The first ever Manta Festival of Maldives which was jointly organized by Manta Trust, Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Four Seasons Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Baa Atoll Council and Dharavandhoo Council was held on the island of Dharavandhoo on 24 November.
Hats off to all those involved in making this event a reality; 20...
The second stakeholder meeting of Hanifaru Season 2018 was held at Baa Atoll Council Secretariat today. 15 participants from 9 institutions were present in this meeting.
The meeting was chaired by the Director General of Environmental Protection Agency of Maldives Mr.Ibrahim Naeem.
15 Stakeholders fr...
UNESCO has added 24 new sites to the list of Biosphere Reserves at the 30th Session on the International Coordinating Council of MAB Programme which is presented onoing at Palembang Indonesia.
The Republic of Moldova and Mozambique are the 2 countries who have designated biosphere reserves for the very first time.
The 30th session of the Man and the Biosphere Programme International Co-ordinating Council (MAB-ICC), the MAB Council or ICC, will be held in Palembang, South Sumatra Province, Indonesia from 23 to 28 July 2018. On this occasion, the MAB-ICC will decide upon the inclusion of new biosphere reserves into the World Biosphere Reserve Netwo...
Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve Office together with Baa Atoll Conservation Fund held a meeting with Baa Atoll Council today at the Atoll Council premises.
The main discussion point of the meeting included status of implementation of Management Plan for Olhugiri Protected Area. It was informed by Baa Atoll Co...
The first monthly meeting of Hanifaru Season 2018 was held at the Secretariat of Baa Atoll Council today. Representatives from Baa Atoll Council, Baa Atoll Conservtation Fund, Guest Houses, Dive Schools, Manta Trust, together with Biosphere Reserve Office and Maldives Police Services were present at this meeting.
BR Office wishes to inform all that the Office will be closed during the upcoming Hajj and Eid Holidays beginning 15/16/17 June 2018 and advise all to make the necessary arrangements prior to the holiday period in relation to acquisition of Hanifaru Access Permits.
Haniifaru Access Permits are available from Ministry of Environment...
Today is World Oceans Day and today comprise of an annual observation to honor, help protect, and conserve the world's oceans. The ocean provides us with many resources and services including oxygen, climate regulation, food sources, medicine, and more. World Oceans Day also provides an opportunity to take personal and community action to co...
A second MOU has been signed between the Secretariat of Hithaadhoo Council and Secretariat of Baa Atoll Council in managaing the protected area of Olhugiri today. Under the MOU signed between the two parties today Hithaadhoo Council will be working together in managing the protected area of Olhugiri together with BR Office and EPA.
Hanifaru was declared protected on 5 June 2009 and the protected area of coverage includes the uninhabited island of Hanifaru...
Mendhoo Region was declared protected on 5 June 2011 and the protected area of coverage includes the island of Nibiligaa...
Maahuruvalhi Reef Region was declared protected on 5 June 2011 and the protected area of coverage includes Maahuruvalhi Reef including...
Angafaru was declared protected on 6th of June 2009. The protected area includes Dhonfanuthila, Dhiguthila and Mahaanagaa.
Bathala Region was declared protected on 5 June 2011 and the protected area of coverage includes Bathalaahuraa reef and the...
Dhigali Haa was decalred protected in October 1999 and on 5 June 2011 the boundary area of Dhigali Haa was...
Olhugiri Island and its house reef was declared protected on 4th June 2006.
Mathifaru Hura Region was declared as protected on 5 June 2011 and the protected area of coverage includes Mathifaruhurra island...
Goidhoo Koaru Area is located on the nothern side on the inhabited island of Goidhoo. The area was declared protected...
The wreck of "Corbin" was declared protected on 5 June 2011 and the protected area of coverage includes area one...
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