Marine ecologist Divya Karnad is the first Indian woman to win the prestigious ‘Future For Nature Award’.
24 Mar 2019 1:00 AM
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
Marine conservationists deeply concerned, cause of their death still not known.
19 Jan 2019 7:44 PM
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
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
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
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 have blamed pollution along the beaches for the sorry state of turtles.
08 Jul 2017 2:58 AM
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