Page-2 of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary Current Affairs, GK & News
Gahirmatha marine sanctuary and Rushikulya rookery coast in Ganjam district are main Olive Ridley Nesting sites in Odisha. Of these sites, Gahirmatha marine sanctuary is largest rookery (mass nesting site) of Olive Ridley turtles. Odisha is home to 50% of the total world’s population of Olive Ridleys and about 90% of Indian population of sea ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) recently launched an exercise ‘Operation Oliva’ along the serene sea waters of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha to protect the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles during their mating season. The exercise is part of its annual mission to ensure the safe mid-sea sojourn of breeding Olive Ridley sea turtles.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Topics: Endangered animals • Endangered species • Environmental conservation • Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary • Lepidochelys • Olive ridley • Olive ridley sea turtle • Olive Ridley turtles • Operation Oliver • Reptiles • Ridley sea turtle • Sea turtle • Sea turtles • Turtle