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Sri Lanka: Island of Islands new book published by the National Trust Sri Lanka, sponsored by Sail Lanka


Authors: Shereen Amendra, Maneshka Borham, Shravasti Dhammika, Sarath Ekanayaka, George Cooke, Somasiri Devendra, Sarala Fernando, IUCN Sri Lanka, Hema Goonatilake, Thangamuthu Jayasingam, Sunela Jayawardene, Rasika Muthucumarana, V. Pahalawattarachi, Nishan Perera, Christopher Silva, Thevanayagam Mathiventhan.


Principle Photographers: Stefan D’ Silva, Luxshmanan Nadaraja, Lalith Ekanayake, Studio Times, Sampath De A. Goonatilake


Editorial: Somasiri Devendra, Stefan D’ Silva, Sarala Fernando, Consultant (Scientific) Dr. Malik Fernando


About the book: This book adds to the existing knowledge on the over 100 offshore small islands around the mainland of Sri Lanka, varying in size from the largest Mannar Island to the smallest Sinigama and Werallaiya. The articles raise many questions of legal, historical, geographical and environmental import especially in the contemporary era of rising concerns over global climate change which will have direct impact on small islands through the warming of oceans and sea level rise affecting coastlines. The book also looks at inland islands teeming with biodiversity, found in lagoons and rivers.

introductory price Rs. 4500 contact thenationaltrustsrilanka@gmail.com tel:2682730

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