A special rescue mission at Landaa Giraavaru: the freeing of a turtle that was entangled in a discarded fishing net, allowing it to swim away without any further treatment. Watch our exciting slideshow of the rescue.
Eduardo was found during a Dolphin Cruise on 15 January 2013, badly entangled in a net – read about his rescue, and news of the latest turtle releases.
During the early hours of January 4, we received notification of a surprise visitor to the Blu Beach area … a large turtle!
Catch up with our latest turtle rehabilitation patients at the Landaa Giraavaru marine discovery centre. We say goodbye to an old friend, and we welcome our largest rescue turtle to date.
Catch up with all the latest turtle updates from our 2 Marine Discovery Centres, as we welcome some new visitors and bid farewell to old friends.
There are also details from our satellite tracking programs – you won’t believe just how far our newly released turtles have travelled !
Our 1000th coral frame was successfully transplanted in December – a great achievement! This frame was placed in the Green Lagoon and was transplanted as part of our ‘Build A Reef’ programme, with help from a number of guests, all excited to be a part of this important milestone.
Way back in December 2012, our team of Marine Savers biologists welcomed a very unusual guest … a false killer whale! This 300kg/3m gentle giant was was found stranded in the lagoon at Landaa Giraavaru, in a weakened state and unable to swim properly. Read about the rescue attempt and enjoy some exciting photos.
The latest turtle to be brought into our rehabilitation centre was rescued by islanders from our neighbouring island of Kihaadhoo.