Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation

Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation

We rescued several turtles this month, that had become entangled in drifting ‘ghost’ nets.
Visit our rehabilitation centres, where we attempt to repair damaged limbs and nurse the injured turtles back to good health. And watch our short video as we release ‘Mamun’ back into the ocean.

Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Updates

Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Updates

All our sea turtle news for August – we’ve been busy rescuing injured Olive Ridleys and releasing our hand reared Green Turtles.
Enjoy 2 great photo slideshows featuring our latest arrivals, and go behind the scenes at our Marine Discovery Centre on cleaning day …

Sea Turtle Conservation Programme

Sea Turtle Conservation Programme

We have news from our turtle ‘Head Start’ programme, and read about our expansion plans at Kuda Huraa.
We also say goodbye to Jesse, our latest Olive Ridley rescue turtle, pulled free from a drifting ‘ghost net’ and treated at our Landaa Giraavaru centre for a punctured carapace.

Maldivian Sea Turtle Conservation Programme

Maldivian Sea Turtle Conservation Programme

Read our latest updates including how a sunrise kayaking trip in our lagoon led to a surprise find and a lucky rescue.
We also have photos from our current construction project as we expand our turtle rescue and rehabilitation facilities here at Landaa.

Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation

Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation

Get up to date with our ‘head start’ turtles, as we consult with veterinary experts about a mystery contagious illness.
And hear Pete’s story – our latest turtle rescued from a ‘ghost net’, who became badly injured and needed plastering for a shattered carapace.

Kuda Huraa’s Turtle Conservation Projects

Kuda Huraa’s Turtle Conservation Projects

We successfully released 2 turtles back into the wild this month – see Casey and Jim as they start their new lives in the wild. Plus there’s news from our outreach project in Kendhoo, and visiting students learn about coral propagation techniques to help with making their very own coral frames.

A Busy October For Turtle Conservation At Kuda Huraa

A Busy October For Turtle Conservation At Kuda Huraa

Read all the latest news & updates from our turtle conservation projects – Nest Protection, ‘Head Start’ and Rescue (2 Olive Ridley patients). We have a ‘stowaway’ on our guest safari boat, plus we offer our expert turtle-rearing advice on a special trip to … a military training island !

Turtle Rehabilitation – Latest News & Updates

Turtle Rehabilitation – Latest News & Updates

August was another busy month for our turtle rescue teams, and our facilities are stretched to capacity.
We had the release of 2 rehabilitated turtles, as well as the rescue of 2 more patients found entangled in discarded fishing ‘ghost nets’.

Sea Turtle Conservation Programme at Kuda Huraa

Sea Turtle Conservation Programme at Kuda Huraa

Read the latest updates from our Marine Discovery Centre at Kuda Huraa.
This month we release one of our reared Green Turtles back into the ocean, and you can meet ‘Elsa’ – our latest rescued Olive Ridley turtle.