April is a Record Month for our Turtle Rescue Team

April is a Record Month for our Turtle Rescue Team

April saw a record total of six turtle rescues at Landaa Giraavaru! All of the animals were found entangled in ghost nets, but fortunately four of them were healthy enough to be returned immediately back into the ocean.
LATEST: Now updated with photos of Igor’s release on 10 May.

Turtle Rehabilitation and Buoyancy Problems

Turtle Rehabilitation and Buoyancy Problems

Catch up with our March updates from the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.
We have Hawksbill hatchlings from Kihaadhoo, and we try a new technique to help with buoyancy issues seen in our patients.

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.