Anoka Primrose Abeyrathne


30 Under 30
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Anoka Primrose Abeyrathne

About Me

Co-founded Growin’ Money, an eco-social enterprise at age 13 after surviving the 2004 Tsunami to conserve Mangroves in Sri Lanka. Over 60,000 Mangroves planted, while training and educating over 20000 persons. Creator of Sri Lanka's most signed petition for enactment of the Animal Welfare Bill.

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  • Biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
  • Civic Engagement
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Forestry
  • Natural Resources
  • Nonformal Education
  • Policy/Advocacy
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Urban EE


  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Student
  • Young Professional

Connect with me

Co-founder / Asia-Pacific representative

SustainSolutions.Org / UN Habitat YAB


Roles at NAAEE

  • 30 Under 30

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