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    Local NGO spreads awareness on urban wildlife conservation

    For 17 years, this Chennai fisherman has rescued hundreds of turtles from trawlers

    Pugalarasan works with a not-for-profit called Tree Foundation India (TFI) which works towards sea turtle conservation, human rehabilitation, community development and environmental education among the masses.

    • Turtles getting trawled and caught in fishing nets is a big problem according to Pugalarasan.
    • Pugalarasan started rescuing turtles at the age of 20  with Tree Foundation of India (TFI) and decided to go to villages to spread awareness about wildlife conservation.


    • Individual is from: Neelankarai

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