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Training program on Eco Journalism for provincial journalists

Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) conducted the first training program on “Eco Journalism” for provincial journalists in the Southern Province on 18 and 19 October 2022 at Aradhana Hotel, Galle. 


The training sessions were conducted by University of Moratuwa Senior Lecturer Dr. Thusitha Sugathapala and Environmental Journalist and Media Trainer Malaka Rodrigo in Sinhala. The program also included two online sessions conducted by Environment Development Officer at Ministry of Environment Nanda Lal Senaratne on air quality management and Wildlife Conservation Society of Galle President Madura de Silva on the Sinharaja Eco System.


The interactive training program focused on pressing environmental issues such as solid waste management, renewable energy, and climate change as well as how to report environmental issues with accuracy and in a manner that the stories would educate and sensitize the public.


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