Category Archives: STC

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Rescue Operation by Fishermen’s Community, Kundapur

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Rescue Operation by Fishermen’s Community, Kundapur

On Sunday, 17th June, FSL-India’s Senior Program Manager, Venkatesh received a mobile call from the Maddugudde village fishermen community, about a wounded sea turtle. He immediately informed the Forest Department officials and went along with them to rescue the sea turtle.

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Following the Turtle Trail in Coastal Karnataka: Bangalore Times, 5th January 2018

Following the Turtle Trail in Coastal Karnataka: Bangalore Times, 5th January 2018

The survival of the sea turtle is critically linked to the conservation of our environment. The huge number of deaths of these creatures, particularly during the nesting season is a key indicator that we need to relook at our conservation efforts, as well as the programmes in place to educate the fisherman community.

InkedTimes of India-News Paper 5th Feb 2018

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Beach Cleaning at Navunda Beach: Jacqueline Haußmann, Germany – IJGD participant, STC project

Beach Cleaning at Navunda Beach: Jacqueline Haußmann, Germany – IJGD participant, STC project

Navunda beach is a very beautiful beach on the west coast of India. The sand is white, there are a  lot of green coconut trees,  the waves of the ocean are rolling in.

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Mural Painting At Gangoli Harbour

Mural Painting At Gangoli Harbour

Sea turtles are one of the very few animals to graze on seagrass and help maintain the health of the seagrass beds. Like normal lawn grass, seagrass needs to be constantly cut short to be healthy and help it grow across the ocean floor. Over the past decades, due to pollution, there has been a decline in seagrass beds, leading to a decline in the sea turtle population.

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