Poaching and Wildlife Trafficking in Sri Lanka during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis with far-ranging repercussions. Besides the virus itself, Sri Lanka is affected by its own lockdown measures and those of other countries, impacting sectors such as trade, tourism, industry, transport, services, and financial markets. However, the prevailing curfew across large parts of the island have allowed for a rise in the illegal hunting of animals, otherwise known as poaching.

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Enhanced Climate Risk Information Systems for Evidence-Based National Adaptation Plans

‍The adverse impacts of climate change that result from extreme weather events and slow onset events are experienced around the world and across all sectors of society, driving states to integrate mitigation and adaptation actions into their policies and planning. To cope with residual impacts that cannot be mitigated, adaptation becomes pivotal in addressing climate change.

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Enhanced Climate Risk Information Systems for Evidence-Based National Adaptation Plans

‍The adverse impacts of climate change that result from extreme weather events and slow onset events are experienced around the world and across all sectors of society, driving states to integrate mitigation and adaptation actions into their policies and planning. To cope with residual impacts that cannot be mitigated, adaptation becomes pivotal in addressing climate change.

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Poaching and Wildlife Trafficking in Sri Lanka during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis with far-ranging repercussions. Besides the virus itself, Sri Lanka is affected by its own lockdown measures and those of other countries, impacting sectors such as trade, tourism, industry, transport, services, and financial markets. However, the prevailing curfew across large parts of the island have allowed for a rise in the illegal hunting of animals, otherwise known as poaching.

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Beleaguered Biodiversity: Protecting Sri Lanka's Unique Wildlife

Sri Lanka is a biodiversity hotspot with an abundance of ecosystems and many endemic species. Its animals and plants are greatly threatened by human activity and the impacts of climate change, putting the world at risk of losing this irreplaceable wealth of wildlife.

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