Morjim is a Census Town in Pernem, Goa, India; it is situated on the northern bank of the Chapora River estuary. It is home to an assortment of feathered creatures and is a settling site for Olive ridley ocean turtles. The town has turned out to be known as "Little Russia" as a result of the convergence of Russian migrants living there. Morjim Beach is a settling and bring forth territory of the Olive ridley ocean turtle, a jeopardized species. They are managed the most astounding level of security under Indian law through their incorporation in Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.
Egg-poaching or in any way exasperating the turtles or their natural surroundings is an offense culpable under Indian law. Insurance of marine turtles and their living space has been grasped by the neighborhood network through network based protection endeavors. These endeavors were started somewhere in the range of 1995 and 1996 by ious neighborhood villagers after exchanges with Goa-based ecological security gatherings. Prior to this time, the eggs were poached by anglers, however later the anglers turned out to be wildly defensive of marine turtles.
The Goa Forest Department bolsters the turtle preservation endeavors and has set up a Turtle Conservation Interpretation Center at the Forest Office in Pernem utilizing reserves dispensed by the Central Government of India. The Forest Department pays a month to month stipend to youthful, neighborhood volunteers engaged with marine turtle preservation endeavors in Morjim. A couple of these volunteers have discovered employments with the Forest Department in acknowledgment of their endeavors. Some young of Morjim have crusaded universally on the Greenpeace send Rainbow Warrior.