Sea Turtle Updates, Landaa Giraavaru

Sea Turtle Updates, Landaa Giraavaru

Read all the latest updates from our rescued turtle patients, direct from our rehabilitation centre.
You can watch our photo gallery as we rescue stranded turtle ‘Luo Ma’ from a nearby sandbank, and also see an enormous drifting ghost fishing net we recovered from the reef.

We Transplant our 1000th Coral Frame at KH !

We Transplant our 1000th Coral Frame at KH !

Our 1000th coral frame was successfully transplanted in December – a great achievement! This frame was placed in the Green Lagoon and was transplanted as part of our ‘Build A Reef’ programme, with help from a number of guests, all excited to be a part of this important milestone.

Read About Our False Killer Whale Rehabilitation

Read About Our False Killer Whale Rehabilitation

Landaa Giraavaru’s Turtle Rehabilitation Centre is currently dealing with a very unusual guest: a false killer whale. Read about the exciting rescue and enjoy the photo slideshow.
Update: A sad end to our story.
Update: We will be presenting our scientific findings at an international conference in Singapore in February.

Au Revoir, Oliver !

Au Revoir, Oliver !

We’re delighted to announce Oliver’s safe return to the ocean following a two-month stay in Landaa Giraavaru’s Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.
Check out the latest photos and watch our new video of his release !

Photostory : Saifa’s release

Photostory : Saifa’s release

January 2012 – Saifa, the young female Olive Ridley turtle, was found entangled in a fishing net suffering from minor lacerations and buoyancy problems due to stress.