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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.

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…

Estimating Current and Future Groundwater Resources of the Maldives

The water resources of the atolls of the Republic of Maldives are under continual threat from climatic and anthropogenic stresses, including land surface pollution, increasing population, drought, and sea-level rise (SLR). These threats are particularly a…

The conservation status of migratory sharks

The review analyses the migratory and threatened status of the 1,093 species of chondrichthyan fishes (about 60 families of sharks, skates and chimaeras) included in the IUCN Red List online database in June 2012. Seventeen per cent of all species are ass…