Help our apprentices, as they get hands-on with our marine ‘touch pool’, before joining our Junior Marine Savers on snorkel safari to learn about sea anemones.
And then venture beyond the reef as we release hundreds of turtle hatchlings safely into the ocean.
We have a very interesting field report his month, as we release hundreds of baby turtles back into the ocean.
Read our ‘Head Start’ updates, and learn why protecting turtle nests in Maldives can play an important part in conservation.
Our turtle conservation teams have had a busy start to the year. We’ve been looking for new turtle nests on a remote beach, and have welcomed 12 new hatchlings into our Head Start Programme.
The health of our rescued residents also continues to improve, as we refine our medical care techniques.
On 25 September we said a “Bon Voyage” to Maluo, Alfred and Bailey – Kuda Huraa’s first island-born hatchlings in 15 years. Catch up with their story here, and see the fun photo slideshows of their release day.
On September 21, 103 green turtle hatchlings emerged from the sand on Kuda Huraa’s Sunrise Beach – the first wild turtles to be born on the island in 15 years.
November 2011 – Dwindling sea turtle populations across Maldivian waters have prompted Four Seasons Resorts Maldives to take action to help safeguard the world’s oldest existing reptiles. This government-endorsed initiative works to increase awareness of turtle conservation, safeguard nests and rear turtle hatchlings until they are big and strong enough to protect themselves in the wild.
September 2011 – 127 Green Turtle hatchlings emerged from the sand of Landaa Giraavaru island. Watch this video to see what happened next …