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Traditional Practices of Inland Fishery Resources Management in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka: Implications for Sustainability
  • R. Ulluwishewa
  • Environmental Science
    Environmental Conservation
  • 1 June 1995
Fishery in the village irrigation-tanks has long played an important role as a source of food in the traditional villages in the Dry Zone comprising two-thirds of the area of Sri Lanka. Therefore,
Indigenous knowledge for natural resource management: a comparative study of Māori in New Zealand and Dusun in Brunei Darussalam
Indigenous people often exclusively depend on the natural resources available within the ecosystems where they live, and commonly manage their resources sustainably. They have developed, and continue
Spirituality, Sustainability and Happiness: A Quantum-Neuroscientific Perspective
Spirit literally means that which gives life to a system, and spirituality is the state of being one with spirit. In terms of quantum physics, spirit is prime energy, which is conscious, aware and
Modernization versus Sustainability: Disintegrating Village Agro-ecocomplexes in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka
The agro-ecocomplexes of traditional villages in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka included four major components, namely crop cultivation, animal husbandry, fishery, and forestry. While these four
Spirituality, Universal Love and Sustainable Behaviour
  • R. Ulluwishewa
  • Psychology
    Annals of Behavioral Neuroscience
  • 28 September 2018
Sustainability is a hot topic widely discussed in many circles of academics, professionals and policy makers worldwide. Technological, institutional and infrastructural changes are often considered
Spirituality: The Missing Link of Sustainability and Happiness as a Framework for Holistic Development
There is a growing consensus that sustainability and happiness are interrelated—while happiness promotes sustainable behaviours, sustainable behaviours enhance happiness. However, there are other
Indigenous knowledge systems for sustainable development: the case of pest control by traditional paddy farmers in Sri Lanka
The view of sustainable development has emerged as an alternative to the conventional development winch has apparently failed to alleviate poverty in the Third World countries. The view of
Indigenous Knowledge Systems for Sustainable Development
TLDR
This study explores the Sri Lankan paddy farmers' indigenous knowledge of pest control, and points out its relevance to sustainable development, and suggests that modern technology should be integrated with the indigenous knowledge.
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