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  • A Whale of a Time

    A Whale of a Time

    Imagine a heart the size of a Suzuki four-door, with arteries wide enough for children to crawl through. Now imagine how big a creature has to be in order to possess such large organs and you’ve got yourself one of the most magnificent creatures to ever swim in the vast oceans – the massive Blue…

  • The Need to Work Towards a Sustainable Indian Ocean

    The Need to Work Towards a Sustainable Indian Ocean

    The Indian Ocean is the smallest of the three major oceans in the world, but it consists of twenty-two countries in its basin, which is over a quarter of the world’s population. These countries depend on the resources of the Indian Ocean, as it ensures the country’s livelihood and provides food security. However, the over-exploitation…

  • Our Seas and Tourism

    Our Seas and Tourism

    Sri Lanka’s vast coastline, spreading for about 1100 km, claims inheritance to pristine beaches waded by the seas, enriched with a wide range of diverse marine life. Up until recently, these beaches and seas were swarmed throughout the year with large numbers of tourists from across the globe. The tourism industry as a whole has…

  • Fishing Booms

    Fishing Booms

    A loud blast in the middle of the ocean. A few seconds later, dead fish are seen floating on the surface of the sea. In a matter of minutes or seconds, the rich resources beneath the ocean are all destroyed, just so some fishermen can get the fish they need for their daily supply.  Known…



    “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 Hamilton Canal

    The Hamilton Canal

    Stretching at 14.5 km connecting Puttalam to Colombo via Negombo lies one of Sri Lanka’s greatest arteries – the Hamilton Canal named after a British Agent. This canal is also known as the Dutch Canal mainly because it was a primary method used by them to transport spices. However, it was neither the Dutch nor…