Ridley sea turtle Current Affairs, GK & News
The turtle population in Red Sea is turning female due to rise in sea temperature. A Team of researchers from the Saudi Arabia King Abdullah University of Science and Technology conducted a study. They selected five sites in the region that are favoured by Green Turtles and Hawksbill. The researchers collected data for every fifteen minutes ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
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 ..
Topics: Endangered animals • Endangered species • Environmental conservation • Gahirmatha Beach • Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary • Ganjam • Lepidochelys • Odisha • Olive ridley sea turtle • Ridley sea turtle • Rushikulya River • Sea turtles
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.
Topics: Endangered animals • Endangered species • Environmental conservation • Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary • Lepidochelys • Olive ridley sea turtle • Operation Oliver • Reptiles • Ridley sea turtle • Sea turtle • Sea turtles • Turtle
The 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 28 November to 16 December, 2018. Turtle Olly has been declared as the official mascot of 2018 tournament at the Puri sea beach in Odisha. Alongside the promotion of the event, the mascot aims to raise ..