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ECOCARE Maldives is suing the ministry of environment and energy and the Environmental Protection Agency in a bid to impose legal action against the reclamation of the Kulhudhuffushi Mangrove without proper measures to contain environmental degradation of the sensitive mangrove area.
The suit filed on November 8, 2017, was accepted and […]
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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 […]
On December 14, 2015 By Administrator
Re: The deliberations at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change / 21st Conference of Parties
ECOCARE MALDIVES welcomes the Government of Maldives along with the 195 countries involved during the deliberations at UNFCCC COP21, which has lead to the adoption of […]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 April 20, 2015 By Administrator
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 […]Continue Reading →
On March 28, 2015 By Administrator
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
“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 […]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 →
Regarding recent disturbing images of cruelty against Marine Turtles in Maldives
ECOCARE Maldives strongly condemns the acts of cruelty against the Marine Turtle by individuals and communities in the Maldives. We call for immediate action from relevant authorities to stop such atrocities against protected marine species […]Continue Reading →