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COMPOSTING – PROS AND CONS

COMPOSTING – PROS AND CONS Haritha Gallage Composting is the process of controlled biological decomposition and conversion of solid organic material into a humus-like substance, Compost. Composting is a natural process which makes excellent...

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Tree Family Meliaceae in Sri Lanka

Family: Meliaceae Auther: A.M.C Abeykoon Meliaceae is a flowering plant family of mostly trees and shrubs (and a few herbaceous plants, mangroves) in the order Sapindales. The family includes about 50 genera and 650...

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Economic aspects of Nature tourism in Sri Lanka

Economic aspects of Nature tourism in Sri Lanka Auther: Dilini Shashikala Nature tourism can be defined as any type of tourism that relies on attractions directly related to the natural environment. It is one...

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Major environmental threats and reclamation on Uma Oya project

Uma Oya multipurpose development project is considered to be the largest development project after Mahaweli Development project. The objectives of the project are to produce hydro power, irrigation and to provide water for industrial,...