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  • 4 February

    600 dead Olive Ridleys wash ashore in two days in Odisha

    Carcasses of around 600 Olive Ridley turtles and two dolphins washed ashore have been recovered by forest officials in the last two days.  It is suspected that the turtles were killed after being hit by fishing trawlers or entangled in nets in the sea. 

January, 2019

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August, 2018

  • 29 August

    Halladas flotando muertas al menos 300 tortugas marinas frente a la costa de México

    Unas 300 tortugas en peligro (Lepidochelys olivacea) han sido halladas muertas flotando en aguas frente a la costa de Puerto Escondido, en Oaxaca, al sur de México, tras quedar atrapadas en una red de pesca ilegal abandonada en la costa sur del Pacífico mexicano, según informa la Procuraduría Federal de Protección al …

  • 24 August

    Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling stuck in cup

    The Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program shared a dramatic photo on Facebook as a reminder to people to clean up after themselves at the beach. The photo shows a loggerhead hatchling stuck in a plastic cup on the Florida beach. 

  • 18 August

    122 sea turtles found dead on Mexico beach

    Mexican authorities said Friday they found 122 sea turtles dead on a beach in the southern state of Chiapas, mostly from an endangered species.