Turtles threatened

 
Last Updated: Sunday 07 June 2015

Turtles threatened

The stir against the Orissa government's plans to set up a fishing complex in Bhitarkanika sanctuary has now assumed global dimensions. The Sea Turtle Restoration Project in the US will host educational events and publicise the threats posed to the world's largest sea turtle nesting site by the proposed complex. It has also planned several letter-writing and petition campaigns over the next few months targeted at the Indian embassy and consulates in the US.

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