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    Newest Indian Ocean pollution map rings alarm bells around Lanka

    In the wake of the newest pollution map of the Indian Ocean, showing an ugly halo of pollution around Sri Lanka, the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) yesterday stressed that it had not as

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    Study report release held back, Gag order on Fukushima radiation leak effects on Lanka?

    A crucial report on the import of sea food, especially from Japan and Thailand, would be further delayed as a study to verify whether Sri Lanka is really prone to radiation leaks, from the Fukushima nuclear

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    Environmentalists urge immediate action on India’s controversial Sethusamudram project

    Local environmentalists have called for an immediate joint Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) by Sri Lankan and Indian authorities on the proposed Sethusamudram project, as the Congress-led UPA government

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    Oil Slick in Sri Lanka sea cannot be contained - Marine Environmental Protection Authority

    General Manager of Marine Environmental Protection Authority of Sri Lanka Rear Admiral S.R. Samaratunge says that the oil slick from the Cypress flagged cargo ship MV Thermopylae Sierra sank off the coast

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    Cyprus ship sinks in Sri Lanka's west coast threatening sea pollution

    A Cyprus ship that was anchored in the sea off Sri Lanka's west coast for some time pending the outcome of a court case has sunk completely creating a threat of severe sea pollution due to fuel in the

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    MEPA improves ship waste disposal facilities

    The Marine Environmental Protection Authority (MEPA) provided services to nearly 1,000 ships, in 2011, to reduce disposal of waste at sea, Minister of Environment Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said. "MEPA

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    Coral mining cause of island disappearances

    Coral reef mining has caused two small islands in South Asia

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