Wildlife in India is facing a losing battle.

Bhubaneswar: Greenpeace India and United Artists' Association on Monday released the report of a study jointly conducted by them on the measures needed to improve the

The United Artists Association (UAA) and Greenpeace India undertook an independent study in the Gahirmatha region to understand, examine and document perceptions and thoughts of fisher communities on income generation schemes and livelihood options as well as their perceptions and attitudes relating to the existing fisheries management and marin

The Chinese shipwreck off Orissa

The paper examines whether the mangrove forests in Kendrapada district of Orissa played any protective role during the severe cyclone that hit the state in October 1999.

BALASORE: Even as Union Minister of State for Forests and Environment Jairam Ramesh shot off a letter to Defence Minister A K Antony alleging violation of restrictions imposed by the Forest Department on test-firing of missiles during turtle season, DRDO officials claimed the organisation did not cause any harm to the turtles but works for their conservation.

They said this year, the highest 2.

An estimated 3.60 lakh Olive Ridley sea turtles have arrived for mass nesting this year at the tranquil Nasi II (South Nasi) beach of the Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary, according to stated DFO of Rajnagar Mangrove Forest and Wildlife Division, Manoj Kumar Mohapatra.

The arribada phenomenon of the endangered turtles occurred from February 26 to March 7 at the golden beach near the establishment of

Is the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society more important for environment minister Jairam Ramesh than the endangered Olive Ridley turtles, a species that enjoys the same legal protection as the tiger?

BERHAMPUR: The Olive Ridley sea turtles, the rare and endangered marine turtle species of the world, have started arriving for mating at Rushikulya rookery in Ganjam district.

According to wildlife officials, mating of Olive Ridleys is now at its peak and hundreds of pairs are visible within a radius of around 7 km from the coastline near the rookery.

This year, these turtles have arrived in

Satyasundar Barik

BHUBANESWAR: Will the spectacular sight of mass congregation of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles for mating and nesting on the beaches of Gahirmatha become history?

The beaches coming under the Gahirmatha Marine Wildlife Sanctuary have shrunk considerably.