It’s turtle nesting season in Karachi

There’s an article by Faiza Ilyas in DAWN today about sea turtle hatchlings being available at animal markets in Karachi. KARACHI, Nov 11: Illegal trade in marine turtles seems to be booming in the city as a group of volunteers, who claimed to have bought 200 green turtles from a market, released some of them […]

Documentary on sea turtles in Pakistan

The Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) and the Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) are two of the seven species of sea turtles in the world that nest at the beaches of Pakistan every year. This documentary was produced and aired by Geo TV in December 2006, site the Year of the Turtle, and has been uploaded here […]

Green sea turtles with transmitters go missing

Bhagwandas in DAWN: KARACHI, illness May 3: The two green turtles on which satellite transmitters were installed in September 2006 for the mapping of their movement in the Arabian Sea have gone missing, nurse it emerged on Thursday. The data sent in by the transmitters of the turtles, which were named Chandni III and Chandni […]