Our Mission

The FEO strives to be an umbrella organization for the conservation community in
Sri Lanka
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Enabling its members to effectively share their individual knowledge and expertise.

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Connecting different interest groups to consistently organize, mobilize and campaign against environmental destruction.

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Engaging in campaigns that are vital for the sustainability of the island’s environment.

Projects

Greening the City of Colombo
Greening the City of Colombo

VISION To make the City of Colombo the greenest city in South Asia and contribute to the health and wellbeing of the community while increasing...

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PROJECT ‘AGADA’
PROJECT ‘AGADA’

Removal of AIS (Alien Invasive Species) in Minneriya National Park PROJECT SUMMARY: It is estimated that over 20% of the tank bed is currently...

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The Nature Interpretation Program: Promoting Responsible Tourism
The Nature Interpretation Program: Promoting Responsible Tourism

In a now-weakening tourism industry, initiatives such as the Nature Interpretation Program are making significant changes to ensure Sri Lanka...

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THE NATURE INTERPRETATION PROGRAMME (NIP)
THE NATURE INTERPRETATION PROGRAMME (NIP)

The ‘Nature Interpretation Programme’ is an educational and awareness raising programme for the jeep drivers of all national parks, to raise their...

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MY SRI LANKA
MY SRI LANKA

In 2013, YATV produced the short video “My Sri Lanka” for FEO.  Special mention must be made of that Champion of Conservation and doyen of...

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Did you know

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Number of Elephants killed

as a result of the human-elephant conflict in 2019, according to the Wildlife Department. It was further noted that 100 people had lost their lives due to the same reason.

It has also been revealed that most elephant deaths reported last year were a result of human activities.

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Number of Vehicles in 2018

that entered the country’s 8 main National Parks – Yala, Wilpattu, Uda Walawe, Minneriya, Kaudulla, Bundala and Wasgamuwa.

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Number of Certified Safari Drivers

registered under the FEO’s Nature Interpretation Programme (NIP) for jeep drivers and wildlife guides conducted at the Minneriya, Kaudulla and Wilpattu National Parks in collaboration with the SLTDA and SLAITO along with the active contribution of the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC).

National Park Traffic

Top 5 parks  – 2018 (Source: DWC)

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Yala
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Udawalawe
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Wilpattu
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Minneriya
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Kaudulla