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    Tree Planting at Viharamahadevi Park

    Otara was recently part of a walk and tree planting event in collaboration with the Green Building Council of Sri Lanka. The program took place at Colombo’s iconic Viharamahadevi Park, a landmark known for its beautiful trees and local foliage. The tree planting took place in support of a greener,

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    Otara Foundation sponsors Runakanda Rain Forest Freshwater Fish Project

    In keeping with World Environment Day, the Otara Foundation recently sponsored a workshop on the incredible freshwater fish found in the Sinharaja Rainforest which was conducted by the Runakanda Rainforest Conservation Centre. It was a 3-day project on biodiversity, with a special focus on freshwater fish and reforestation.

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    Tree Planting at University of Colombo, Law Faculty

    Otara was Chief Guest at a recent tree planting event organized by the University of Colombo’s Faculty of Law. A website was launched, a beautiful mural done by the students was unveiled and many new tree saplings were planted. The activities were held to celebrate World Environment Day which will

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    Barbaric Avurudu ‘Elephant Racing’ Under Fire

    Otara was recently featured in an article by the “Sunday Observer” which discussed the animal cruelty that took place during Sinhala and Tamil New Year, where captive elephants were used in an elephant race and other games like Tug of war. Speaking to the “Sunday Observer” Otara said, “When the

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