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Preserving and Protecting Precious Water Sources

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Today is World Water Day

World Water Day 2021, at the start of a critical decade for climate action and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), opens with an outcry by stakeholders about the impacts of ongoing rampant deforestation in sensitive catchments, including UNESCO heritage sites, sparking a national debate on catchment conservation and water security. Why is the debate on catchments so important now?

Encouraging youth towards wetland conservation: Prof. Deepthi Wickramasinghe

For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports.” – Sandra Postel (2014), The Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity.

Supporting COVID proofing of schools with provision and enhancement of water for school hand wash

SLWP has been promoting school WASH in accordance with its support of SDG 4 and 6. In view of the current COVID -19 pandemic it is even more essential that marginalized schools be provided with handwashing facilities and water for safety of the school community.