Category: International Service

Shell Out!

Sea Turtles are known as a “keystone species”, which means that they are a very important part of the marine ecosystem. If sea turtles were removed from their habitat by going extinct, the whole marine environment will be disrupted resulting in world-wide impacts. Therefore, in an attempt to support marine turtle conservation, Project “Shell Out” was initiated as a joint initiative of the Rotaract Club of the University of Colombo, Faculty of Arts and Rotaract Club of Jadavpur Greens in RID 3291. Rtr. Buddhimali Parindya and Rtr. Kavindi Gunawardana were the co-chairs of the project. The main objective of our project was to contribute to sea turtle conservation by providing volunteer services for the Galbokka Sea Turtle Conversation and Research…

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Revisiting ‘Kuppiya Phase One’

“You are beautiful just the way you are”, this set of words is quite hard to live by in the twenty-first century. Generation Z is believed to have a lifestyle that eradicates the idea of being comfortable in your own skin and tends to chase the illusion of perfection which has given rise to various mental health problems such as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). If you have BDD, you may experience frustration and anxiety about the appearance of your body, and that it gets in the way of your ability to live normally. Many of us have what we think are flaws in our appearance. But if you have BDD, your reaction to this “flaw” may become overwhelming. Kuppiya Phase…

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