Maldivian Sea Turtle Updates

Maldivian Sea Turtle Updates

Meet the latest graduates from our turtle ‘Head Start’ Programme, as they are released back into the ocean.
Read about our latest rehabilitation efforts as we rescue Olive Ridley turtles from entrapment in drifting ‘ghost’ fishing nets.
And then learn how you can help with the Maldivian Sea Turtle ID Project, by sending us your photos of wild turtles on the reef.

Turtle Conservation Roundup

Turtle Conservation Roundup

Catch up with some recent turtle news from our marine discovery centres.
We admit some new Head Start hatchlings and visit an uninhabited island as part of our Nest Protection programme.
You can read about our work on the Maldivian Turtle ID project, and then visit our rehabilitation pool out in the lagoon.

Maldives National Sea Turtle Identification Programme – 2015

Maldives National Sea Turtle Identification Programme – 2015

Read all the latest updates from our country-wide programme, and learn how you can help. If you spot a turtle out on the reef, take a photo and send it to us. We will take a close look at the facial scales, and add your photo to the database.
Help us create a unique catalogue of all the turtles in the Maldives !