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Journal Article

Mallikage, S.T., Perera, P., Newsome, D., Bandara, R. and Simpson, G. (2021) Effects of recreational camping on the environmental values of national parks in Sri Lanka. Tropical Life Sciences Research, 32 (3). pp. 119-145.

Marasinghe, S., Perera, P., Simpson, G.D. and Newsome, D. (2021) Nature-based tourism development in coastal wetlands of Sri Lanka: An Importance–Performance analysis at Maduganga Mangrove Estuary. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 33 . Art. 100345.

Perera, P., Algewatta, H.R. and Vidanage, B. (2021) Record of the world’s biggest pangolin? New observations of bodyweight and total body length of the Indian Pangolin Manis crassicaudata Gray, 1827 (Mammalia: Pholidota: Manidae) from Mannar District, Sri Lanka. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 13 (1). pp. 17564-17568.

Himandi, S., Perera, P., Amarasekera, H., Rupasinghe, R. and Vlosky, R.P. (2021) Wood residues in the Moratuwa Woodworking Industry cluster of Sri Lanka: Potential for sector synergies and value-added products. Forest Products Journal, 71 (4). pp. 379-390.

Karawita, H. and Perera, P. (2020) Dataset of distribution, habitats and conservation status of the Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in Sri Lanka. Data in Brief, 28 . Art. 104999.

Karawita, H., Perera, P., Dayawansa, N. and Dias, S. (2020) Dietary composition and foraging habitats of the Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in a tropical lowland forest-associated landscape in southwest Sri Lanka. Global Ecology and Conservation, 21 . Art. e00880.

Simpson, G.D., Sumanapala, D.P., Galahitiyawe, N.W.K., Newsome, D. and Perera, P. (2020) Exploring motivation, satisfaction and revisit intention of ecolodge visitors. Tourism and Hospitality Management, 26 (2). pp. 359-379.

Marasinghe, S.S. and Perera, P.K.P. (2020) Nature-Based recreational experiences at coastal wetlands: An application of importance-performance analysis at Bundala National Park Sri Lanka. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Enviroment, 10 (2). pp. 10-25.

Perera, P., Algewatta, H.R. and Karawita, H. (2020) Protocols for recording morphometric measurement of Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata). MethodsX, 7 . Art. 101020.

Marasinghe, S., Simpson, G., Newsome, D. and Perera, P. (2020) Scoping recreational disturbance of shorebirds to inform the agenda for research and management in Tropical Asia. Tropical Life Sciences Research, 31 (2). pp. 51-78.

Algewatta, H.R., Perera, P., Karawita, H., Dayawansa, N., Manawadu, D. and Liyanage, M. (2020) Updates on the Morphometric Characterization of Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in Sri Lanka. Animals, 11 (1). Art. 25.

Perera, P. and Karawita, H. (2020) An update of distribution, habitats and conservation status of the Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in Sri Lanka. Global Ecology and Conservation, 21 . Art. e00799.

Marasinghe, S.S., Perera, P.K.P. and Dayawansa, P.N. (2019) Putrescible Waste Landfills as Bird Habitats in Urban Cities: A case from an Urban Landfill in the Colombo District of Sri Lanka. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 8 (2). pp. 29-41.

Karawita, H., Perera, P., Gunawardane, P. and Dayawansa, N. (2018) Habitat preference and den characterization of Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in a tropical lowland forested landscape of southwest Sri Lanka. PLoS ONE, 13 (11). Art. e0206082.

Prakash, S.L., Perera, P., Newsome, D., Kusuminda, T. and Walker, O. (2018) Reasons for visitor dissatisfaction with wildlife tourism experiences at highly visited national parks in Sri Lanka. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 25 . pp. 102-112.

Sumanapala, H.D.P., Kotagama, S.W., Perera, P.K.P., Galahitiyawe, N.W.K. and Suranga, D.A.C.S. (2017) Comparison of characteristics of Asian and non-Asian tourists visiting eco-lodges in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences, 40 (2). pp. 119-126.

Perera, P.K.P., Karawita, K.V.D.H.R. and Pabasara, M.G.T. (2017) Pangolins (Manis crassicaudata) in Sri Lanka: A review of current knowledge, threats and research priorities. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 7 (1). pp. 1-14.

