A world where the environment is managed for the benefit of all
species and scientific knowledge is effectively used to prevent
and mitigate detrimental effects of human actions on the environment.
One of the main constraints for environmental conservation in Sri
Lanka is the dearth of information that can help develop management
plans, and guide environmental conservation and management. The
Centre for Conservation and Research (CCR) was set up to fill this
need by conducting, supporting and encouraging research into all
aspects of the environment.
To develop a professional, science based approach to environmental
conservation through conducting, promoting and facilitating research
that will provide information required for environmental conservation