Gahirmatha

GPS software in fishing vessels to protect turtles

In the first phase, geo-coordinate software has been uploaded in the GPS of 90 fishing trawlers in the district and nearby areas.

published on : 16th June 2021

Gahirmatha comes alive as baby Olive Ridleys emerge from shells

A female turtle usually lays around 80 to 100 eggs, said divisional forest officer (DFO) of Bhitarkanika Bikash Ranjan Dash.

published on : 27th April 2021

Over 1,000 turtles tagged at Gahirmatha

The data proves the interconnections of turtle population that navigates from one country’s waters to another. 

published on : 21st March 2021

Orissa High Court raises concern over attack on patrolling boat at Gahirmatha

The direction was issued after Amicus Curiae Mohit Agarwal submitted a report over attack on a patrolling boat at about 10.30 pm on March 15.

published on : 21st March 2021