We’re starting our Reef Rehabilitation and Research Programme in Villimale’ this August assisted by UNDP Global Environment Facility fund. If you would like to be part of this research program or would like to assist in anyway, please contact our hotline for more information or to sign up.
The Maldives may have over a 1100 islands, and we might think – oh we have so many islands that we can keep giving it away. There are plans for more than 10 islands a year for resorts to be build on to be given away. We keep reclaiming islands to suit our needs and […]
Aa. Ukulhas is one of the very few islands in Maldives that has a proper waste management system. All recyclable materials there get sent aboard for recycling, while biodegradable waste gets turned into compost, for which there is now demand. And the houses sort their waste, assisting the cycle of reuse, reduce, recycle & compost. However, […]
World Environment Day (WED) was celebrated in Vilimale’ by Save the Beach in association and with thanks to Sea Explorers for the opening of the Look & Learn Centre on the East Beach and with the Scouts Association of Maldives for the shoreline vegetation replantation. The planting of shoreline vegetation on the South West is […]
The clean-up event was a huge success with almost a 1000 people attending to clean early in the morning at 9.30. It didn’t take long to clean all around the island, in fact in less than 2 hours everyone was done cleaning and had moved onto fun activities. Through the Reef Clean-up though, we had […]
The east beach of Villingili is the most popular beach used by many Villingili residents and picnickers from Male’. There are regulations that prohibit waste water pipes from being placed so close to the beach and the island. You can see from the pictures how discoloured and dirty the water around this area look. These pictures have […]