News  /  Published 01.06.22

Turtles for sale seized from Swarupnagar house

Reptiles listed as ‘vulnerable’ in India...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Asani damages olive ridley eggs

Turtles lay eggs along the coast stretching from Gahirtmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrapara district to Ganjam in southern part...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 29.03.22

Mass nesting of endangered turtles

They travel around 1,000km to lay eggs, officials said...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.22

1 arrested with turtles from Bihar

According to foresters, sale and consumption of the meat of this turtle species is illegal...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

GPS-tagged turtles set free for observation

This GPS tagging and tracking endeavour is the first ever in the country made for any species of freshwater turtle...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.21

7 turtles found dead in Cooch Behar

Sources said some morning walkers noticed the dead turtles and informed the state forest department...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 02.11.21

Mobile application to save olive ridley turtles

A ban on fishing within 20km from specified coastal areas, will come into effect from November 1 to May 31, 2022, for protecting the nests of the endangered turtles...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.21

Turtles seized, one man held in Siliguri

The animals are of three different species — Ganges softshell turtle, peacock softshell turtle and Indian softshell turtle...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

World  /  Published 03.07.21

Hundreds of dead turtles wash up in Lanka

A fire erupted on the Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl on May 20, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics...
By Reuters in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.21

1,500 softshell turtles seized

Four persons suspected of the smuggling were arrested...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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