Annual Coral Spawning

Annual Coral Spawning

We’re approaching that time of year again here in the Maldives for the annual coral mass spawning event – an incredible natural phenomena that will see millions of corals simultaneously release their sperm and eggs into the water.
UPDATES for April – the spawning event proved to be somewhat different to last year.

Marine Mammal Stranding Symposium (Philippines)

Marine Mammal Stranding Symposium (Philippines)

We are very pleased that Dylan Lau – our intern here at Landaa’s Marine Discovery Centre and a student at Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore – was able to attend the symposium, and present our work and findings to fellow marine biologists.

Bodu Huraa School Visit to Kuda Huraa’s Marine Discovery Centre

Bodu Huraa School Visit to Kuda Huraa’s Marine Discovery Centre

Environmental education is an important part of our community awareness program, and being able to reach out to the younger generation here in the Maldives is a great way to inform them about the fragile environment that we live in.
UPDATE – the school visits proved to be a great success.

Coral & Barnacle Experiments at Kuda Huraa

Coral & Barnacle Experiments at Kuda Huraa

In 2013 we started an interesting experiment to study the barnacles that we find living on the coral.
UPDATED regularly with all the latest progress on our barnacle experiments.