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Saphire’s Special Safari

Saphire’s Special Safari

Saphire’s incredible experiences continue this month, with something really special on safari …
Whilst night-snorkelling, there’s parrot fish, lobster and Hawksbills out on the reef, and back on dry land we have another turtle nest discovered on the beach.
Finally whilst out on safari, there’s not only a pod of Pilot Whales but also a very rare sighting of Sperm whales!

Saphire’s Second Safari

Saphire’s Second Safari

Saphire has settled in to her new life as a marine biologist, and in month 2 she’s been busy leading our guest excursions and snorkel safaris.
It’s a busy time in our turtle rescue centre, with some happy and some sad news this month.
And Saphire shares some once-in-a-lifetime photos of her incredible time on the Manta Trust research boat …

Léa’s Marine Life Lessons

Léa’s Marine Life Lessons

Meet Léa, who joined us from France for her marine biology internship.
She was soon helping to care for our turtle rescue patients, and learning about the Clownfish breeding programme.
Léa then took a closer look at our Reefscapers project, to study coral fragments down the microscope.

Saphire on Safari

Saphire on Safari

Hello! My name is Saphire and I’m interning at the Marine Discovery Centre in Landaa Giraavaru. I’m 25 years old and recently graduated from my Master’s degree in Marine Environmental Management from the University of York (UK).
I’ve been in the Maldives for 1 month now, and I’m having a fantastic time learning about turtle care, the Fish Lab and the Reefscapers coral frames.

Tori’s Travels #Five

Tori’s Travels #Five

Hello again! I have many exciting stories to share from this last month in the Maldives.
Waving a happy “goodbye” to some of my rescue turtle friends, and diving with mantas for the very first time … my final weeks at Kuda Huraa have been nothing short of incredible! 🙂

Tori’s Travels #Four

Tori’s Travels #Four

This month, Tori welcomes injured rescue turtles to our Rehabilitation Centre, and learns some new coral propagation techniques for our Reefscapers frames.
Next, there’s an exciting trip to Baa Atoll in search of mantas, and we discover some of Aku’s clownfish secrets down in Landaa’s Fish Lab …

Tori’s Travels #Three

Tori’s Travels #Three

Another month has flown by at Kuda Huraa, and it’s been one of new experiences and wonderful surprises for Tori.
We’ve been busily treating the turtle patients at our rehabilitation centre, there are some thrilling marine encounters with pilot whales and eagle rays, and the month ends with an exciting opportunity …

Tori’s Travels #Two

Tori’s Travels #Two

Spend more time with our intern Tori, as she ventures out on Dolphin Safari to see the Spinners in action.
She’s also been welcoming some tiny turtle hatchlings to our care & rehabilitation programme, before waving a «Bon Voyage» to Stevie, our 25kg rescue Olive Ridley, equipped with her very own satellite tag!

Tiana’s Tales

Tiana’s Tales

Meet Tiana, our latest marine biology intern at Landaa Giraavaru who joins us from Hong Kong.
It’s not long before she’s leading our Turtle Safari snorkel trips, and helping Monty with Reefscapers coral propagation and monitoring our frames out in the lagoon.

Tori’s Travels

Tori’s Travels

Meet Tori, who’s come all the way from Down Under to start her internship with us here at Marine Savers.
It doesn’t take long before she’s helping out with our rescue turtle patients, and seeing first-hand the damage that drifting ghost fishing nets can cause.

Thije’s Third Time

Thije’s Third Time

For his final month of internship, Thije continues to help with the care and rehabilitation of our rescue turtles, with some good and some bad news …
There is also time for a magical encounter with blacktip reef sharks, before starting work on constructing a unique (and enormous!) turtle … out of coral frames! 💚

Thije’s Turtle Time

Thije’s Turtle Time

Thije is back with more great photos and stories from his busy life as a marine biology intern.
This month, he gets to understand the real personalities of our rescue turtles, and then there’s a first look at his Reefscapers coral propagation project.

Time With Thije

Time With Thije

Thije joins us from The Netherlands as our latest intern here at the Marine Discovery Centre.
Read about his first few action-packed weeks at Landaa Giraavaru, and enjoy his excellent photo album of marine life viewed from both above and below the waves.

Dayna’s Days as an Intern

Dayna’s Days as an Intern

Join Dayna, our marine biology intern here at Kuda Huraa.
See how she uses her veterinarian skills and training to help save the lives of our sea turtles, injured from entanglement in drifting ghost fishing nets.
Learn about her research project with our turtle hatchlings, and go diving as Dayna explores the rich underwater marine life.

Marine Biology Internship

Marine Biology Internship

Say hello to Mailis, our new intern at Landaa Giraavaru.
She is studying turtle conservation in the Maldives, so our rehabilitation centre provides the perfect educational home for a few months, caring for our rescue patients.

Working as an Intern at Marine Savers

Working as an Intern at Marine Savers

Read a special report from our intern Adrelia, who worked with us at the end of the year.
Take a look behind-the-scenes at Marine Savers through a fresh pair of eyes, as Adrelia gets to grips with the day-to-day tasks of a marine biologist, and learns more about our long term conservation projects here in the Maldives.

Coastal Populations of the Blacktip Reef Shark

Coastal Populations of the Blacktip Reef Shark

Meet Glen, our new research intern based at our Marine Discovery Centre here at Kuda Huraa, and learn more about his shark identification project. Using baited camera traps, Glen hopes to uniquely identify the local Blacktip sharks to quantify the population.