FSC- for sustainable forestry
Forest Stewardship Council Certification system
is one such certification process. Based in Germany it's one of the
most successful globally acknowledged Certification processes of the
world, with over 90 million hectares of Forests already certified.
Most developed countries would accept wood based products certified
under this system.
Rare honour for Sri Lanka
Professor Mohan Munasinghe has brought to Sri
Lanka the rare honour of being one of the winning factors in
obtaining the Nobel Peace Prize 2007 award for the Intergovernmental
Panel on Climate Change. Professor Munasinghe is the Vice President
of the renowned panel who was instrumental in admitting and offering
a solution to the controversial Global Warming problem.
"In the world ye shall have tribulations but be of good cheer"
Although the season of 'Peace and Good-will' is
upon us, we in Sri Lanka are living in contradictory times. For,
while we talk of peace on the one hand, there is on the other
violence and terrorism.