Chennai prepares to welcome the Olive Ridleys

DE02-OLIVE_1823470fThe Hindu reports that volunteers are clearing city beaches of garbage from the recent floods in Chennai, ahead of the turtles’ nesting season.

Youssef Labidi, coordinator of ‘Turtle Talks’, one of the organisations involved in clean-up activities for over a month now, said they found over 6 tonnes of garbage during clean-ups at the seashore near Pattinambakkam and the Broken Bridge over the weekend.

The Student’s Sea Turtle Conservation Network (SSTCN), Chennai Trekking Club and many volunteers were also a part of the clean-up activity.

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