Date: 2018-03-24 17:24:33
In 2015, Afroz Shah and his team started this drive to clean the Versova beach in Mumbai and his efforts has got magnificent results now. While cleaning up the Versova Beach, his team came across Olive Ridley Turtles hatchings on the sand. Afroz Shah was also present when this drive was taking place and when he saw this amazing view of these small Ridley Turtles, He shared the news with his tweet:
Week 127 .— Afroz Shah (@AfrozShah1) March 22, 2018
Fantastic news for Mumbai .
We got back Olive Ridley Sea Turtle after 20 years. Historic moment
Nested and Hatched at our beach. We facilitate their journey to ocean.
Constant cleaning helps marine species.
Marine conservation centre needed at @versovabeach pic.twitter.com/j79xCKamNh
And he immediately took help from the forest department so that the turtles should walk back to the sea without any harm.
The Olive Ridley Turtle Is Also Known As The Pacific Ridley Turtle. They Are The Smallest And The Most Abundant Sea Turtles Found In The World. They Are Found In Warm And Tropical Waters, Mainly In Pacific And Indian Oceans. They Can Also Be Found In Warm Waters Of Atlantic Ocean.
Bravo! Return of Olive Ridley turtles to Versova beach is most resounding endorsement of the efforts of @AfrozShah1 & #Swachhagrahis of Mumbai. Heartening to see citizens joining our efforts to turn @SwachhBharatGov into a Jan Andolan. They are real icons of Swachh Bharat. pic.twitter.com/qa2CHee9Cy— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) March 23, 2018
This is an excellent example of how true dedication can bring out beautiful results. Congratulation to @AfrozShah1 and volunteers who made this possible. I am sure it would be nice to watch. I will surely visit the beach in my next trip to Mumbai.https://t.co/wF8yvpZeU0— Rajiv Kumar 🇮🇳 (@RajivKumar1) March 23, 2018
Great work guys .. thank u so much for this— Rhicherich 🇮🇳 (@RhicheRich) March 23, 2018
What an amazing validation of beach cleaning efforts! @AfrozShah1— Gargi Rawat (@GargiRawat) March 23, 2018
Olive Ridley Turtles come to Mumbai's Versova Beach, 2 years after the beach cleaning effort began https://t.co/QMWJ3Fmzrn via @mumbaimirror
Finally, feeling elated to see people awareness towards animals. Kudos to everyone!!
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