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.

False Killer Whale – Rescue & Attempted Rehabilitation (December 2012)

False Killer Whale – Rescue & Attempted Rehabilitation (December 2012)

Way back in December 2012, our team of Marine Savers biologists welcomed a very unusual guest … a false killer whale! This 300kg/3m gentle giant was was found stranded in the lagoon at Landaa Giraavaru, in a weakened state and unable to swim properly. Read about the rescue attempt and enjoy some exciting photos.

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.