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Exploitation of reef resources: the Maldivian experience

Maldives is an archipelago of coral islands in the Indian Ocean (Fig. 1). Out of the country’s total area of about 90,000 sq. km, only about 300 sq. km is dry land. This land area represents more than 1000 small island which are naturally grouped in…

Country Analysis Paper : Maldives

A waste management system is efficient when it accurately correlated to population density, industrial and commercial activities with the respect to geospatial characteristics. The environment is being placed under pressure from a growing population, chan…

New perspectives for the future of the Maldives

Novel prospects for the Maldives do not include a condemnation to future flooding. The people of the Maldives have, in the past, survived a higher sea level of about 50–60 cm. The present trend lack signs of a sea level rise. On the contrary, there is f…