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  • Oceanlust Magazine Issue 11

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  • VESTING LEGAL POWER TO MAINTAIN THE HYDROGRAPHIC SERVICE OF SRI LANKA NAVY IN A NATIONAL LEVEL

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    VESTING LEGAL POWER TO MAINTAIN THE HYDROGRAPHIC SERVICE OF SRI LANKA NAVY IN A NATIONAL LEVEL

    His Excellency the president Ranil Wickremesinghe declared opened the third session of the ninth Parliament and delivered the government’s policy statement which highlighted that, before the end of the 21st century, the Indo-Pacific Region will be the most powerful economic domain in the world. Further he elaborated, “In this context, the strategic geographical location of…

  • BLUE ECONOMY BUSINESS INCUBATORS “blu.biz” by INORA – SL Think Tank

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    BLUE ECONOMY BUSINESS INCUBATORS “blu.biz” by INORA – SL Think Tank

    Background In recent, the concept of “Blue Economy” has been broadly prompted by an array of interested parties as a theory or a strategy to protect the world’s oceans and water resources. Blue economy primarily focuses on a sustainable approach to ocean resources in various aspects such as exploitation, conservation and regeneration of the marine…

  • WORLD OCEAN DAY (8TH JUNE) COMPETITION- 2022

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    WORLD OCEAN DAY (8TH JUNE) COMPETITION- 2022

    “Oceanlust” is pleased to announce an opportunity for all responsible creators out there to take part in a unique competition to design environmentally friendly bags to be distributed to the beach cleaners to carry with ease.

  • The Burning Wreckage of Sri Lanka’s Maritime Dreams

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    The Burning Wreckage of Sri Lanka’s Maritime Dreams

    It has been over two months since the MV Xpress pearl disaster; however, the story is still in the news despite the fact that disasters in Sri Lanka are usually forgotten within weeks. By late July 2021, the government’s sole focus seemed to be on obtaining adequate compensation from the MV Xpress Pearl owners and…

  • Excluding More Than It Prohibits

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    Excluding More Than It Prohibits

    Sri Lanka is far behind the bandwagon when it comes to protecting the environment, with our earliest attempts to regulate the use of polythene and single-use plastic only dating back to 2007, five years after the first ban was put into effect by our fellow South Asian country Bangladesh.  Since then, plastic regulation has been…