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  • Attidiya Wildlife Sanctuary Cleanup

    The Otara Foundation recently sponsored the cleanup of the Attidiya Wildlife Sanctuary.Around 30 participants from Earth Guardians, Climate Action Now Sri Lanka and ExtinctionRebellion Sri Lanka participated in this cause. They were also joined by youth from theneighboring areas and together over 270kg of waste was collected.

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  • World Animal Day

    Press statement on World Animal Day 2021. Otara has been the Ambassador for WorldAnimal Day, Sri Lanka since 2008. Click here to read full article; https://www.dailymirror.lk/news-features/Happy-World-Animal-Day/131- 221676?fbclid=IwAR0Qn4jwWdJJzNw7TmIOrl8tOYJcW5mX05WPr3KXFQ- 0i0UUEGnz61B6FFk

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  • World Animal Day 2021

    Globally celebrated on October 4th each year, World Animal Day is a reminder that every animal has the right to co-exist with humans and to be treated with love, respect and have the right to a free life. As global World Animal Day Ambassador, in a media release, Otara Gunewardene

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  • The wrongful release of 15 illegally captured elephants

    Otara spoke out against the recent wrongful release of 15 illegally captured elephants. She expressed her sadness and disappointment regarding the treatment of these sentient beings. Otara stated that “It is deeply upsetting to know that these wild animals will once again face life in chains, tormented by man.” She

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