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Turtle warriors embrace mission to save threatened species

Fishing communities in India’s eastern Odisha state are helping thousands of tiny olive ridley turtles fight off predators that make the marine reptile a threatened species.

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – December 05, 2014

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ZIMBABWE
President Mugabe’s Unwavering Grip on Power​
After expelling his deputy, the 90-year-old warned members of the ruling ZANU-PF party against attempts to overthrow him.

INDIA
Doctor Fired for Using Bicycle Pump in Mass Sterilizations
Odisha state has banned the procedures after it was revealed a bicycle pump was used to inflate women’s abdomens during surgery.

ITALY
Probe Unveils How Deep Mafia Hands are in Rome’s Pockets
Police are investigating current and former politicians for bribery, extortion and corruption.

ENVIRONMENT
Cruise Ships Dumped a Billion Gallons of Sewage in 2014
​The environmental group Friends of the Earth released a report that says 40% of cruise line operators use antiquated sewage treatment technology that contributes to harmful contamination of ocean waters. ​

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