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  • Animal Welfare Bill

    Join us in our appeal to the government of Sri Lanka

    Today, animals face abuse in many different ways. It is time to show that we care enough to make a change. Click here and sign the appeal now and request the government to pass the much- needed Animal Welfare Bill that has been pending since 2006. A minute of your

  • Otara Ceylon Today

    Otara’s Wake-up Call to The President

    In an open letter to the President of Sri Lanka, the Otara Foundation called for an intervention against the enslavement of animals in the Zoological Gardens. Click here to read more, Otara Foundation Appeals to the President on behalf of rescued Wild Animals Otara Foundation Appeals to the President

  • An Appeal to the President

    An appeal to the President of Sri Lanka

    The Otara Foundation appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena to intervene to prevent wild animals rescued from forests being sent to zoos instead of being returned to the wild. In a letter addressed to the President, brought to his attention was the case of four sloth bear cubs and a leopard

  • Embark Galle

    Spreading the Passion in Galle Fort

    Embark recently opened its first standalone fashion store in Galle. With splashes of vibrant colour, the 5, 500 square foot space is filled with stylish clothing, trendy accessories, pooch-themed collectibles and it’s own cosy café. A combination of cheeky and inspirational slogans, graphics inspired by the brand’s very own mascots;

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    A Pledge to Love

    NHV Natural Pet Products, Canada supports Embark by contributing a dollar from the sale of their selected products. Made with 100% natural ingredients, NHV offers vet-formulated herbal solutions designed to promote health and stimulate healing. We are happy to be a part of this partnership and thank NHV Natural Pet

  • Nepal Earthquake

    Earthquake relief assistance for

    The Earthquake which struck Nepal on the 25th of April left a trail of devastation; affecting thousands of people and countless animals. Animal Nepal launched an Emergency Appeal in response to the crisis and the Otara Foundation along with Embark joined hands to help rescue teams caring for the sick

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    Supporting the Elimination of the Bear Bile Trade with ACRES Wildlife Rescue Centre Singapore

    Founded in 2001, ACRES is an animal protection organization driven by a concern for animals. Spurred by a vision to create a world where animals are treated with compassion and respect, the organization’s mission is to create a caring and socially responsible society where animals are treated as sentient beings.

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    Elephant Aid, Nepal’s Chain-free Campaign

    Elephant Aid International is a nonprofit organization established to create a paradigm shift which fosters change in beliefs and approaches to the care and management of elephants. With the combined management of international scientists, veterinarians, mahouts, elephant caregivers and welfare supporters, the organization helps to change how; the public relates

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    The Colombo Bird Race

    The Federation of Environmental Organizations of Sri Lanka (FEO) in partnership with the Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka (FOG SL) and supported by Otara, launched the inaugural Colombo Bird Race on the 21st of February 2015. The objective was to raise awareness of the spectacular range of our urban