Turtle patrol unit attacked mid-sea in Odisha

In the latest mid-sea confrontation, the crew of sea-worthy fishing trawls allegedly attacked a turtle patrol vessel in prohibited seawaters of Odisha’s Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, a forest official said on Tuesday.

Juvenile croc webbed in fishing net rescued

The juvenile reptile had strayed into Luna River from Bhitarkanika river system and an inland fisherman found the animal stuck in his fishing net near Orataghat village in Mahakalapada police station area.