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  • Almost every gravid female ridley lays her eggs on a single beach in Tamaulipas, Mexico, coming ashore in a unique mass-nesting event known as the arribada - the arrival.

    Signs of the Times 2010

  • Recently read a news articles about arribada turtles nesting at Gahirmatha Beach, Orissa.

    TATA Nano vs. The Turtles The Nag 2009

  • This is one of the few protected arribada beach for this species in all of Mexico and Central America.

    Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica 2008

  • Their splendid profusion echoes the wondrous swarms of migratory monarch butterflies that cover whole trees in the forests of Michoacán, Mexico; the olive ridley sea turtles who come ashore by the millions on one night each year to lay eggs on the shores of Orissa, India, in their annual arribada.

    Birdology Sy Montgomery 2010

  • This past season, however, the arribada did not happen at Gahirmatha.

    Archive 2009-01-01 WENDEE HOLTCAMP 2009

  • This past season, however, the arribada did not happen at Gahirmatha.

    Scientific American piece WENDEE HOLTCAMP 2009

  • Deepwater Horizon blowout, sees a spectacular phenomenon: the arribada - mass nesting

    Signs of the Times 2010

  • The inclusion of egg harvesting as part of the conservation program may make some conservationists uncomfortable, but it is a solution that meets the needs of this particular situation - an arribada, a remote village, a tradition of egg harvesting.

    RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds 2010

  • May, the biggest arribada in the 40-year history of the conservation program at Rancho Nuevo.

    Signs of the Times 2010

  • Every winter and spring, tens of thousands of endangered olive ridley sea turtles clamber onto the shores of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary, along India’s northeastern coast, to lay eggs in one of the world’s most spectacular phenomena—the arribada, or mass nesting, which occurs only in India, Costa Rica and Mexico.

    Archive 2009-01-01 WENDEE HOLTCAMP 2009


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  • Used to describe the mass nesting behaviour of Ridley sea turtles, which come ashore in their thousands to lay eggs.

    June 21, 2007