Island Diary

Island Diary

What’s been happening these past few weeks at our Marine Discovery Centres ? Find out here !
Read the latest news direct from our marine biologists on Kuda Huraa & Landaa Giraavaru, and see photographs & video from our events and excursions.

Turtle ‘Head Start’ and Turtle Nest Protection

We have a very interesting field report his month, as we release hundreds of baby turtles back into the ocean.
Read our ‘Head Start’ updates, and learn why protecting turtle nests in Maldives can play an important part in conservation.

February Roundup from our Marine Discovery Centres

February Roundup from our Marine Discovery Centres

A quick summary from our Fish Lab, accompanied by some great sea life photos.
Plus we have a short HD video clip of our coral frames, and the Reefscapers team go into battle against an invasive army of … marine algae !

Olive Ridley Sea Turtles – Rescue & Rehabilitation

Olive Ridley Sea Turtles – Rescue & Rehabilitation

Meet our new rescued turtle patients, and catch up with the latest on our longer term residents.
Plus you can learn what causes “buoyancy syndrome” – why it affects many of our rescued turtles, and the steps we are taking to try and cure it.

Join our Marine Biologist aboard the Four Seasons Explorer

Join our Marine Biologist aboard the Four Seasons Explorer

We have some superb underwater photographs to share with you this month, as our marine biologist Hannah joined the luxury liveaboard on a cruise around the atolls.
There was also the exciting sighting of a Leatherback Turtle – very rare to spot and photograph in Maldivian waters !