Can Conservation and Development Be Balanced in Sri Lanka?

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COLOMBO, Dec 15 (IPS) – The Sri Lankan government recently cancelled three circulars that protected 700,000 hectares of forests, labelled Other State Forests (OSFs), which are not classified as protected areas but account for five percent of the island nation’s remaining 16.5 percent of forest cover.

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