Documentary on Reefscapers wins International Award

Documentary on Reefscapers wins International Award

January 2012 – Local Maldivian film-maker Aminath Najeeb has won an international film award for her documentary entitled ‘No Coral, No Maldives’. The film, which was completed in 2011 in conjunction with local TV channel MNBC1, describes some of the environmental challenges that face the Maldives. See the complete short documentary film here.

New Marine Discovery Centre opens at Landaa Giraavaru

New Marine Discovery Centre opens at Landaa Giraavaru

April 2010 – Now open, the Marine Discovery Centre at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is an interactive research and education centre designed to teach guests and locals about the underwater world of the Maldives and the Resort’s efforts to conserve it.

Indian Ocean shark sanctuary in the Maldives

Indian Ocean shark sanctuary in the Maldives

2 March 2010 – In a move lauded by the Pew Environment Group the Maldives today declared its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), 90,000 square kilometers of the Indian Ocean, as a shark sanctuary free from all shark fishing and also banned all imports and exports of shark fins.