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olive ridley turtles

Season’s greetings

Marine ecologist Divya Karnad is the first Indian woman to win the prestigious ‘Future For Nature Award’.

24 Mar 2019 1:00 AM

Olive ridley hatchlings released in Maha waters

Last year in November, the state forest department, with assistance from marine enthusiasts built a hatchery on the beach.

20 Mar 2019 2:48 AM

Another olive ridley tragedy

Marine conservationists deeply concerned, cause of their death still not known.

19 Jan 2019 7:44 PM

Cell confirms 103 turtle eggs at Versova beach

The NGO had also contended that the three feet deep pit cannot be made by turtles and may be unfavourable for hatching of eggs.

24 Mar 2018 1:41 AM

Turtles return to Versova beach after two decades

City-based lawyer and environmentalist Afroz Shah, who initiated the beach clean-up drive in 2015, was present whenhatchlings were sighted.

23 Mar 2018 3:24 PM


Olive Ridley turtles return to Versova beach after 20 years

An endangered species, the Olive Ridley turtles are found in the warm tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans.

23 Mar 2018 7:52 AM

Velas welcomes turtles home

Swimming is forbidden at Velas Beach lest you pose any threat to the hundreds and thousands of young Olive Ridley Turtles hatched there.

10 Mar 2018 2:02 AM

Experts fear for lives of rescued turtles

Experts have blamed pollution along the beaches for the sorry state of turtles.

08 Jul 2017 2:58 AM

Turtle rescued from Dahanu

The centre at Dahanu does not have sufficient water tanks to ensure that each turtle has a separate tank.

03 Jul 2017 1:57 AM