Remarkable discovery by team of scientists:
Sri Lanka abounds with rare flora
Sri Lanka stands unique among the biodiversity
hotspots of the world. A remarkably high number of endemic species
is found among our fauna and flora with around 23 percent of the
flowering plants being endemic. Sri Lanka is home for about 3,360
flowering plant species belonging to 200 plant families.
The feminine factor in 2011
To begin with, it is the year, that brought the
human population to the seven billion level. Officially, the global
population reached this crucial number exactly on October 31, 2011.
As demographers aver, modern man Homo sapiens first appeared on
Earth around 50,000 BC. From then on, todate,