As the country's southwestern region comes to grips with the devastating aftermath of recent floods, hope for a more sustainable future rises from the northern regions where a new solar and wind energy farm will soon be built.
With typhoons flooding their farmlands and destroying their primary source of food and livelihood, over 5 million people in Sri Lanka face two heavy burdens: where to find their next meal and how to survive the next disaster.
Britta Denise Hardesty
and Chris Wilcox –
Researchers from CSIRO identify ways to tackle the mounting problem of plastic pollution - solutions are urgently needed, given that 8 million tonnes of plastic enter oceans each year.