Olive ridley sea turtle: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

Odisha’s Bahuda Rookery Olive Ridley Nesting Site

The Odisha forest department is all set to add another Olive Ridley mass nesting site to its wildlife map at the Bahuda river mouth in Ganjam district to lure the endangered sea turtles to come over for mass nesting in 2019. Around 3-km stretch of the beach from Sunapur to Anantpur at Bahuda rookery is ..

Indian Coast Guard launches Operation Oliva to safeguard turtles in Odisha

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.