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Turtles yet to arrive for nesting

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 17:09

With Olive Ridley sea turtles yet to arrive at Gahirmatha rookery in Odisha`s Kendrapara district for mass nesting, wildlife personnel are in a spot of bother.

Webcast of Olive Ridley sea turtle nesting in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:40

Defence Research and Development Organisation and Odisha`s forest department will jointly live stream the annual event of the mass nesting of Olive Ridley turtles in Gahirmatha nesting ground on internet.

Olive Ridley turtles lay over 25,000 eggs

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 15:37

Over 25,000 eggs have so far been laid by Olive Ridley turtles during mass nesting of the sea creature near river Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam district of Odisha.

Olive Ridley turtle carcasses found in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 18:20

At least 36 carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles were washed ashore near the Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam district, a major mass nesting site area of these endangered species.

Beach tourism, development killing turtles: WWF

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 12:16

Unregulated tourism and development activity along beaches like Mandarmani and Digha in West Bengal is killing turtles including the vulnerable Olive Ridleys, say researchers.

Rice for Olive Ridley scheme for fishermen in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 13:58

After a prolonged wait, fishermen families identified under Rice for Oilive Ridley Conservation (ROrC) scheme have become the recipients of Public Distribution Scheme doles in coastal districts like Kendrapara in Odisha.

Baby Olive Ridley turtles pop up along Gahirmata beach

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 14:04

Surfacing of millions of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along the serene Gahirmatha beach along Odisha coast has cheered conservationists across the globe.

Mass nesting by Olive Ridley turtles

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 18:16

Putting fears of forest officials and wildlife lovers to rest endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have arrived in hordes at Gahirmatha beach here for their annual mass nesting.

Olive Ridley Turtles mass nesting begins in Odisha coast

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 18:58

A record number of over 3 lakh Olive Ridley turtles have laid eggs in Odisha coast within a span of only one week, officials said today.

Olive Ridley turtles start early nesting in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 22:33

Olive Ridley sea turtles started mass nesting from the river Rushikulya mouth in Odisha`s Ganjam district today, about a fortnight ahead of their expected annual phenomenon.

Carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles washed ashore in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 18:03

Several carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles were washed ashore near the mouth of river Rushikulya off Odisha`s Ganjam coast, a major mass nesting site of these endangered species.

Olive Ridley turtle nesting to be broadcast live

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 23:05

Nature lovers would soon be able to watch a live broadcast of the unique phenomenon of mass-nesting and hatching of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles near the mouth of Rushikulya river in Odisha.