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6 Nov 2014 Maldives: Coco Bodu Hithi welcomes the Olive Ridley Project
The Project Scientist of the Olive Ridley Project in Maldives and a resident Marine Biologist will spend 2 days on Coco Bodu Hithi island in Kaafu Atoll to engage guests in presentations about marine
5 Nov 2014 Malaysia: Not so taken aback over turtle deaths
People have been lukewarm about the killing of marine turtles in Sabah although it is an endangered species.
5 Nov 2014 Fiji: Rare observation of hawksbill and green turtles
A preliminary community and resort survey has determined that 18 islands in the Mamanuca Group are common nesting beaches for hawksbill and green turtles.
5 Nov 2014 India: Stirring Up Turtlesí Nest?
The Chennai Corporationís special project on the Marina Link Road stretch has received a shot in the arm with a consultancy report paving the way for its speedy implementation.
5 Nov 2014 Australia: Bells ring to welcome turtles home
The first turtle of the nesting season has come ashore at Mon Repos near Bundaberg, with bells ringing out across the region.
5 Nov 2014 Australia: First turtle nests at Mon Repos
The first turtle to successfully nest at Mon Repos this season has laid a first clutch of 77 eggs.
5 Nov 2014 India: 5 fishermen nabbed for sneaking into Gahirmatha
The patrolling wing of the state forest department took five fishermen into custody on charge of trespassing into turtle concentration zone of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary.
5 Nov 2014 Increasing numbers of turtles nesting on Japanís beaches
Increasing numbers of marine turtles are laying eggs on Japanese beaches, the Environment Ministry said in a new report.
4 Nov 2014 India: Cut in fishing ban area demanded by fisherfolk
Marine fishermen have demanded reduction in fishing ban area from 20 km off coast to 10km in Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Kendrapada district.
4 Nov 2014 Australia: Turtle populations benefit from cooler rookery
Cooler winters at Cape Domett, in Western Australia, may be good long-term news for flatback turtles because they may help balance population sex ratios.
3 Nov 2014 India: Six fishermen held near turtle nesting site in Gahirmatha
The anti-poaching squad of Odisha Forest Department arrested six fishermen for fishing near a sea turtle nesting site in Kendrapada district of the state.
3 Nov 2014 UAE: Turtles play tag for survival
Changing climate conditions globally are affecting the migratory and eating patterns of Hawksbill turtles in the Arabian Gulf.
1 Nov 2014 India: 7-month fishing ban for turtle season in Gahirmatha
The Odisha Forest and Environment department imposed a seven-month ban on fishing in the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary to provide security to the Olive Ridley turtles.

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