Turning turtle

Ramesh, Madhuri and Muralidharan, M (2016) Turning turtle. The Hindu.

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Abstract

In September this year, the Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department issued an order that banned all forms of fishing within a radius of 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) at 90 sites along the State’s coastline. It was passed to safeguard migrating olive ridley sea turtles. Extending from January to the end of April, the ban is applicable across eight coastal districts — from Chennai in the north to Kanyakumari in the south.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to The Hindu
Uncontrolled Keywords: Turtles, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Conservation, olive ridleys, Public Interest Litigation (PIL) etc.
Subjects: C Publications by ATREEians > N Media Clippings
Divisions: Publications by ATREEians > Media Clippings
Depositing User: Ms Kalpana S
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2017 11:14
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2017 11:14
URI: http://eprints.atree.org/id/eprint/513

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