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INDIA: Coast Guard to Intercept Illegal Trawlers to Ensure Safe Sojourn of Breeding Olive Ridley Sea Turtles

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The coast guard has launched " Operation Oliver" to intercept illegal trawlers as part of its annual mission to ensure safe mid-sea sojourn of breeding Olive Ridley sea turtles on Odisha coast near Kendrapara district.

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Sandra M Z (114)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 11:09 pm
Good on Them! Their mission could expand to all turtle migration, breeding areas across the Globe.

Noted, Thank you Cal.

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 4:54 am
This is good.

Danuta W (1249)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 4:56 am

Christeen A (368)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 6:51 am
Yea. A win-win for these guys. Thank you.

pam w (139)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 7:56 am
Perhaps a glimmer of hope for Indian wildlife?

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 9:30 am
Good on India Its time everyone starting looking after turtles instead of just killing them or eating them

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 4:09 pm
Noted. Thanks.

John B (185)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 5:44 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article. Good news and I'm glad the Government of India as given the green light for their Coast Guard to to begin the operation. Read and noted.

Christine S (134)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 9:37 pm
YAY, India! The U.S. needs to kick the shrimp fishermen's asses to put turtle excluder devices on all the nets- instead of allowing a certain number of turtles to be drowned each year!

Daniel Partlow (179)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 6:59 am
Thank goodness someone in this world is out to help.
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