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We all know that coral bleaching causes reefs to turn white. But what makes this happen and what does it mean?

Common Plants of Maldives

Over the past century, island biodiversity across the globe has been subjected to extreme pressure due to habitat change, over-exploitation, invasion by alien species and more importantly climate change and pollution. It is common knowledge that small isl…

Muraka Meehun

05/08/2016, 16:00
  Muraka Meehun ( An Environmental Awareness Campaign Launch) Bands: the Kabans, Qube, Zalyf, Bathool Date : 5th August 2016  (Friday) Time: 16:00 – 22:00 hrs Venue : Hulhumale’ Central Park, (Hulhumalé, Maldives) #music #stalls # gam…

IUCN Public Seminar Series 2016

14/07/2016, 17:00
Maldives Malé
Speakers:  Mr. Martin Stelfox Topic : Megafauna and Ghost Gear: A Closer Look Date : 14th July 2016  (Thursday) Time: 17:00  hrs Venue : MNU auditorium (Male’,Maldives)

Feasibility Study: Small Scale Waste to Energy Inceneration

The Republic of Maldives, as a part of its efforts to put in place a comprehensive waste management process to deal with the increasing waste levels linked to its rapid economic growth, has appointed IT Power India (ITPI) to evaluate the technical feasibi…

Waste Incineration Guideline

This guideline prepared by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Maldives is intended to facilitate the construction and operation of waste incinerators safely and to mitigate the adverse environmental and health impacts that may arise.  This guid…

Resort Waste Survey at Ari Atoll

Improvement in waste management from tourist islands is a priority for the Maldives. Several stakeholders have previously stated that they suspect that waste generated from tourist resorts is illegally dumped into the sea, which is likely to be causing si…

Management Plan for Hanifaru Marine Protected Area

In the Maldives, social and economic change is altering consumptive behaviour and livelihood strategies, outpacing institutional capacity and sectoral programs to adequately manage it. The natural endowment that is essential to maintaining the structure a…