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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.

The Impact of the Indian Ocean Tsunami on Maldives

This chapter examines the impact of the December 26, 2004, Indian Ocean Tsunami on the political, social, and economic situation of Maldives and also looks at the recovery work that was done with the assistance of, and in collaboration with, international…

IUCN Maldives Marine Newsletter

IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges by supporting scientific research; managing field projects all over the world; and bringing gove…

Through bleaching and tsunami: Coral reef recovery in the Maldives

Coral reefs are degrading worldwide, but little information exists on their previous conditions for most regions of the world. Since 1989, we have been studying the Maldives, collecting data before, during and after the bleaching and mass mortality event …

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 …