Friends of the Earth Cardiff - Sri Lanka http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/716/all en Commonwealth Games threatens Sri Lanka wilderness http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/commonwealth-games-threatens-sri-lanka-wilderness <p><img width="367" height="251" alt="A herd of Indian elephants at the edge of a forest" src="/files/foecardiff/images/Elephants_feeding.jpg" /></p> <p>Sri Lanka is bidding to host the Commonwealth Games in 2018. The area they propose to build the stadia is currently home to several species of endangered wildlife. Call on the government to withdraw their disastrous bid.</p> <p>Sri Lanka could get more unsustainable development due to the government's Hambantota 2018 Commonwealth Games proposal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/commonwealth-games-threatens-sri-lanka-wilderness">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/commonwealth-games-threatens-sri-lanka-wilderness#comments archive Nature Australasia Sri Lanka Sat, 24 Sep 2011 21:51:51 +0000 Chris 446 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk