Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 19:08
Thai customs have found over a thousand turtles and tortoises in airport luggage in a week, including a haul of 470 creatures today as conservationists warn of "skyrocketing" smuggling for the pet trade.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 14:49
A bale of a rare species of Northern River Terrapin or Sunderbans Batagur turtles, which is considered critically endangered across the globe, will be released in the Sunderbans in mid-2014.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 22:20
A seven-month ban on fishing was today clamped from November one by the Odisha government within 20 km from the river mouths of Dhamara, Devi and Rusikulya in Gamjam district for protecting nests of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 16:16
Thirteen Vietnamese fishermen were arrested after being found in Philippine waters with a haul of protected sea turtles, police said today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 13:29
Sea turtle deaths have been rising on Guatemala`s Pacific coast due to "indiscriminate" shrimp fishing, environmentalists said.
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.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 14:53
Endangered sea turtles are swallowing toxic plastic at twice the rate they did 25 years ago, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:24
In the tussle between sea turtle conservation and Goa`s beach tourism dollars, both appear to be getting the short shrift.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 11:46
The soft-shell N nigricans turtles, a rare species found only in the tank of the Tripureswari Temple in Gomati district of Tripura, is facing extinction.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 14:36
The evolution of turtles is an enigma in science. Their distinct body design-with a sharp beak and protective hard shell has changed very little over the past 210 million years.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 09:10
Hollywood actress Megan Fox was spotted sporting a new hairdo, which is said to be part of preparation for her new movie ‘Ninja Turtles’.
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