Perera, P., Wijesinghe, S., Dayawansa, N., Marasinghe, S. and Wickramarachchi, C. (2017) Response of tropical birds to habitat modifications in fragmented forest patches: A case from a tropical lowland rainforest in south-west Sri Lanka. Community Ecology, 18 (2). pp. 175-183.

Perera, P. and Vlosky, R. (2017) Understanding Ecotourist Behavior: The Case of Forest-based Ecotourism in Sri Lanka. e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), 14 (5/6). pp. 306-331.

Prakash, S.L., Perera, P., Perera, C. and Fernando, P. (2017) Visitor discontent at five Ex-Situ Elephant conservation establishments in Asia. Gajah: Journal of the IUCN/SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group, 47 . pp. 24-29.

Alwis, N.S., Perera, P. and Dayawansa, N.P. (2016) Response of tropical avifauna to visitor recreational disturbances: A case study from the Sinharaja World Heritage Forest, Sri Lanka. Avian Research, 7 (1). Art. 15.

Sumanapala, H.D.P., Perera, P.K.P., Kotagama, S.W. and Silva, D.A.C.S. (2015) Eco-lodge Patrons' characteristics: the Sri Lankan perspective. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 5 (2). pp. 509-525.

Perera, P., Senevirathna, M.C. and Vlosky, R.P. (2015) Recreationist perspectives, attitudes, and perceptions towards national park management in Sri Lanka. Tourism: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, 63 (4). pp. 497-514.

Jayawardhane, J.K.P.C.J., Perera, P.K.P., Lokupitiya, R.S., Amarasekara, H.S. and Ruwanpathirana, N. (2015) The effect of quality attributes in determination of price for plantation-grown Teak (Tectona grandis) logs in Sri Lanka. Annals of Forest Research, 59 (1). pp. 1-12.

Jayaratna, C., Perera, P.K.P. and Dayawansa, P.N. (2015) A preliminary investigation of the behaviour of Rusty Spotted Cat Prionailurus rubiginosus in captivity. Wildlanka, 3 (1). pp. 1-11.

Perera, P. and Vlosky, R. (2013) How previous visits shape trip quality, perceived value, satisfaction, and future behavioral intentions: The case of forest-based ecotourism in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation & Tourism, 11 . pp. 1-24.

Senevirathna, H.M.M.C. and Perera, P.K.P. (2013) Wildlife viewing preferences of visitors to Sri Lanka’s National Parks: Implications for visitor management and sustainable tourism planning. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 3 (2). pp. 1-10.

Perera, P.K.P. and Lam, N. (2013) An environmental justice assessment of the Mississippi River Industrial Corridor in Louisiana, U.S. using a GIS-based approach. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 11 (4). pp. 681-697.

Perera, P., Amarasekera, H.S. and Weerawardena, N.D.R. (2012) Effect of growth rate on wood specific gravity of three alternative timber species in Sri Lanka; Swietenia macrophylla, Khaya senegalensis and Paulownia fortunei. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 2 (1).

Perera, P., Vlosky, R.P. and Wahala, S.B. (2012) Motivational and behavioral profiling of visitors to Forest-based recreational destinations in Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 17 (4). pp. 451-467.

Vlosky, R., Gazo, R., Cassens, D. and Perera, P. (2009) Changes in value-added wood product manufacturer perceptions about certification in the United States from 2002 to 2008. DRVNA Industrija, 2009 (2).

Perera, P., Vlosky, R.P., Dunn, M.A. and Hughes, G. (2008) U.S. home-center retailer attitudes, perceptions and behaviors regarding forest certification. Forest Products Journal, 58 (3).

Perera, P., Vlosky, R.P., Hughes, G. and Dunn, M.A. (2007) What do Louisiana and Mississippi Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowners Think about Forest Certification? Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 31 (4). pp. 170-175.

Perera, P., Vlosky, R., Amarasekera, H. and De Silva, N. (2006) Forest certification in Sri Lanka. Forest Products Journal, 56 (11 - 12). pp. 4-11.

Non-refereed Article

Simpson, G.D., Marasinghe, S., Newsome, D. and Perera, P. (2019) Data on peer reviewed papers about recreational disturbance of Coastal Avifauna. Preprints 2019 .

