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23May/12

After a year’s Rehabilitation, Sagarika Swims again in Ocean waters

A year ago no one thought that Sagarika could swim again or even go back into the marine world she loved. Sagarika, the rare Olive Ridley turtle was found with a flipper chopped off and a severely injured carapace in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. But thanks to the efforts of numerous volunteers and after spending a year at rehabilitation centre the turtle was finally set free, back into the ocean waters on Saturday.

29Dec/11

For the Turtles of Goa, Celebrate New Year in Peace

Goa is one of the most talked about holiday destinations all the year round but the fun and frolic definitely reaches an all time high in December when Christmas and New year celebrations pull people from all corners of Indian and the world to this beach destination. But what the party goers totally overlook amidst power packed dance and music session, is that somewhere along the same beaches are the rare and endangered olive ridley turtles, nesting and looking forward to bringing the next generation into the world in solitude and peace.