Archives for January, 2013

Rainforest Rescue International – Sri Lanka

Rainforest Rescue International (RRI) is a non-profit organisation based in Galle, Sri Lanka. Established in 2002 by a group of environmentalists to rescue rainforest plants under threat from logging and new developments. RRI works to protect vulnerable environments through ecosystem restoration, development of sustainable livelihoods, education, research and advocacy. Activities of the organization To address […]

Sri Lanka’s rainforests fast-disappearing but hope remains

An interview with Dr. Ranil Senanayake, chairman of Rainforest Rescue International:Sri Lanka’s rainforests fast-disappearing but hope remainsRhett A. Butler, mongabay.comNovember 6, 2006 Reintroduction of concepts of sustainable livelihood key to saving Sri Lanka’s magnificent biodiversity says rainforest expert Sri Lanka, an island off the southern-most point of India, is known as a global biodiversity hotspot […]