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Malaka Rodrigo commented on Matthew Wright's blog post Improve the Biodiversity Media Alliance: Have your say!
"Good to hear your plans on improving Biodiversity Media Alliance. Hope to see a more active platform along with  CBD COP14. Please visit my blog for my latest articles.  Cheers from Sri Lanka,  Malaka…"
Oct 11, 2018
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Profile Information

What is your name?
Malaka Rodrigo
What is your job title?
Environmental Journalist
What organisation do you work for?
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Agriculture, Biodiversity targets, Biotechnology, CBD negotiations, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Education, Endangered species, Faith and biodiversity, Forests, Invasive species, Oceans, Poverty and biodiversity, Protected areas, Taxonomy, Trade and biodiversity, Traditional knowledge, Urban biodiversity, Wetlands
What languages do you speak?
English / Sinhala
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I'm an Environmental Journalist based at Sri Lanka. Biodiversity is my main interestest area and you can read my latest articles on

Malaka Rodrigo's Blog

Crackdown after Sri Lanka bombings may help in fight against blast fishing

Published on Mongabay on 26.06.2019 

  • Sri Lanka’s fight against the destructive practice of blast fishing may be boosted by a nationwide security crackdown on explosives, instated in the wake of the April 21…

Posted on July 4, 2019 at 1:05

My environmental articles covering biodiversity of Sri Lanka

Dear All, 

Couldn't share links to my articles on 'Biodiversity Media Alliance' for quite a sometime. During the past few months, I wrote extensively on different aspects of biodiversity of Sri Lanka - ranging from mighty Blue Whales to tiny Bees.

Please visit my blog for my past articles.. 

Happy reporting, 


Malaka Rodrigo~ 



Posted on March 24, 2017 at 6:00

Biologist warn of early stages of Earth's sixth mass extinction event

July 24, 2014
Stanford University
The planet's current biodiversity, the product of 3.5 billion years of evolutionary trial and error, is the highest in the history of life. But it may be reaching a tipping point. Scientists caution that the loss and decline of animals is contributing to what appears to be the…

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 19:08

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