Entries by Ron Atapattu

The Butterfly Conservation Project: Butterfly Sanctuary Update

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." R. Buckminster Fuller Akila Weerakoon Research Scientist/SLWCS The “There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." R. Buckminster Fuller The Section Cerulean of the Butterfly Sanctuary Akila Weerakoon Research Scientist/SLWCS The work on […]

eTea Racing/Ron Atapattu Post-Race Notes – Barber Motorsports Park

For Immediate Release eTea Racing/Ron Atapattu Post-Race Notes – Barber Motorsports Park Leeds, Ala., April 7, 2019…Driver Ron Atapattu returned to a Lamborghini cockpit this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park for the inaugural 2019 IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America race.   He drove the No. 24 elephantea/ShipOCI Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo to a […]

February Volunteers Share Their Experiences

"It’s great feeling being part of an organization that is making a difference. Would recommend this to anyone! So wonderful and hope to come back one   "It’s great feeling being part of an organization that is making a difference. Would recommend this to anyone! So wonderful and hope to come back one day." Spencer […]

Ron Atapattu Returns to Professional Racing with Elephant Conservation Awareness Platform

Ron Atapattu Returns to Professional Racing with Elephant Conservation Awareness Platform Miami, Fla., April 3…Founder and President of Overseas Cargo, Inc. (ShipOCI.com), Ron Atapattu, has announced his return to professional racing with an exciting platform to market his elephantea, a premium tea company and elephant conservation awareness programs through his eTeaRacing effort. Atapattu will once again compete […]

The Elephant Health Monitoring Project

In Wasgamuwa, one of the main threats to wild elephants is trap guns and steel wire snares. Chandima Fernando Ecologist/GIS Specialist SLWCS Camer In Wasgamuwa, one of the main threats to wild elephants is trap guns and steel wire snares. This magnificent tusker died as result of a trap gun shattering its right wrist bones […]

Our First Volunteers of the Year Gives The SLWCS a Thumbs Up!

    “For an experience of successful and real conservation work I would 100% recommend volunteering with the SLWCS.” Matthew Shattock, Australia Savannah “For an experience of successful and real conservation work I would 100% recommend volunteering with the SLWCS.” Matthew Shattock, Australia The Tree Hut Elephant Corridor where people and elephants coexist.   Savannah […]