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  • Stop Ecocide Protest

    With rising reported incidents of deforestation around the country in 2020 and 2021, many youth, environment activists and concerned citizens recently gathered at the Viharamahadevi Park to voice their concerns. The event, “Climate Action to Stop Ecocide” was organized by the WNPS Youth Group which also coincided with Greta Thunberg’s

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  • Janahanda Talk Show

    Otara was recently featured on TNL’s “Janahanda” talk show along with Jayantha Wijesinghe of Rainforest Protectors, Hemantha Withanage of Centre for Environmental Justice and Ven. Ananada Sagara Thero. The discussion centered on the need for environmental protection and improved animal welfare in Sri Lanka. Click here to see more https://bit.ly/3o3M5Jz

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  • Animal Welfare Bill

    Otara recently met with Hon. Namal Rajapaksa, Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs and Hon. Ali Sabry (PC) Minister of Justice Sri Lanka regarding the process of finalizing, approving and gazetting the Animal Welfare Bill. The Bill was an initiative started by a group of animal welfare advocates and organizations

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  • Thurstan College Interact Club

    Students from Thurstan College Interact Club recently participated in another “Who We Are” Program that was conducted by the Otara Foundation. The initiative is being carried out with the vision to educate, inspire, foster and empower young citizens to be agents of change within their communities. The program educated the

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