Environmental education is an important part of our community awareness program, and being able to reach out to the younger generation here in the Maldives is a great way to inform them about the fragile environment that we live in.
UPDATE – the school visits proved to be a great success.
Eduardo was found during a Dolphin Cruise on 15 January 2013, badly entangled in a net – read about his rescue, and news of the latest turtle releases.
Catch up with all the latest turtle updates from our 2 Marine Discovery Centres, as we welcome some new visitors and bid farewell to old friends.
There are also details from our satellite tracking programs – you won’t believe just how far our newly released turtles have travelled !
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.
November saw the release of the first 14 turtles from Kuda Huraa’s rearing program, including 4 with satellite tags.
Enjoy the photos and our short video of this unique event.
Get up to date with the latest stories from our turtle conservation teams – there’s good news about Julie our rescued hawksbill turtle, and an unusual birthday party celebration !
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.
From June to October, the Four Seasons Resorts Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru and Kuda Huraa offer you the exciting opportunity to snorkel with gentle giants that include dolphins, manta rays and whale sharks.
Catch up with our turtle rehabilitation news from January & April 2012, by watching these videos featuring Clover, Joker and Weera.
January 2012 – The multimedia production company BasementVision are shortly to commence filming at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa.
“Rainforests of the Ocean” is a documentary film, which celebrates the conservation efforts of a nation under attack from the world. These low laying islands are bearing the brunt of the rising sea levels we all hear about, but what is happening to the humans that call this place home?
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 …
Here we bring you some of the latest Tweets and Facebook posts from Four Seasons Resorts Maldives. You don’t need to be a user of social media to get up to date – see all the very latest news right here !