Friday, 22 January 2016

300 dead turtles found on a beach in Odisha, India: Locals astonished by sheer number!


It's been a bad start to the year for for marine wildlife around the world along with the 7 dead grey whales on the Mexican coast, 13 sperm whales died on the Dutch and German coast last week and 45 dead whales washed up on the Indian coast....
Probably more than 100,000 sea birds have died along the coast of Alaska and thousands of squid have washed up dead along the coast of Chile all after a report stating 70% of our sea birds and 75% of the worlds fish are now depleted:
No fish left in our oceans by the year 2048 NOAA:

More marine life carnage is being reported from Puri Beach, Odisha in India, as 300 Olive Ridley turtles have washed up dead along the popular beach, a bottlenose dolphin was also found dead...
It's not unusual to find the occasional dead turtle this time of the year however the sheer number of turtle carcasses has astonished the locals.
According to news reports, the forest and marine fisheries authorities have seized two trawlers for carrying out unauthorised fishing - despite a ban which was put in place due to the nesting season of the turtles. Collector of Puri, Arabind Agarwal, told the media that a report had been sought from the concerned agencies. He said:
"This is unfortunate that a large number of Olive Ridley turtles died on the beach.
It seemed that they were hit by trawlers."
The Beach Protection Council of Odisha (BPCO), a voluntary organisation working for the protection of the beach has given a memorandum to Aggarwal demanding strict implementation of the fishing ban between November and May.
Further south around 80 whales were washed ashore on the southern coast at Tiruchendur in Tamil Nadu.
At least 45 of the short-finned pilot whales died despite rescue efforts.

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