While fishing is a niche market in the Maldives, one travel operator noted that angling was one of the UK’s most popular sports and a potential drawcard for the Maldives.
An unexpected commitment was an agreement in principle that SAARC countries would spend an “appropriate proportion” of their national income on renewable energy technologies.
Documentary film “The Island President” will be screened in the Maldives during the week of November 21, marking the fifth viewing of the film since its September debut at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, US.
People in Bangladesh and the Maldives are already living with the effects of climate change, writes Swadesh Roy, arguing that climate change should be the key focus for SAARC leaders.
No matter how much we try to replicate the features of the sea in a dolphin cage, there is no possibility that a dolphin held captive will be happy and healthy, writes Karam Ibrahim.
The ‘dolphin lagoon’ proposal, which recently received confused and heated media attention, aims to protect a favored yet abused species while appeasing popular demand.
Oxitec has encouraging results from test run of a mosquito genetically engineered to fight dengue in the Cayman Islands, Malaysia and Brazil. The Maldives is keeping tabs.
The Maldives has been officially rebranded with a new marketing slogan, ‘always natural’, and a fingerprint logo consisting of islands, corals, turtles, sharks and herons that transitions from blue to green.
“We are facing rapidly rising fuel costs; undeniably the way forward is sustainable agriculture using renewable energy technology in the agricultural sector.”