Entries by Agnes van Linden

[:en]Carpe Diem Maldives initiates “Rescue a Reef” program October 22/29,2017[:]

[:en]Carpe Diem Maldives Pvt. Ltd. confirms its ongoing collaboration with American organisation Coral Reef CPR with the launch of its official CSR program “Rescue a Reef”.  Taking a concerted approach towards protecting and restoring the health of coral reefs and marine life in the Maldives, “Rescue a Reef” invites guests to join marine expeditions on […]

[:en]Coral status Maldives[:]

[:en] Based on our recent surveys this year, here is a short summary on our findings of the status of the corals in the Maldives.  – First, all shallow snorkel depths from water surface to about 3 m was hardest hit by bleaching with a near total loss of table corals. We have found a […]

Coral bleaching Maldives 2016

Andy Bruckner, Coral Reef CPR Director Globally, 2016 is the warmest year on record, exceeding 2015- the second warmest. These steamy temperatures can be attributed in part to climate change and to the longest El Niño in history. The Maldives were no exception. During April/May 2016 the sea water temperatures heated up to 31-33 C; simultaneously […]

Coral Reef CPR joining Carpe Vita Nov. 10/20

Marine biologist from Coral Reef CPR joining again on Carpe Vita November 10/20 Andy Bruckner, Coral Reef CPR Director The Maldives is known for its megafauna, with annual arrivals of mantas and whale sharks, frequent sitings of pilot, humpback and even blue whales, dolphins, recovering shark populations and an abundance of hawksbill turtles.  The Maldives […]