A Magical Blue Sapphire to Conserve the Majestic Sperm Whale   CJS & Oceanswell write third chapter in Ocean Blues Series First two collections in series celebrated the Blue Whale, Dolphin Proceeds from Ocean Blues Collection supports Oceanswell research projects June 13th 2022: They are truly magnificent, possess a subtle elegance and add unique splendor to the multiple hues of blues in the oceans around us. These unparalleled vignettes of the sperm whale, the world’s largest toothed whale is captured in the beauty of a dazzling pendant, handcrafted by CJS to celebrate World Oceans Day this year. Designed in silver with a blue sapphire eye meant to capture the magic of this magnificent mammal, the limited-edition Sperm Whale pendant of just one hundred pieces, heralds the third in the iconic CJS Ocean Blues series.  It was in 2019 that wildlife and marine conservation enthusiast CEO of CJS Akram Cassim first began ...

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TALK OF THE TOWN – by Charles Schokman To those of you who wish to send a “Food Package” to Sri Lanka as a gift to a relative, friend   or to someone in need at this trying times. the safest and quickest way to do so is through eLanka & eLanka shop – https://elankashop.com From the feed back received it is a well organised system beneficial to the sender and the receiver with no hassles at all. TRY IT OUT Charles ...

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Why You Must Visit Sri Lanka Right Now by Gunjan Devtale   We’ve all heard about news reports of Sri Lanka’s worsening economic crisis, soaring inflation and widespread protests but if you want to visit this beautiful country, the pros outweigh the negatives. Despite the crisis, Sri Lanka continues to welcome tourists, as hotels are filling up and the mood remains upbeat. Non-resident Sri Lankans are also returning home to visit their families, and perhaps, at this point of time, this is the best way to help this struggling country, as a whole eco-system will restart with hotels, restaurants, guides, cabs etc. Plus, the country has never been so affordable to tourists. Brightsun Travel have special discounted fares on several airlines including Emirates, plus added extras like increased baggage allowance up to 40kg if you are going home to visit friends and family. With endless beaches, lush landscapes, oodles of ...

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“FISHING FOR COMPLIMENTS” – by Des Kelly   Cannot say that I have had the privilege of knowing Richard Rodrigo personally, but possibly realizing that our friend Keith Bennett was feeling a bit hungry around lunch time, he “posted” in this biography on a fish that I had never heard of (not being much of a fish-eater), called the Monkfish. I found this story to be most interesting and feel sure that our esteemed e’Lanka readers will agree with me, so thank you Keith and Richard for sending this in. I really don’t think that either of the gentlemen are “fishing for compliments”, but THESE are the kind of “posts” most avid readers would prefer to read, hungry or not. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’Lanka. The way of the monkfish: Why everyone should eat more ugly seafood Source:Economist Monkfish are low in calories and fat, packed with vitamins and have dense, firm flesh, ...

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Health & Views June 1st issue 2022 – By Dr harold Gunatillake Download the PDF file . Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and whilst the author will endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, eLanka makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the eLanka website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained in this article for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In otherwords, eLanka In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website / ...

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Rose quartz mountain range – largest in Asia – By Arundathie Abeysinghe   Nestled in the vast ironwood forest (popularly known as “Na Uyana” or “Jaathika Namal Uyana” due to its vast range of Na trees – Mesua ferrea), the oldest and largest man-made forest in Asia and situated in close proximity to *Dambulla, the rose quartz mountain range also known as “pink quartz mountain” (known as rosa thiruwana kanda in Sinhala) comprises seven mountains. According to scholars, the rose quartz mountain range enclosed in Namal Uyana is over 500 million years old. The rose quartz mountain is the most well-known and unique attraction of the heritage site. Vistas of the breathtaking splendor of the pink quartz mountain range is a unique experience. There is no presence of common black rock in the entire area. Although, quartz crystals are common in many parts of the world, this deposit is renowned as the largest rose quartz deposit ...

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