Tag: colombo

Urban wetlands and the built environment: how Colombo’s green spaces enhance city life

Colombo must justify the renewal of its Ramsar Wetland City status this year. Has the city sufficiently utilized green infrastructure?

It’s raining in Colombo — but don’t forget the drought in the rest of Sri Lanka

Drought mapping technology and anticipatory action plans could help to manage disaster risk and mitigate the damage.  

World Wetlands Day

Valuing natural capital for sustainable urban development.

TheIsland: Cheap and easily-buildable mobile weather stations being tested here

When the French scientist Dr. Yann Chemin during a visit to the southern Sri Lanka was trying...

Sri Lankan phone to forecast rain

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations to capture and transmit near real-time rainfall data.Equipped...

Sri Lanka develops cheap device to forecast rainfall

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall...