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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 […]

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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 […]

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Monday, 20th April 2015

Re: Amendments proposed to the Maldivian Tourism Act – 2/99

ECOCARE Maldives would like to express our concern on proposed amendments to the Maldivian Tourism Act – 2/99, submitted to Parliament on 6th April 2015. Particularly the amendment proposed to Clause 15 of this Act.

The […]

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Saturday, 28th March 2015

Ecocare Maldives would like to express our disappointment over government’s decision to cancel all official Earth Hour Maldives events in Malé, including the main switch off event and music show.

We would like to appreciate the efforts of Earth Hour Maldives Country Team and other […]

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Maldives, exploring for oil
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On February 17, 2015 By

by Ula Ahmed

The Maldives, once the poster child for Climate Change is exploring for oil. Taking into consideration the fact that these islands are barely a meter above sea level and one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change, this is perhaps the last thing anyone […]

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“Divest or Drown!” read one of the orange papers hanging on the ‘divestment thought strings’, at our event. Friday, 13th February 2015. On Friday February the 13th, 2015, at 21:00 hrs, Ecocare Maldives took the ‘Global Divestment Day’ event public at Masveringe Park – Malè, a common socializing point […]

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What we know:

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 […]

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26th March 2014

Regarding the Land Reclamation Project carried out in Dhaalu. Meedhoo, Maldives.

It had come to our attention on Sunday, 23rd March 2014, that the Land Reclamation Project carried out by Boskalis International at Dhaalu Meedhoo, Maldives on contract […]

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Official Statement
3rd March 2014

ECOCARE Maldives believes and stands strongly by the Global Earth Hour movement, promoting the concept of “uniting people to protect the planet”. We believe in the cause and stand committed supporting the global idea. ECOCARE Maldives has been a partner of the Earth Hour Maldives initiative from the […]

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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 […]

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