Memorandum of Understanding

Memarundum of Understanding We Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development (CESSD) at The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) are pleased to announce our partnership with Environmental Foundation (Guarantee) Limited (EFL) in the implementation of the Sri Lanka Counter Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) Awareness, Capacity & Empowerment (ACE) Program. The illegal trade of wildlife is […]

“Sahana Malla” Programme

The Sahana Malla Programme, a special initiative organized by the Centre for Environmental and Sustainable Development (CESSD) of the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) to support the cleaning service staff who work tirelessly to keep our surroundings clean and hygienic. As a part of the Sahana Malla Programme, we recently launched a special initiative […]

Plastic Free OUSL

In an effort to reduce plastic waste and promote sustainability, the “Plastic Free OUSL” Program was held on 23rd of February 2023 at the Open University of Sri Lanka. The event was organized by the university’s Green Committee in collaboration with the Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development. The aim of the program was to […]

Visit to Sinharaja Rain Forest 2019

“Sinharaja Forest Reserve” the largest lowland rainforest in Sri Lanka, one of the world heritage sites declared by UNESCO is a rich, biodiverse habitat bordered by rivers. Though the reserve is only 21 km (13 mi) from east to west, and a maximum of 7 km (4.3 mi) from north to south, it’s a treasure […]

Dog Sterilization Programme 2018

This project was funded by EMBARK and the Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development of OUSL. CESSD has supported the project as the financial supporter and program was completed successfully with the help of best care animal hospital. A total number of 10 dogs were sterilized and released to the same location they used […]

Tree Planting Programme 2018

A Tree Planting Programme was conducted by the students of MSc in Environment Science 2017/18 Batch on 22nd June 2018 at Battaramulla Koswatta Junction to Malabe Junction. Tree Planting Programme 2018 02 Tree Planting Programme 2018 03 Tree Planting Programme 2018 01

Tree Planting Programme 2017

A Tree Planting Programme was conducted by the MSc in Environment Science 2016/17 Batch on 12 th August 2017 at Kahathuduwa Expressway Entrance with the collaboration of Road Development Authority (RDA). The Plants recommended by the RDA was Kumbuk (Terminalia arjuna) and Magul Karanda (Pougamia piñata). The Plants were purchased from the Department of Forestry […]