Outrigger Maldives coral regeneration

Coral regeneration initiative underway at Outrigger Resort in Maldives

Guests at the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort recently joined the Best Dives Konotta marine biologist and staff to relaunch a coral regeneration project. According to the resort, the previous initiative launched in December 2015 was doing well until the El Nino effect in April raised water temperatures and negatively impacted new growth. On 19 August, […]

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 NiƱo conditions that are currently arising, and the subsequent coral bleaching phenomenon that is being observed throughout the Maldives.