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  • Awareness Boards in Jaffna

  • Opening of “Aqtropica” Environmental Resource Center- Payagala

  • " SPLLIEX 2017 " National Oil Spill Combat Excercise

  • Two days Workshop for Eco Tourist Guides Pigeon Island

  • “2017 WANA ROPA” Tree Planting Programme – Trincomalee District

The Marine Environment Protection Authority is the apex body established by the Government of Sri Lanka, under the Marine Pollution Prevention Act No. 35 of 2008, with the sole responsibility to prevent, control, and manages the pollution of Sri Lanka's Marine Environment

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Awareness Boards in jaffna Jaffna Placing Awareness Boards in jaffna coastal zones (Chartty beach , Gurunagar, Pannai, Navanthurai on 21.12.2017 ) ... Read more
“2017 WANA ROPA” Tree Planting Programme – Trincomalee District     Sri Lanka is a tropical country having exotic vegetation. However, unfortunately the forest cover of Sri Lanka had... Read more
Opening of “Aqtropica” Environmental Resource Center- Payagala   The coastal area of Kalutara district is rich with vital ecosystems such as mangroves and estuaries. Recent years MEP... Read more
Two days Workshop for Eco Tourist Guides Pigeon Island Pigeon Island is one of the well-recognized tourist attractions in Trincomalee. It was declared as a sanctuary in 1963 a... Read more
" SPLLIEX 2017" National Oil Spill Combat Excercise National Oil Spill Exercise 2017 was successfully held on December 14th and 15th at Disaster Management Center with Sri ... Read more
" SPLLIEX 2016" National Oil Spill Combat Excercise Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) has conducted table top exercise and Oil Spill Combat Exercise (SPILLEX 2... Read more
Echchankadu Mangrove Planting Progaramme “WANAROPA” Mangrove Planting Programme – Echchankadu 2016 In accordance to the “National Week for Tree Planting” declar... Read more
National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week from 15 - 22 September, 2017 Fighting for Trash Free Seas In line with Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, Marine Environme... Read more
Beach Monitoring Tower - Unawatuna 24 July, 2016 Life saving and Marine pollution monitoring tower,  which was constructed  by Marine Environment Protect... Read more
Sri Lankan President joins walk to celebrate World Oceans Day June 08, His Excellency the president Maithripala Sirisena took part in a special walk organized to celebrate the World ... Read more