Gahirmatha marine sanctuary

Millions of baby turtles make way to the sea at Gahirmatha  

Millions of baby turtles emerged from the pits at the Nasi-1 and Nasi-2 islands of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary  within Bhitarkanika National Park in the district on Monday night.

published on : 11th May 2022

Olive Ridleys clock a record Day-1 turn at Odisha's Gahirmatha sanctuary

After much speculation and delay, a record number of Olive Ridley turtles arrived on March 25 at Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary for mass nesting.

published on : 27th March 2022

Odisha rural polls: Fishermen of Kendrapara district predict rough weather for parties

With panchayat polls ahead, this resentment does not augur well for the BJD, which, so far has a stronghold in the coastal district.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Three Odisha forest guards injured in mid-sea assault

Patrolling vessel of Forest department also damaged; nine fishermen arrested for the attack

published on : 29th November 2021

Five new cottages at Habalikhati beach

In a bid to attract more tourists, Forest department has built five new sea-facing cottages besides renovating the existing four at Habalikhati beach within Gahirmatha marine sanctuary. 

published on : 17th November 2021

Bad weather adds to fishing ban pain of fishermen

The bad weather has come as a blow to the fishermen who are already reeling under the seven-month-long fishing ban from November 1 within 20 km from the coast in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary.

published on : 17th November 2021