiative that is being implemented in the country since 2008.

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2015
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Field guide to reef fishes of Sri Lanka : volume 2

The hope is that this field guide, along with its companion, volume 1, will be useful resources for snorkelers, divers, and all those interested in marine life in expanding their knowledge on identification of species found in the reef habitats of Sri Lanka. 

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2014
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Proceedings of the workshop on ecological considerations in coastal development

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2013
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Field guide to reef fishes of Sri Lanka

Using his marine experience of nearly four decades, the author has provided accurate descriptions of selected reef fishes, with precise illustrations by Shantha Jayaweera.

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2013
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Tidal flats

This booklet is an attempt to redress the lack of general knowledge on tidal flats and create awareness about their importance and the current threats facing these little-known ecosystems. 

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2013
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Lagoons and estuaries

Coastal lagoons and estuaries, lying at the boundary between ocean and land, house a unique mosaic of habitats, giving rise to high species diversity and the creation of ecotones. They are also ecologically and economically important ecosystems that provide many ecosystem services.

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2013
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Small grants, large gains : lessons from MFF Small Grant Facility Projects in Sri Lanka (2011-2013)

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is a partnership-based regional initiative promoting investments in coastal ecosystems that support sustainable development.

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2013
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Insights into the biodiversity of the Sampur area in Trincomalee

This study documents the terrestrial and aquatic habitat types and floral and faunal species richness found in the Sampur area and current threats to biodiversity in the area.

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2013
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Sustainable development of Delft Island : an ecological, socio-economic and archaeological assessment

This publication presents the findings of the physical, ecological, archaeological and socio-economic assessments of Delft Island; a map of Delft Island, illustrating its present land-use patterns, as well as areas that should, potentially, be earmarked for future development and conservation act

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2013
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The Gulf of Mannar and its surroundings : a resource book for teachers in the Mannar District

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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2012
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An appraisal of challenges in the sustainable management of the micro-tidal barrier-built estuaries and lagoons in Sri Lanka

This study, based on a colloquium, field assessments of development activities and technical analyses pertaining to barrier-built estuaries and lagoons, was inspired by the positive response to a preceding report captioned <a href=”http

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Threatened ... Sri Lanka's biodiversity

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2011
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Natural resource governance training manual

This Manual presents a framework, includes technical material for raising awareness, and provides basic education on governance in the context of natural resources, and is designed to target a wide audience.

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2011
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An appraisal of mangrove management in micro-tidal estuaries and lagoons in Sri Lanka

This study was inspired by observations and experiences from post-tsunami (2004) mangrove planting and ‘restoration’ work in the country.

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2011
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For the people, by the people : results and lessons from a small grants programme

This booklet documents the achievements of selected projects of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Small Grants Programme in Sri Lanka, with emphasis on drawing lessons to improve future project performance.

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2010
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The Union : People and nature

This beautiful picture book is an effort to present a cross section of the activities recently implemented by IUCN Sri Lanka in encouraging wise use of natural resources in that country.

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2010
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Wilpattu : villus and beyond

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2009
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Children's perception of the environment : a teacher's toolkit for investigating coastal and marine ecosystems in Asia

The goal of this toolkit is to help promote environmental stewardship and increase awareness of marine and coastal ecosystems among schoolchildren in Asia through the use of creative, investigative approaches.

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2009
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Small help, large gain : community action for environmental management

The Community Conservation Support Fund (CCSF) in Sri Lanka supports innovative, community-based and natural resources management initiatives with the help of small grants.

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2009
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For nature and people : a helping hand to rise from the debris

In the wake of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, four organizations, Both ENDS, World Wide Fund for Nature, Wetlands International and IUCN Netherlands Committee, implemented “Green Coast: for nature and people after the tsunami”, to assist the tsunamiaffected countries in Asia: India, Indonesia, Sr

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2008
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The 2007 red list of threatened fauna and flora of Sri Lanka

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2007
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Best practice guidelines for the establishment of a coastal greenbelt

The objective of these guidelines is to evolve a systematically designed common approach for rehabilitation of a vegetation buffer stable enough to absorb the devastating energy of natural disasters. These Guidelines provide implementers with a quick reference to the procedures.

