A Maldives island is among the beneficiaries of a fundraising effort launched Thursday with the sale of design-wear made from intercepted and upcycled marine debris.
Water seeped into two households each in the Hithadhoo, Feydhoo and Hulhudhoo wards of Addu City but no items were damaged, according to police, who assisted...
The study looked at who was responsible for tourism-related carbon emissions: travellers or the tourist destinations.
The Maldives Independent has received unconfirmed reports of two dengue-related deaths this year, including a foreign worker at a resort.
Finance Minister Ahmed Munawar secured US$165 million as financing from various multilateral donors during the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank's board of governors last...
How the paradisiacal islands of the Maldives emerged from the ocean is featured in the next episode of the new National Geographic documentary series One Strange...
Heavy rains and thunderstorms are also expected in the southern atolls, with moderate showers in other regions.
Volunteers from government offices, independent bodies and state-owned companies, as well as schools and private groups, collected 70 tonnes of waste.
Malé city council warned earlier this week there was a threat of disease because of littering in the capital.
The council said not enough had been done to keep Malé clean in the three years since the housing ministry seized control of waste disposal responsibilities.
Reclamation of about 70 percent of the lagoon around the northern island has doubled its landmass from about ten hectares to nearly 20 hectares.
"Visitor Centres" and boardwalks have been built in Fuvuhmulah's Eydhigali Kilhi and Addu's Koattey protected areas to offer hiking, bicycling and mangrove canoe tours as well...
Top Environment Protection Agency officials said they were prevented from warning the housing ministry to stop the ongoing ring road work.
The road, which is being widened in preparation for the opening of the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge, will connect Malé to Hulhumalé.
The spike across the Maldives, especially in the south, has led to complaints about an ice shortage to keep the fish frozen, as well as MIFCO...
Ecocare Maldives says the environmental impact assessment was done in 2011 and is outdated.
The Environment Protection Agency has ordered two vessels that ran aground on a reef to pay MVR100 million (US$6.5 million) as compensation for damages.