Sri Lanka Environment Exploration Society (SLEES)

Sri Lanka Environment Exploration Society (SLEES) is an island-wide environmental organization established in 1992. It is registered under the Central Environment Authority of Sri Lanka (No. 6/6/17/18/3) and the National Secretariat for NGOs. Our members include professionals, university students, school children and community leaders.

We are committed to the cause of conservation of the environment and our activities cover diverse aspects including research, exploring the environment, conservation with community participation, and public awareness programs etc. We carry out environment-related projects in remote areas where there are less facilities. Global Environmental Facility/Small Grants Project of UNDP is the main donor agency of our organization.


“A Protected Environment for all living beings”


"To protect Sri Lanka’s biological diversity, through education, exploration and conservation"




Knowledge Management and Capacity building for GEF/SGP Operational Phase 05 partners in Sri Lanka.

Promotion Tourism and Biodiversity in Madampavila Area by Ambalangoda Development Foundation (Biodivercity)                                                                                                                   Map:View Map

Re-establishment of eppawala- Watiyawa and Nallamudrawa Tank reservoir protected areas by National Forum on Climate Change(Biodivercity)
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Conservation and habitat restoration of freshwater water bodies to conserve the critically endangered and endemic fresh water fish Systomus Asoka by Wildlife Conservation Society(Biodivercity)
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Establishment of a wet zone wildlife refuge, Bellanwila- Attidiya by Organization for Aquatic Resource Management(Biodivercity)
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Small holder organic tea cultivation in Baddegama by Nature Resource Conservation(Biodivercity)
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Positive Behavioral Change on E-Waste Management to minimize un- protected E-Waste by Emotional Intelligence and Life Skills Training Team(Chemicals)
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Health and Environmental Assurance for Aherenda and Wijayagama Agricultural Communities- by Youth Environment Forum. (Chemicals)
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Promotion of Bio Gas Technology & Efficient Rubber Drying Houses to reduce Green House Gas associated with rubber industry(SRL/SGP/OP5/STAR/CC/2014/15)(Climate Change)
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Demonstrate and data generation on reduction of methane emissions through biogas production by Human and Environment Links Progressive Organization(Climate Change)
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Combating adverse impacts of climate change through sustainable agricultural practices by Sri Lanka Red Cross Society(Community Based adaptation)
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Agro economic development of dry zone village by Community Resource Protection Centre(Land Degradation)                                                                                                                    Map:View Map

Capacity building and Knowledge Management of the project partners of GEF Small Grant Projects by Sri Lanka Environment Exploration Society (SRL/SGP/OP5/STAR/CD/2014/11)(Capacity Development)                                                                                                                    Map:View Map