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What is your name?
Malaka Rodrigo
What is your job title?
Environmental Journalist
What organisation do you work for?
SundayTimes
Website
www.window2nature.wordpress.com
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 www.window2nature.wordpress.com.

Malaka Rodrigo's Blog

Horrifying rise in ‘jaw bombs’ brings agonising death to jumbos

Playful baby elephants were half of casualties
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The female elephant calf was thirsty. Standing in the shallows of a water hole at dusk, it hurriedly sucked water into its trunk. It then curled its little trunk toward its mouth in an attempt to quench its…

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Posted on March 3, 2020 at 1:53

Fish, the ignored wildlife on our plates

On World Wildlife Day on 03rd of March, charismatic wildlife such as endangered elephants, leopards and the vulnerable sloth bear will take the stage – but one species is routinely ignored, to our peril.

Diverse fish species on a common malu lella

There will be protests to protect forests such as Wilpattu, Sinharaja and even mangroves. “But are we concerned enough about…

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Posted on March 3, 2020 at 1:51

Elephant seal native to Antarctica spotted for first time in tropical Sri Lanka

Published on Mongabay on 26.11.2019 https://news.mongabay.com/2019/11/elephant-seal-native-to-antarctica-spotted-for-first-time-in-tropical-sri-lanka/

  • A juvenile southern elephant seal from the Antarctic region was recently spotted off Sri Lanka’s southern coast.
  • The seal appeared exhausted,…
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Posted on November 27, 2019 at 3:26

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