World Turtle Day 2016

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Last updated: April 24th, 2019

World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day

Sand turtle

Sand turtle

On the occasion of World Turtle Day 2016,

Action for Protection of Wild Animals (APOWA) organised programmes in different places of Odisha State, India, on the 23rd of May. Aiming to spread the awareness on protection of turtles on this awesome day, APOWA worked with a range of institutions including community members, school students, teachers, community based organisations, forest and wildlife department, along the Odisha coast. For more information and some great pictures, see their short report here (5Mb).