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Scientific Expedition 2017

During the 20th Scientific Cruise in Maldives (SCM) “Paolo Colantoni”, organized by the International School for Scientific Diving (ISSD) and Albatros Top Boat in the second year of collaboration with Save the Beach Maldives, from 7 – 14 May 2017, we visited 13 dive sites in total. The Velassaru caves, Bathalaa Maaga outer reef and inner […]

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Clean-up the World Campaign 2016

Go Lean, Clean and Green The event is a global event organized by Suzuki Corporation, from July to September, each year. The campaign has been running since 2010. Since then, this campaign was conducted in 20 countries at 31 locations. This is the second year of collaboration between Save the Beach Maldives and Maldives Transport […]

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Turtle Watch Trainers Training

A training of Trainers Workshop was conducted on the 21st of March 2016, in preparation for the Turquoise Expedition to the atolls of Maldives planned for this year and the following year. The training was conducted by the Marine Research Centre. Throughout the training, volunteer trainers learned how to identify various species of Turtles as […]

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Litter Audit Report 19 March 2016

A total of three sample sites was selected on the East beach as was the case in previous litter audits. This is the most commonly used beach by picnickers. One (Site 1) from near and containing bushes (Heylhifah), one (Site 2) from the main area under the trees where people choose to camp under the […]

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The Proposed Route for the Turquoise Expedition

The Turquoise Project

This year, Save The Beach Maldives, in collaboration with The University of Genoa and Albatros Top Boat, hopes to launch its most ambitious project to date. It is not only the first ever local expedition of this kind but is an extension of our on-going projects on a nationwide scale – the Turquoise Expedition: an […]

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Agreement Promoting Marine Research in Maldives signed with Albatros Top Boat and University of Genoa

We are thrilled to announce the signing of an agreement between Save the Beach Maldives and Albatros Top Boat, who have been actively engaged in research, teaching and training on the marine environment of Maldives for the past 19 years in association with University of Genoa in Italy. The agreement aims to promote educational and research […]

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1 Nation Coral Revival Outcomes

The event 1 Nation Coral Revival had over a 1500 visitors over the two days, over 200 people planting corals, 200 attempts at trying diving, more than 200 hundred try at water sports and 150 tries of guided snorkeling, 50 divers planting corals, between 50 – 100 people near main stage area at activity times, […]

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Reef Check Training of 27 & 28 Feb Complete

Save the Beach Maldives, in Association with local NGO Gemana and Villimale’ dive centre, Nine Star Diving, hosted a Reef Check training session this weekend. Starting from 9 am onwards on Friday 27 Feb 2015 the sessions included classroom and assessment time. On Saturday, the sessions focused on assessments and mock surveying. All participants passed with […]

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Reef Check Training 27 & 28 Feb 2015

There will be a Reef Check Training conducted by Gemana at Save the Beach Hut in Villimale’ on 27 & 28 February. This will be two full days of training which will cover theory class room sessions as well as practicals in the water. If you took part in the last session of training and […]

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Villimale’ North Reef Nursery Pictures

Pictures were taken on 27 & 30 January 2015. It has been two and a half months since the corals on the mesh bed have been transplanted in the Villimale’ nursery. And two months for the corals on rebar frame beds. It takes a lot of effort by volunteers to clean out the algae that compete for […]

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