turtle

Government should help independent films in release: Sanjay Mishra on National Award win for Turtle

The actor, and director Dinesh S Yadav, talk about Turtle, their National Award film which is yet to find a release date.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Three Olive Ridley turtles rescued

Three Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys Olivacea) turtles found themselves in an odd predicament.

published on : 9th August 2019

Odisha fishermen stage protests against fishing ban at Gahiramatha marine sanctuary

Earlier, the ban was imposed for seven months during Olive Ridley sea turtles nesting season from November 1 to May 31.

published on : 31st July 2019

Four turtles holed up in 'jail' since 2015 for being evidence in black magic case

A Bilaspur-based wildlife activist questioned the decision to restrict their freedom so that the law could take its own course.

published on : 27th July 2019

Four Indians arrested in Malaysia for smuggling turtles, drugs

The Malaysian Customs Department has seized 5,255 baby tortoises from two suspects on transit to India, The Star reported Wednesday.

published on : 26th June 2019

Washed away by rain, injured turtle rescued from highway   

A Terrapin turtle was found bleeding and with a broken shell on Mysuru-Bengaluru highway, near Bidadi recently.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Turtles, dolphin washed ashore near Surathkal

Local people found the feral dogs feeding on the carcasses of the dolphin at Guddekopla beach. The carcasses are found to be decomposed.

published on : 15th May 2019

Hisss side of story: Urbanisation, lack of rain affecting snake population in Bengaluru

This year, the harsh summer and the promise of the arriving monsoon is turning into a tragic proposition for the city’s snake population.

published on : 11th May 2019

101 Olive Ridley eggs sighted at Maravanthe in Udupi district

A team of local residents found a nest while taking a stroll on the seashore looking for turtle tracks.

published on : 30th March 2019

TA Pugalarasan: Chennai's turtle man creates a sea change among locals

Pugalarasan hopes to have a small research vessel someday to study endangered marine life.

published on : 27th March 2019

How a dead turtle on a Chennai beach led one woman to launch a movement

Supraja's journey from a successful artist to a sea turtle conservationist began with the sight of a dead turtle nearly two decades ago during a walk on the Periya Neelankarai beach.

published on : 18th March 2019

Philippines seizes 1,500 rare turtles, duct taped in luggage

The turtles and tortoises were found at Manila airport on Sunday in the luggage of a Filipino passenger, who had arrived from Hong Kong, hidden among clothes and shoes.

published on : 4th March 2019

Sculpting sand, saving turtles

On a sunny Sunday noon, the breezy coast of Palavakkam beach was bustling with activities.

published on : 12th February 2019

New mathematical model may help save endangered species

Understanding the dynamics of survival and reproduction can improve a species' chances of surviving.

published on : 14th January 2019

Andhra Pradesh fishermen told to use turtle excluder device

The WWF stressed the need for protection of the endangered species. 

published on : 7th January 2019