By Sabeeha Thanzil Ramieze
It brought to all Sri Lankans a jubilant moment when, once again the Sri Lankan flag received its fulfillment to twirl in the numbing air of the Himalayas. The flag had reached the apex of one of the most back-breaking mountains, purely due to the sheer grit constructed within Mr. Johann Peiris.
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Over half a billion straws are used and trashed every day by USA alone and most of these end up in the ocean. Marine animals and seabirds end up consuming a large part of these together with other plastics which find their way into our oceans. It is estimated that the number of straws daily used by USA alone can circle the earth twice over if placed end to end !!
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