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6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation

6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation

4 September, 2018 at 12:38 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Mark McMillan, Marine Biologist at LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives The Whale Shark Rhincodon typus is a truly magnificent creature. As the world’s largest living fish, recent research suggests that they can grow up to 18 meters in length and may live to over 100 years old. Whale Sharks have […]

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Raising Awareness through Underwater Art

Raising Awareness through Underwater Art

30 August, 2018 at 1:09 am Comments are Disabled

There are many ways that we can raise awareness of the issues facing the environment. The other week we focused on a duo of filmmakers using their passion and skill in the film industry to highlight plastic pollution in Britain. This week we’ve spoken to Hussain Ihfal, a talented artist […]

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The Sustainable Guide to Snorkeling and Diving with Turtles

The Sustainable Guide to Snorkeling and Diving with Turtles

24 August, 2018 at 12:05 am Comments are Disabled

We spoke to Dr. Claire Petros, veterinarian and biologist about her top tips for snorkeling or diving with turtles. After graduating from Oxford University with a degree in biological sciences Dr. Claire Petros’ work has taken her around the world; from South Africa to studying the health status of coral […]

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Baa Atoll: The Largest Manta Ray Aggregation in the World

Baa Atoll: The Largest Manta Ray Aggregation in the World

20 August, 2018 at 3:37 am Comments are Disabled

Just north of Ari Atoll in the Maldives, tiny Baa Atoll is a paradise for scuba divers and manta rays alike. On the edge of the open ocean above a gaping channel, this atoll enjoys a geographical location unlike any other around the world. Here, hundreds of manta rays and […]

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10 Things to Know Before your Maldives Local Island Diving Trip

10 Things to Know Before your Maldives Local Island Diving Trip

13 July, 2018 at 12:34 am Comments are Disabled

Thinking of staying on a local island in the Maldives? Here’s everything you need to know before booking your trip! Scuba diving from a local island in the Maldives is still something of a mystery to many divers. Until seven years ago, almost all dive tourists would either choose to […]

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Interview with PADI’s First Female Course Director from the Maldives, Zoona Naseem

Interview with PADI’s First Female Course Director from the Maldives, Zoona Naseem

7 December, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Zoona Naseem is only the second Maldivian to have attained the rank of PADI Course Director, and the country’s first female to do so. She is the owner of Moodhu Bulhaa Dive Centre in Villingili Island, just 10 minutes away from the capital, and is passionate about getting young people […]

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