Conference Paper

Hansanie, M., Manawadu, U., Perera, P. and De Silva, R. (2019) Global positioning system based Real-Time Traffic Monitoring System for Minneriya National Park. In: 4th International Conference on Advances in Computing and Technology (ICACT) 2019, 29 July 2019, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Perera, P.K.P. (2015) Forestry for environmental sustainability and profitability: The Sri Lankan perspective. In: SLAAS 71st Annual Sessions 2015, 2 - 4 December 2015, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Conference Item

Perera, P. (2021) Unraveling the potential for industrial synergies in woodworking networks: Quantification of wood residues in Moratuwa Woodworking Industry cluster of Sri Lanka. In: 26th International Forestry & Environment Symposium, 20 - 21 January 2022, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (Online symposium).

Jayapali, W.U., Perera, P.K.P. and Dayawansa, P.N. (2019) Comparison of behavioural responses of toque macaques inhabiting landscapes with different levels of human interferences. In: 24th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2019, 11 - 12 October 2019, Jetwing Blue, Negambo, Sri Lanka.

Karawita, H., Perera, P., Dayawansa, P.N. and Dias, S. (2019) Dietary composition and foraging habitat selection of the Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in a tropical lowland Forest-Associated landscape in Southwest, of Sri Lanka. In: 24th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2019, 11 - 12 October 2019, Jetwing Blue, Negambo, Sri Lanka.

Marasinghe, S.S., Perera, P.K.P. and Kotagama, S.W. (2019) Evaluation of Recreational Experience at a Coastal Wetland: A Visitor Survey at Maduganga Estuary, Sri Lanka. In: 24th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2019, 11 - 12 October 2019, Jetwing Blue, Negambo, Sri Lanka.

Liyanage, H.I.D., Amarasekera, H.S., Perera, P.K.P. and Rupasinghe, R.A.D.R.L. (2019) Socio-Technological status of Moratuwa Woodworking Industry. In: 24th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2019, 11 - 12 October 2019, Jetwing Blue, Negambo, Sri Lanka.

Gamage, S. and Perera, P.K.P. (2019) An assessment of the visitor traffic dynamics at Minneriya National Park; Implications for visitor management. In: 24th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2019, 11 - 12 October 2019, Jetwing Blue, Negambo, Sri Lanka.

Amarasinghe, N.S. and Perera, P.K.P. (2018) Application of the City Biodiversity Index: A Sri Lankan Case Study. In: 23rd International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2018, 23 - 24 November 2018, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Perera, P. (2018) Does Sustainability Certification has an Impact on Agro-based Industries? A Case from Sri Lanka's Tea Sector. In: International Conference on Industrial Impacts on Environment and Sustainable Development (IESD 2018), 15 - 16 April 2018, Keonjhar, Odisha, India.

Mallikage, S.T., Perera, P.K.P. and Wettasinghe, S.A. (2018) How Bio-physical Impacts of Campsite-Use affect Camping Experiences at Highly-visited National Parks of Sri Lanka. In: 22nd International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2017, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Fernando, B.V.P., Karawita, K.V.D.H.R. and Perera, P.K.P. (2018) Preliminary Assessment of the Fish Diversity of Kande Dola; A Mountain Brook. In: 23rd International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2018, 23 - 24 November 2018, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Shashikala, M.M.D. and Perera, P.K.P. (2018) A preliminary study on the impacts of recreational disturbances on selected Water-Birds in Bundala Ramsar wetland. In: 23rd International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2018, 23 - 24 November 2018, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Mallikage, S.T. and Perera, P.K.P. (2017) Assessment of the environmental impact of campsite use by visitors in selected national parks of dry zone Sri Lanka. In: Wild Lanka International Symposium 2017 - Climate Change and Conservation, 15 - 16 August 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mallikage, S.T. and Perera, P.K.P. (2017) Assessment of the environmental impacts of campsite use in selected national parks of Dry-zone, Sri Lanka. In: Wild Lanka International Symposium 2017 - Climate Change and Conservation, 15 - 16 August 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Karawita, H.V.D.H.R., Perera, P.K.P. and Dayawansa, N.P. (2017) Habitat selection and burrow characterization of Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in a tropical lowland forest habitat in South-West Sri Lanka. In: Wild Lanka International Symposium 2017 - Climate Change and Conservation, 15 - 16 August 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Prakash, T.G.S.L., Perera, P.K.P., Newsome, D. and Kusuminda, T.G.T. (2017) Reasons for visitor dissatisfaction in National Parks-based tourism in Sri Lanka. In: Annual Session of Department of Wildlife Conservation, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Prakash, T.G.S.L., Perera, P.K.P. and Amarasinghe, N.S. (2017) The visitor perceptions on Whale-watching tours based on Mirissa, Sri Lanka. In: 22nd International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2017, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Karawita, K.V.D.H., Perera, P.K.P. and Pabasara, G.M.T. (2016) Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in Yagirala Forest Reserve: Ethnozoology and Implications for Conservation. In: 21st International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2016, 23 - 24 September 2016, Dambulla, Sri Lanka.

