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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 World Turtle Day (WTD) is observed every year on May 23 across the world to protect turtles and their disappearing habitats around the world. The day is celebrated to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive.