“Averting catastrophe is still possible” said Thoriq Ibrahim, Minister of Environment and Energy when he hailed the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) entitled ‘

The Government of the Republic of Maldives and the Government of China, with a view to further developing friendly and cooperative relations signed the “Agreement on Agricultural Research Project C

South Asia needs up to $2.5 trillion of investment in infrastructure by 2020 if the region is to make further gains in battling poverty and provide for its growing population, the World Bank said o

A drought monitoring system is being developed in South Asia, in a collaboration between GWP and the IWMI. A first Assessment Report has been released by GWP South Asia and the GWP-WMO Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP). Over one billion people in South Asia are dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods.

The Olive Ridley Project was initiated in response to large numbers of olive ridleys turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) found entangled in fishing nets in the Maldives. This species of sea turtle is rarely observed in the Maldives; however, since 2011 marine biologists, dive masters and boat captains have recorded 47 olive ridleys entangled in fishing nets. The recorded entanglements have occurred through chance encounters suggesting the data only reflects a small proportion of the actual number of ghost net entrapments of olive ridleys in this region.

An international investors conference on renewable energy was held in the Maldives on Wednesday.

In March 2012, President Anote Tong of Kiribati, an archipelago nation in the Pacific, informed international journalists that his Cabinet has endorsed a plan to buy 6,000 acres on Fiji’s main isla

Some of the world's most recognizable and important landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and Sydney Opera House could be lost to rising sea-levels if current global warming trends are maintained

It’s impossible to prevent natural disasters completely but, their mitigation and adaptation are possible through accurate and timely forecasts

The health care delivery system of Maldives is organized into a four-tier referral system with the island level health facilities referring patients to higher level health facilities in the atolls, regions and to central level depending upon the need and service availability.

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