National University hosts seminar on resilience of coral reefs

A visiting professor of coral reef ecology from the University of Queensland in Australia gave a seminar titled ‘Managing the Resilience of Coral Reefs for Human Goods and Services’ at the Maldives National University on Tuesday evening.

Third annual Whale Shark Festival to promote conservation and creativity

Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme is collaborating with Maldivian artists to celebrate the beautiful whale shark species during their upcoming Whale Shark Festival.

LUX* Maldives implements new coral reef monitoring project

LUX* Maldives has announced their plans to start implementing a coral reef monitoring project. This announcement falls in line with their continuous efforts to safeguard the biodiversity and resilience of corals throughout South Ari Atoll.

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.