Bird Business

From left: Dr. Fernando Im, Senior Country Economist for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, The World Bank, Hon. Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, Dr. W A Wijewardana, Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Prof. Indralal de Silva, Former (Chair) of Demography, University of Colombo, Prof. Amala de Silva, Department of Economics, University of Colombo at the panel discussion on "Demographic Change in Sri Lanka" moderated by Dr. Ramani Gunatilaka, International Centre for Ethnic Studies.

A top Sri Lankan bird study group is riding the slipstream of seasonal trends to create awareness and fund their research and conservation efforts.rnrn

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rnrnField Ornithological rnGroup of Sri Lanka (FOGSL) has got involved in developing educational seasonal rngreetings cards featuring Birds. Part of the profits will go towards research rnand conservation efforts.

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ldblquote We know that greeting rncards can be a very lucrative means of getting funds for conservation,
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