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On December 15, 2015 By Maeed M Zahir
On 14th December 2015, a team from ECOCARE Maldives met with Ibrahim Naeem, Director General at the Ministry of Environment and Energy, who heads the management of Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Following is a summary of the meeting.
ECOCARE highlighted that oil exploration remains a key campaign pledge and […]Continue Reading →
On the occasion of the International Noise Awareness Day on April 29th, OceanCare hands over more than 10,000 signatures to representatives of the Maldivian government in protest against their offshore oil exploration plans.
Mandated by the government, the Maldives National Oil Company (MNOC) intends to step up the search for oil around the […]Continue Reading →
On February 1, 2015 By Maeed M Zahir
President Yameen pledges to find oil in the Maldives! Current government initiated a venture to explore oil in the Maldives. Maldives National Oil Company (MNOC) has been established with a primary function to take direct responsibility for development of oil and gas industry processes in Maldives and overseas. The government is […]Continue Reading →
The Soneva-Ecocare Nature trip program has today become a trade mark of environmental awareness and advocacy practiced at it’s best by Ecocare in the Maldives. Our team at Ecocare are proud not because this successful program has achieved local and international recognition and awards, but for the fact that we have been able to touch […]Continue Reading →
On March 18th 2012, Cabinet Secretary Mr. Abdullah Nazeer responded to the letter sent to the President’s office by Ecocare Maldives Chairperson Mr. Mohamed Zahir (Meem Zaviyani) regarding the 14th October 2011 cabinet decision to approve the lease of a lagoon for the for the development of a Dolphin lagoon in Maldives. Ecocare Maldives […]Continue Reading →
ECOCARE Maldives condemns the Cabinets approval to lease lagoon for the development of a Dolphin Park in the Maldives. Dolphins in the Maldives is a Protect Marine species since 15 May 1993. Whether the dolphins in question are imported in […]Continue Reading →
Biodiversity is the variation of life forms within a given ecosystem, biome, or for the entire Earth. Biodiversity is often used as a measure of the health of biological systems. The biodiversity found on Earth today consists of many millions of distinct biological species, which is the product of nearly 3.5 billion years of evolution.
Biologists most often define “biological diversity” […]Continue Reading →
On April 21, 2011 By Maeed M Zahir
Male’ is the capital city of the Maldives. It is the largest city in terms of population, infrastructure and development in the country. Located 4°10′30″N – 73°30′32″E, Male’ is at the southern edge of North Male’ Atoll (also known as Kaafu Atoll). Though geographically located in […]Continue Reading →
On 5th June this year we mark the World Environment day or WED 2011. This year WED supports the United Nations International Year of Forests with the theme, “Nature; at your service”. The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International year of forests to raise awareness on sustainable […]Continue Reading →
On April 4, 2011 By Maeed M Zahir
The Maldives contributes less than 0.01% of the global Green House Gas emissions; even so the country is one of those that will be affected the most due to the Global Climate Change.
Land loss and Beach erosion; Over 80% of the land area is less than 1 m above mean […]Continue Reading →