Fascinating Lichens of Sri Lanka
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This is the first of its kind effort in Sri Lanka to increase knowledge on Lichens and the importance of this overlooked organism within 188 pages
About the Author
Gothamie Weerakoon PhD is a botanist, lichenologist, and environmentalist, notable for the discovery of many South Asian lichen species. A scientific affiliate of the Field Museum of Chicago, she has collaborated with the National Geographic Society USA, the Natural Histrory Museum of London and the National Botanical Gardens of Sri Lanka. A specialist in the taxonomy of the lichen family Graphidaceae, Dr. Weerakoon has authored over 25 publications on Lichen taxonomy, conservation, ecology and systematics, aside from developing a pioneering onliine lichen key and app 'Discovering Lichens in Sri Lanka' in 2015 with the support of Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Italy.
About the Publisher
Dilmah Conservation was initiated in 2007 by Dilmah to incorporate environmental conservation efforts into the MJF Charitable Foundation, which focuses on social justice. Dilmah Conservation works towards the sustainable use of the environment in partnership with other organisations including the International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN. The pledge made by Dilmah founder Merrill J. Fernando to make business a matter of human service is deeply ingrained in the work carried out by Dilmah Conservation. For additional information visit our website at www.dilmahconservation.org.
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