Since he was a boy, Soumyaranjan Biswal has kept a night vigil at the beach near his coastal Indian village where tens of thousands of tiny olive ridley turtles gather to lay their eggs.
Hundreds of people gathered at a beach in Thailand on Wednesday to release 1,066 turtles into the sea as part of celebrations to mark the birthday of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn this week.
Hundreds of students and fishermen were working on Friday to clean up an oil spill on India's southern coast that campaigners say threatens the turtles that nest there every year.
Angry villagers blocked a group of women activists from entering the inner sanctum of a temple in western India Saturday, despite a court order mandating Hindu women's right to worship.
Some $380bn earmarked for spending world-wide on oil and gas projects up to 2020 has been shelved due to a lack of confidence by investors caused by the low oil and gas prices.
Following the conclusion of the second category of horse jumping races, part of HH The Emir Show Jumping Championship Sword.