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Literature

This online library includes all available publications related to the Maldives marine environment. You can search and download (when possible) publications based on topic, location, year of publication, journal, type of publication and more. We will be updating the publication database constantly, adding new literature when it becomes available. If you would like to submit publications to the Maldives Conservation Portal, please contact us.

Widespread occurrence of coral diseases in the central Maldives

Coral diseases are one of the most important causes of coral reef decline worldwide. Although they are well investigated in some areas of the Caribbean and the Great Barrier Reef, they have been poorly studied in the Indian Ocean, and particularly in the …

Marine Turtles of the Red Sea

Marine turtles are long-lived reptiles that appeared on Earth in the late Triassic. There are seven extant species worldwide, five of which can be found in the Red Sea: the green turtle, the hawksbill turtle, the loggerhead turtle, the olive ridley turtle…

Statement of the Northern Indian Ocean Marine Turtle Meeting

We, delegates from Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and representatives of nongovernmental and scientific organisations met from 11-12 October 2015 in Malé to discuss measures for the comprehensive protection, conservation, repleni…

Local planning and Climate Change

Being a low-lying, small islands state, the Maldives is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, sea level rise, changes in temperature and rainfall patterns. Climate change can have a catastrophic impact on the islands resulting in erosion…