Coco Bodu Hithi Travelife Gold

Coco Bodu Hithi Maldives earns Travelife Gold certification

Coco Bodu Hithi resort has earned the prestigious Travelife Gold certification for its sustainability efforts. Travelife is an international certification system that promotes sustainability within the tourism industry by monitoring social and environmental impacts. “This achievement is celebrated by each and every associate on our team! Coco Bodu Hithi is the ideal retreat for the […]

Environment: A Plague of Starfish

In mid-2015, a plague of coral-devouring starfish known as crown-of-thorns posed an existential threat to coral reefs, the bedrock of the Maldives’ thousand isles.

Green Globe launches new online certification system and solution centre

Green Globe has launched a new online solution centre to facilitate certification and better management of environmental indicators, known as Green Globe Solutions (GGS).

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UN declares 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

A day in the life of Chiara Mascetti, Marine Biologist at LUX* Maldives

For this edition of A Day in the Life Of, Chiara Mascetti shares what a typical day looks like as a marine biologist at LUX* Maldives.

IUCN and MRC call for industry stakeholders to commence coral bleaching monitoring

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Maldives and the Maldives Marine Research Centre (MRC) are jointly calling for environment stakeholders in the country to contribute data towards a nationwide attempt to monitor the El Niño conditions that are currently arising, and the subsequent coral bleaching phenomenon that is being observed throughout the Maldives.