Olive ridley sea turtle Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Operation Olivia?

Recently, Coast Guard have enforced laws and started operation Olivia to protect Olive Ridley turtles in Odisha What is Operation Olivia? Operation Olivia was started by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), first in early 1980s. This operation helps in protecting Olive Ridley turtles every year when they start nesting along Odisha coast for breeding in ..

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ROPAX Jetty Project on River Dhamra

The Government of India recently approved Rs 50 crores to develop an all-weather ROPAX in Odisha. The total cost of the project is estimated to be Rs 110 crores. The project aims to launch Roll-on or Roll-off Passenger Jetty connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak district and Talachua in Kendrapara district. About the project The project will ..

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Olive Ridley Turtles arrive at Gahirmatha Beach

Olive Ridley female turtles have started moving to the Gahirmatha beach in the Kendrapara district in Odisha. They are arriving at the beach to lay eggs which is described as the phenomenon called ‘arribada’. Mass Nesting Arribada is a Spanish term which describes the unique natural heritage of these marine species which converge on the ..

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Nesting of Olive Ridley begins

The mass nesting of the Olive Ridley turtles has finally began in Puducherry coastline. Though, the traditional migration season of the turtles has delayed possibly due to climate change or change in the climatic conditions because of the influence of Cyclones Nivar and Burevi. Now, the female Olive Ridley turtles are leaving hundreds of eggs ..

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Rushikulya Rookery and Olive Ridley Turtles

The Rushikulya rookery in Odisha is set to welcome and protect the Olive Ridley turtles during the upcoming mass nesting season. Where is the Rushikulya Rookery located? The Ruskikulya Rookery is located in Odisha. The rookery is situated on the Rushikulya Beach in Ganjam district. The coast of Odisha is the largest mass nesting site ..

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