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Tag: Olive Ridley Turtles

Mahanadi barrages to hit tigers, elephants and turtles

Bhubaneswar: With the Odisha government apprehensive of slowing down of the water flow in the Mahanadi river system due to construction of projects on the upstream by Chhattisgarh government, environmentalists have expressed concern over its possible impact on the eco-system. The concerns were expressed by Citizen Action Forum and Foundation Ecological Security when they met […]

Thousands of turtle carcasses found along Puri coast

Puri: Environmentalists have expressed grave concern over the large scale death of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles along the Odisha coast. While the Forest department has not taken any steps in this regard, the environmentalists have alleged that the fishing trawlers are responsible for the mass death of these Ridley turtles. “There is a […]

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Decomposed carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles spotted

Ahead of the mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles, beaches off Gahirmatha coast have turned into graveyard for these delicate marine animals with thousands of decomposed carcasses spotted along a shoreline

Webcast of Olive Ridley nesting shelved

Kendrapara: Coastal security compulsion has forced the authorities not to go ahead with live telecast of mass nesting of Olive Ridley turtles at a rookery in Odisha close to the defence installation site, forest officials said today. From the national security viewpoint, live global exposure to the annual mass nesting of turtles through internet has […]