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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.

13 Vietnamese arrested in Philippines over 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.

Endangered sea turtles eating more plastic than ever

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.

Wildlife groups sue for more protection of turtles

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011, 10:32

Several wildlife protection groups are suing the federal agency that regulates fishing in U.S. waters.

BP sued for burning endangered sea turtles alive

Last Updated: Thursday, July 01, 2010, 09:18

Animal welfare groups sued BP for burning endangered sea turtles.

Gourmet diners `may spell extinction` for sea turtle

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 19:41

Malaysians` voracious appetite for turtle eggs could drive the marine creatures to extinction on its shores, conservationists warned on Wednesday.

Sea turtles under threat in Kerala coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 11:58

Climate change coupled with construction of sea walls and infrastructure activities are threatening the habitat of sea-turtles, an endangered marine species, along the Kerala coast, say conservationists.