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.
Landaa Giraavaru’s Turtle Rehabilitation Centre is currently dealing with a very unusual guest: a false killer whale. Read about the exciting rescue and enjoy the photo slideshow.
Update: A sad end to our story.
Update: We will be presenting our scientific findings at an international conference in Singapore in February.
The latest turtle to be brought into our rehabilitation centre was rescued by islanders from our neighbouring island of Kihaadhoo.