Maldivian Sea Turtle Conservation Programme – December Roundup

Maldivian Sea Turtle Conservation Programme – December Roundup

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 !

We Transplant our 1000th Coral Frame at KH !

We Transplant our 1000th Coral Frame at KH !

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.

Read About Our False Killer Whale Rehabilitation

Read About Our False Killer Whale Rehabilitation

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.

Kihaadhoo Turtle Rescue

Kihaadhoo Turtle Rescue

The latest turtle to be brought into our rehabilitation centre was rescued by islanders from our neighbouring island of Kihaadhoo.