Minister Prof. Tissa Witharana has said that the developed countries should focus more on protecting the earth from global warming and climatic change.
The Minister expressed this view at the 30th anniversary of the Institute of Biology. He said that developed countries should be the forerunners in protecting the earth.
Developed countries such as the US release more than 20 percent of waste matter to the environment. The Minister said that this situation has to be controlled. He said that all should consider the protection of environment as their duty.