Sea Turtle Conservation Programme at Landaa Giraavaru

Sea Turtle Conservation Programme at Landaa Giraavaru

Catch up with this month’s turtle rescue updates direct from Landaa Giraavaru MDC.
Say hello to Naushad – our largest ever Olive Ridley turtle – and wave goodbye to Andy, who recovered well after his flipper amputation and is released back into the ocean.

Turtle Conservation – Latest News & Photos

Turtle Conservation – Latest News & Photos

Get up-to-date with all our latest marine turtle conservation news and updates from June.
Read about our current residents & their latest rehabilitation treatments, and watch the slideshow from our latest turtle releases.

Turtle Conservation at Kuda Huraa

Turtle Conservation at Kuda Huraa

Rehabilitation updates for Olive Ridley rescue turtles ‘Jessica’ and ‘Slicer’, and we satellite-tag another reared Green Turtle as part of our Head Start release project.

Turtle Rehabilitation Roundup

Turtle Rehabilitation Roundup

All the latest updates from our centre at Landaa Giraavaru, including recent turtle rescue photos and an exclusive look into our expansion plans.

Turtle Rescues – Latest Updates for May

Turtle Rescues – Latest Updates for May

May 2013 is already shaping up to be another record-breaking month at Landaa with three turtle rescues in the first 10 days! Say hello to our latest residents – ‘Olga’ and ‘Milano’.
UPDATE (19 May) : Photos of Milano’s beach release back into the ocean.

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.