Little and Large: Surveying and Safeguarding Coral Reefs & Whale Sharks of the Maldives Archipelago


The Maldives Marine Research Centre (MRC) of the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture identified a need for further research and monitoring work as far back as 1997. Biosphere Expeditions is addressing this need and is also working with Reef Check (RC) and the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) in order to provide vital data on reef health. Data from the coral reef surveys will be used at international, regional and national levels to provide a ‘status report’ on the health of Maldivian … [Read more...]

Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme

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Take part in a life-changing experience by volunteering with MWSRP. Volunteers are a crucial part of our research who aid in collecting baseline data on whale sharks and the marine environment, as a volunteer you vital for the success 0f the research and the organisation. Our programme offers you the opportunity to gets hands-on with the research and data collection, increase your knowledge on marine conservation, learn about local Maldivian culture, and have a great time doing it. Based on the … [Read more...]