A green public lighting has commenced in Hoadedhoo, Gaaf Dhaalu atoll which will replace ninety street and harbor lights with LED lights, and power twenty of these with solar energy.

Reclamation project for K.Thulusdhoo commenced on 6th May 2014 and the works are being carried out by Boskalis International BV.

The Maldives “is not prepared at all” for the projected acceleration of sea level rise caused by the collapse of a glacier system in Western Antarctica, local environmental groups have said.

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has completed the “Project for Clean Energy Promotion in Malé” with the installation of solar panels at the Ministry of Finance and Treasury today.

Netherlands based maritime infrastructure company Royal Boskalis Westminster is committing “serious environmental crimes” in the Maldives, a local environmental group has said.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Sunday that serious problems had arisen due to Boskalis acting against the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in reclaiming the land of three is

The Ministry of Environment and Energy and Maldives Institute of Technology has signed an agreement to implement the HCFC phase-out in Fisheries Sector Phase II project to switch over from Hydrochl

Minster of State for Environment Mr.

Thoriq Ibrahim, Maldives Minister of Environment and Energy hailed the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) entitled ‘Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change’ and stated that this report confirmed that with rapid actions, technological means and behavioral changes it is still possible to avert the impending catastrophe. Read more in this April 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Maldives

Pune : The consensus outlook for the summer monsoon season (June-September), developed in the fifth session of the South Asian Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF-5), indicates below-normal to normal rai