A familiar sight on the beaches of Orissa : Olive Ridley Turtles caught in deathly nets. Mechanized fisheries and illegal trawling continually drive the Ridleys into the brinks of extinction.
Baby turtles out in the sun.
The Greenpeace Sugayatri at sail. The Sugayatri, once a fishing boat, will spend the next three months monitoring the mass nesting season of the Olive Ridley in Orissa, India.
Olive Ridley turtles mating off the coast of Orissa, India. Every year, thousands of Olive Ridley turtles congregate in these waters to mate and then nest in a perfectly synchronised arribada.
An Olive Ridley trapped in a trawling net. Over 100,00 dead Olive Ridleys have been found washed ashore in Orissa over the last decade.
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