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Olive Ridley turtles arrive at Gahirmatha sanctuary

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 20:45

Female Olive Ridley turtles have arrived to lay eggs at the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrapara district in Orissa, as they do every year.

Turtles dying en-masse in Orissa’s Gahirmatha sanctuary

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 06, 2010, 14:17

Sighting of bloated and motionless bodies of Olive Ridley sea turtles lend credence to the belief that unlawful trawling operation despite prohibition is in full swing along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary.

Sunken ship could threaten Olive Ridleys in Orissa

Last Updated: Friday, September 11, 2009, 15:16

The mass breeding of rare Olive Ridley turtles is likely to be hit due to the sinking of a cargo ship, carrying iron ore fines and oil, in the Bay of Bengal off the Orissa coast two days ago, a marine expert warned Friday.