Olive Ridley

Eco Retreat fest at Pentha beach from Nov 15

Besides providing tourists an opportunity to explore the beautiful destination, the festival will generate income for locals.

published on : 19th October 2021

Orissa High Court asks Centre to file affidavit on fishing vessel tracking

The court was hearing on Tuesday the PIL it had registered suo motu on February 23 on the high mortality rate of Olive Ridley turtles on the Odisha coast.

published on : 23rd September 2021

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

Dog stranded on Odisha river island rescued

During the rainy season and natural calamities, temporary islands are created at the Rushikulya river mouth due to the huge flow of water.

published on : 2nd 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

Punarjani to take up rescue of Olive Ridley turtles in Kerala

While the major nesting sites of Olive Ridley turtles are well identified and managed, sites where turtles make sporadic visits are often overlooked.

published on : 16th April 2021

Trawling behind Olive Ridley mortality: Orissa HC panel  

The committee stated in its report that upon release, the trawlers and boats commit similar offences again during the season.

published on : 16th March 2021

Orissa High Court registers suo motu PIL on Olive Ridley turtle deaths

The fishing trawlers are supposed to fish beyond 20 km from the coast in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, according to the Odisha Marine Fishing Regulation Act, 1982.

published on : 24th February 2021