Odisha imposes fishing ban for turtle nesting
Odisha imposes fishing ban for turtle nesting

The Odisha government Saturday imposed a seven-month fishing ban along its coast to protect endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles which come to the state beaches for mass nesting every winter, an official said.

Turtles yet to arrive for nesting

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.

Olive Ridley baby turtles emerge from mass nesting site

Millions of rare baby turtles have begun emerging from the egg-shells along the kilometre long tranquil Gahirmatha beach off the sea in
Orissa.

Marine turtles flock to Kerala village for nesting season

The sleepy coastal hamlet of Kolavipalam in this district of Kerala has turned out to be a safe breeding ground for the highly endangered marine turtles.