Kumarathunga, K.A.U., Prakash, T.G.S.L. and Perera, P.K.P. (2016) Reasons for failures in wildlife crime investigations and court procedures of the Department of Wildlife Conservation in Polonnaruwa assistant directors’ region of Sri Lanka (Qualitative Study). In: 21st International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2016, 23 - 24 September 2016, Dambulla, Sri Lanka.

Alwis, N.S., Perera, P.K.P. and Dayawansa, P.N. (2016) Recreational disturbances affect tropical Mixed-species bird flocks in Sinharaja world heritage rainforest, Sri Lanka. In: International Conference on Birds, Biodiversity and Tourism (ICBBT2016), 14 - 16 November 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Perera, P.K.P. and Kariyawasam, I.U. (2016) An ecological assessment of the Panama Lagoon Complex, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. In: 21st International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2016, 23 - 24 September 2016, Dambulla, Sri Lanka.

Sumanapala, H.D.P., Kotagama, S.W., Perera, P.K.P., Galahitiyawe, N.W.K. and Suranga, D.A.C.S. (2015) Eco-lodge Patrons in Sri Lanka: A Comparison of Asian and Non-Asian Markets. In: 20th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, 16 - 17 October 2015, Club Hotel Dolphin, Wayikkal.

Alwis, R.H.N.S., Perera, P.K.P. and Dayawansa, N.P. (2013) Impact of human recreational disturbances on the distribution of avifauna in the Sinhararja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka. In: 18th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2013, 10 - 11 January 2014, MAS Fabric Park, Thulhiriya.

Jayasinghe, E.T.D., Perera, P.K.P., Jayawardena, D.T. and Jayakody, A.N. (2013) An investigation on spatial variability of selected soil parameters of landscape under mahogany in wet zone of Sri Lanka. In: 18th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2013, 10 - 11 January 2014, MAS Fabric Park, Thulhiriya.

Jayawardhane, J.K.P.C.J., Amarasekera, H.S., Perera, P.K.P. and Lokupitiya, R. (2012) Ranking the importance of quality variables in determination of price for plantation grown Teak (Tectona grandis) timber. In: 17th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2012, 16 - 17 November 2012, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

Perera, P.K.P. and Amarasekara, H.S. (2004) COMPARISON OF THE SPECIFIC GRAVITY VARIATION OF Swietenia macrophylla, Khaya senegalensis AND Paulownia fortunei. In: Ninth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium: Eco friendly Approaches Towards Sustainable Development, 27 - 28 February 2004, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Book Chapter

Mahmood, T., Mohapatra, R.K., Perera, P., Irshad, N., Akrim, F., Andleeb, S., Waseem, M., Sharma, S. and Panda, S. (2020) Indian pangolin Manis crassicaudata (Geoffroy, 1803). In: Challender, D.W.S., Nash, H.C. and Waterman, C., (eds.) Pangolins: Science, Society and Conservation. Academic Press, pp. 71-88.

Working Paper

Perera, P., Perera, R., Vlosky, R.P. and Darby, P. (2010) Potential of using poultry litter as a feedstock for energy production. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

Perera, P. and Vlosky, R.P. (2006) A History of Forestry Certification. School of Renewable Natural Resources and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

Report

Perera, P.K.P., Nanayakkara, S., Marasinghe, S., Bandara, R., Arachchi, P.L. and Perera, T. (2017) Impact of Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) Certification on Sri Lanka's Tea Estates. Center for Sustainability. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Hughes, G., Dunn, M., Vlosky, R. and Perera, P. (2008) Private landowners' guide to forest certification in the south. Mississippi State University and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

Amarasekera, H.S., Perera, P. and De Silva, N. (2006) Investigative Report on the Potential of Forest Stewardship Certification (FSC) as a Marketing Tool through Examining the existence of Price Premiums for FSC certified Timber. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science

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