'There's No Fish to Catch': Global Warming Upends Traditional Livelihoods in Sri Lanka
Two separate studies highlight Sri Lanka's increased risk to changing weather patterns that are driving extensive changes in both living standards and livelihoods.
Viewfinder: Elephants Arrive in Sri Lanka's Capital for an Annual Festival
Commuters interact with an elephant as he rests on a public road ahead of the annual Navam Maha Perahera festival of the historic Buddhist Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on February 18th, 2019.
Researchers Create First Evidence-Based Map of Asian Elephant Populations
A Sri Lankan research team used a series of interviews over a four-year period to create a country-wide distribution map of the endangered species.
The Week in Photos: From the March4Women in London to Political Demonstrations in Slovakia
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Viewfinder: A Demonstration for Women's Safety in Sri Lanka
Women carry banners during a demonstration on March 5th, 2018, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Viewfinder: Traditional Kandyan Dancers in Sri Lanka
Traditional Kandyan dancers perform during a procession in front of the Gangarama Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 1st, 2018.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: Tejas Parasher, 23, Political Science
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.