Researchers from the Seychelles Islands Foundation, which manages the remote Aldabra atoll, have introduced new methods to monitor the population of giant land tortoises there.

The Centre has approved setting up a turtle sanctuary in Allahabad and a river bio-diversity park at Sangam in the city.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Subhaniya Ismail Osman Vs M/s RSPL Limited & Others dated 04/10/2017 regarding laying of pipeline by M/s RSPL Limited beneath the seabed near seashore in intertidal area at Kuranga, Tal. Dwarka, District Jamnagar, Gujarat.

We document a tendency for published estimates of population size in sea turtles to be increasing rather than decreasing across the globe. To examine the population status of the seven species of sea turtle globally, we obtained 299 time series of annual nesting abundance with a total of 4417 annual estimates. The time series ranged in length from 6 to 47 years (mean, 16.2 years). When levels of abundance were summed within regional management units (RMUs) for each species, there were upward trends in 12 RMUs versus downward trends in 5 RMUs.

The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) has set up a committee to decide whether the Varanasi Turtle Sanctuary should be de-notified.

President Ali Bongo Ondimba announced to the UN Ocean Conference that the government of Gabon has created a network of marine protected areas the size of Costa Rica.

Research released last month suggested that the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill caused $17.2 billion in damages to the Gulf of Mexico’s natural resources — and a slew of other recent

KENDRAPARA: Emergence of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along Gahirmatha beach on Odisha's coast has provided relief to conservationists.

Reptiles being sold openly and illegally in Moroccan markets

The southern coast of Java — from Pelabuhan Ratu in the west to Puger Beach at the Indonesian island’s eastern tip — is an important breeding ground for sea turtles.

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