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Eco Journalism for provincial journalists in the Central Province

Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) conducted the second training program on “Eco Journalism” for provincial journalists in the Central Province on 1 and 2 November 2022 at Hotel Kandyan Arts Residency, Kandy. 

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: Environment Development Officer at Ministry of Environment Nanda Lal Senaratne on air pollution and air quality management conducted on 1 November and a session on Biodiversity of the Central Province by Researcher and Environmentalist Pradeep Samarawickrama conducted on 2 November.

The interactive training program focused on pressing environmental issues such as indoor air quality, 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 sensitise the public. The second day of the training concluded with a brief press conference where Dr. Thusitha Sugathapala presented his views on indoor air pollution to the journalists present at the training program.

 

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