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2007
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Technical guidelines for the establishment of a coastal greenbelt

The need to establish a coastal green belt following the post-tsunami scenario has led to unregulated rehabilitation work.

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2007
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Best practice guidelines on restoration of homegardens in tsunami affected areas

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2007
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Strategy for integrating environmental concerns into district level post-tsunami recovery : district of Matara

Following the magnitude of the destruction that resulted from the December 2004 tsunami there was an urgent need to draw up emergency strategies and action plans, in order to contain, and wherever possible to reverse, the adverse impacts on the environment, while at the same time continuing recon

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2006
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National wetland directory of Sri Lanka

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2006
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Insitu turtle conservation guide

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2006
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Guide to Sinharaja : a biodiversity hotspot of the world

This publication will serve as a concise guide to the Sinharaja rainforest, by providing tips and advice to visitors, and information with regards to its cultural importance. Descriptions and checklists have also been provided for some of the plant and animal species found in this rainforest.

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2006
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The fauna of Sri Lanka : status of taxonomy, research and conservation

Taxonomic research on the faunal groups of Sri Lanka has undergone tremendous growth since the 1990s, resulting in the discovery and scientific description of several new species.

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2006
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Marine turtle conservation strategy and action plan for Sri Lanka

This was prepared as part of a comprehensive, concerted and integrated effort at a national level to make a significant headway in Sri Lanka 's marine turtle conservation.

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2005
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A biodiversity status profile of Anawilundawa sanctuary - a Ramsar wetland in the Western dry zone of Sri Lanka

This paper presents the findings of a series of biodiversity assessments conducted in the Anawilundawa wetland sanctuary from September 2003-January 2004.

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2005
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Layman's guide to the Convention on Migratory Species

This publication, which was prepared in Sinhala, provides a general introduction to an intergovernmental treaty, known as the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), which aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian species.

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2005
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A biodiversity status profile of Lunama, Kalametiya wetland sanctuary

The Lunama and Kalametiya lagoons are located on the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Part of the Dry Zone of the country, their importance led to their being designated in 1984 as a Sanctuary under the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance.

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2005
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Multiple benefits of small irrigation tanks and their economic value : a case study in the Kala Oya Basin, Sri Lanka

The ancient tank system supported people’s livelihoods in times of foreign invasions. These livelihoods were environment friendly, and had the capacity to feed many a generation who constructed them. Today, many rural people still use these tanks for irrigation and other purposes.

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2005
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Tropical rainforests : a resource book for secondary school teachers

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2005
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Enhancing sustainable livelihoods : a case study from Wanathavilluwa, Sri Lanka

In spite of the fact that Sri Lanka has a relatively high Human Development Index (HDI) overall, the majority of families living in coastal areas fall into the poorest category.

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2004
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A biodiversity status profile of sub-tidal and inter-tidal habitats of the Rekawa, Ussangoda and Kalametiya area

Being an island, Sri Lanka is rich in coastal and marine habitats. Sub-tidal habitats such as coral and rocky reefs are abundant, along with large soft bottom habitats.

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2004
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Wetland conservation in Sri Lanka : proceedings of the National symposium on wetland conservation and management

This publication presents the proceedings of the National Symposium on Wetland Conservation and Management held in 2003 in Colombo.

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2004
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Orchids of Sri Lanka : a conservationist's companion. A simplified guide to identification, vol.1: the protected orchids and selected similar species

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2003
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Coral reefs : a resource book for secondary school teachers

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2003
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A comparison of the conservation and legal status of the fauna and flora of Sri Lanka

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2003
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A guide to the biodiversity of Knuckles forest region

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2003
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Assessment of the economic value of Muthurajawela wetland

The Muthurajawela Marsh is part of an integrated coastal wetland system of high biodiversity and ecological significance. Yet it is subject to intense and growing pressures from urban, residential, recreational and industrial development.

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2003
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An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Muthurajawela Wetland sanctuary

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2002
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A biodiversity status profile of Bundala National Park : a Ramsar national wetland of Sri Lanka

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2002
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An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Maduganga mangrove estuary

The Maduganga estuary and mangrove islets are a complex coastal wetland ecosystem situated in the southern part of Sri Lanka. Currently not a protected area, Maduganga has been recognised as a priority wetland for conservation because of its rich biodiversity.

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2002

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