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Thanks a Ton, SSTCN

Thanks a Ton, SSTCN

By | July 22, 2021 | Uncategorized

SSTCN played a major role in helping me understand the environment and to observe and appreciate nature as a whole. It also helped me think in a different way regarding life. It all started back in January of 2007, when my cousin, Arvind, from KFI introduced me to the...
A Different Group of Turtlers

A Different Group of Turtlers

By | June 25, 2021 | Andrea D. Phillott

A Different Group of Turtlers ‘Turtlers’ (sea turtle researchers, conservationists and enthusiasts) are a fairly cohesive group, bound by our dedication to these charismatic animals. In the last few years, turtlers have gathered en masse at the International Sea...
Down Memory Beach

Down Memory Beach

By V Arun | April 15, 2021 | Chennai

Entering the Turtle World I first learnt of the turtle walks conducted by the Students Sea Turtle Conservation Network (SSTCN) during the first year of its establishment. I had gone with a cousin to his friend’s house and there was Smitha leaving for a turtle walk at...
Around the Rushikulya Rookery in 24 hours!

Around the Rushikulya Rookery in 24 hours!

By Sanjay Mitra | May 19, 2017 | Odisha

Having travelled over the course of three days by train from Pondicherry to Puri, and thereon to Ganjam, I was a little worn out when I stepped off the train station. I walked out of the station hoping that my texts had got through to Hari with the details of the...
Namaskaram says the Mirigam*

Namaskaram says the Mirigam*

By Meenakshi Poti | May 23, 2016 | Lakshadweep

It was a sweltering Sunday morning on the islands when I decided to walk the entire beach stretch of Agatti , Lakshadweep. On these walks, I always kept an eye out for turtle tracks, poop or anything remotely turtle like. It had been two weeks since I had arrived on...